Meet Our Team

Meet our Gainesville CPA Firm

Marc Schnoll, CPA, MBA, MAcc

In 2004, Marc Schnoll purchased an existing CPA practice and created Sexton & Schnoll, CPAs. Earlier in his career, he worked in public accounting for five years and in the private sector for another eight years. Having worked in small and growing businesses and now owning one, Marc is an expert in small business finances. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, and he also earned Master’s Degrees in both business administration and accounting from the University of Florida. He is a licensed CPA in Florida and Wisconsin. Marc recently became a Certified Tax Coach. This advanced training enables him to specialize in strategies to help his clients to legally pay less tax. Beyond knowing how to achieve the best results under the current rules, it is also an opportunity for clients to take control of how much you pay in taxes. As a certified tax coach, Marc can more effectively teach his clients what they need to know to control your financial future.

Candice Woods, Enrolled Agent

Candice Woods serves as the Senior Accountant at Sexton & Schnoll, handling tax return review, IRS correspondence, tax research and financial reporting. In 2005, she graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in business administration, majoring in accounting. She joined Sexton & Schnoll in 2006. In 2013, Candice became an Enrolled Agent (EA), earning the highest credential awarded by the IRS and allowing her to represent taxpayers before the IRS.

Christian Joiner, CPA

Originally from Tifton, GA., Christian Joiner earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Valdosta State University. After graduation, he decided to relocate to Florida, choosing Gainesville over Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. Christian recently completed his CPA exams and earned his certification. He is eager to translate his skills into working with clients in his primary areas of responsibility - auditing, bookkeeping and tax-related issues in order to improve their financial positions.

Margaret Macy

Margaret serves as the Office Manager at Sexton & Schnoll. Prior to her 2012 arrival here, Margaret worked in the multi-family property management industry for 28 years. She handled 800-unit rental properties in Maryland and then 500-unit properties here in Gainesville. Her experience in managing the operational and financial aspects of properties as well as her attention to detail and high level of organization makes her an essential part of the Sexton & Schnoll team.

Allen Hazard

Allen is a Staff Accountant and the Information Technology Manager at Sexton & Schnoll. He mainly handles general accounting responsibilities for clients and IT issues for the office. He started with the company in 2003, one year before Marc purchased the practice. Allen’s expertise in information technology makes him an integral contributor to Sexton & Schnoll’s success.

Chrissy Hammond

Chrissy’s primary focus is to provide general auditing services to clients at Sexton & Schnoll. Her background in these services includes work for government agencies, non-profits and for-profit businesses. She holds a 2008 bachelor’s degree and a 2011 MBA, both from St. Leo’s University. She has 10 years of audit experience, both in public accounting and in private business.

Jodi Thompson

Jodi, a Gainesville native, serves as a staff accountant at Sexton & Schnoll. She earned dual degrees from John Brown University in Arkansas in 2010 – one in accounting and the other in exercise studies. After returning to Gainesville in 2011, she opened a personal training business but returned to accounting in 2015. She works in the areas of bookkeeping and payroll for non-profits and small businesses.