Steve Tacinelli was born in Bethesda, Maryland, but became a “Floridian” in 1978 when his father retired from the military. He attended Seabreeze High School and later, Florida State University. Steve holds degrees in Criminology and Accounting from FSU.
After working six years as a staff accountant and controller for two local businesses, Steve was hired by Holland Financial in 2008. His talents were quickly realized, and he was promoted to the positions of Controller and, later, Vice President of Tax Services. During his time with the firm, he has earned both the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) designation. These designations require a mastery of taxation, advanced accounting and financial operational management knowledge, including financial planning, analysis, control and decision support.
Steve is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA®). The CVA® is a professional designation awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® to individuals who have met the rigorous standards in the field of business valuation, financial consulting and litigation, and related consulting disciplines.
Steve says that he “likes working for a company that provides quantifiable and tangible benefits to its clients.” Steve is a member of the American Institute of CPAs®, Institute of Management Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts®.
When away from the office, Steve enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, Darlynn, who owns a local social media business, and their daughter, Lillian.