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Lisa Fairbanks, CPA, MSTSenior Manager

Lisa is a senior manager in the Tax & Accounting Services practice of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. She has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, working primarily as a tax accountant and consultant. Lisa’s expertise is broad-based in both domestic and international taxation and includes experience with manufacturing, non-profits, financial institutions, restaurants and other related service industries. She has also served in private industry with experience in tax research for two large multi-national conglomerate companies including Transamerica and Kodak. Her specialties include helping clients save thousands of tax dollars with the Research & Development Tax Credit, tax compliance, technical review, research and planning for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, non-profits and high net worth individuals.


  • M.S. Tax - Golden Gate University
  • B.A. Business - Michigan State University


  • Certified Public Accountant - Florida, Connecticut and Missouri
  • Master of Science in Taxation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Manufacturer's Association of Florida

Community Affiliations

  • Manna Food Pantry - Past President and Volunteer
  • IMPACT 100 Pensacola- Treasurer and Board Member
  • Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Board Member and Past Chair
  • Santa Rosa Leadership - Class of 2005
  • Leadership Pensacola - 2008
  • Pensacola Runners Association - Past Treasurer and Volunteer

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Industries of Focus