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Andrew A. Barnette, CPA
Retired

Started the Firm - 1976

 

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

Andrew@BarnetteEvers.com 

 

Biography

 

Andrew A. Barnette founded the firm in October 1976.  He has 44 years of public accounting experience.  He received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in accounting (BBA) from the University of Georgia in 1971 and his Masters in Professional Accounting Degree (MPA) from the Georgia State University in 1973. His particular expertise is Income Taxes—Corporate, Individual and Fiduciary, Estate and Gift Taxes and Planning, Compilations, and Preparations.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He has served as president of the Cape Coral Rotary Club, president of the Cape Coral Rotary Foundation, a board member of Fifth Third Bank (South Florida), the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce, the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Cape Coral Community Foundation and the Chamber of Southwest Florida.  He has also served as a member of the board for Brighten the Corner Foundation, The Barbara Watt Foundation, First National Investment Services Company, First National Trust Company, First National Bank of Florida, Cape Coral National Bank and Landmark First National Bank.

 




Alex Evers, CPA, Managing Member
Joined the firm in August 2018


4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax      (239) 549-0148
Alex@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Alex Evers is a Cape Coral based CPA dedicated to providing exceptional business, tax, and accounting advice to individuals, startup businesses, and small companies in Lee County. His clients are primarily in the service sector, including attorneys, engineers, contractors, real estate agents, and information technology professionals. His focus is on individual tax preparation and providing small businesses with accounting and tax advice so that no individual or small business will feel like they are being overlooked for larger clients that require more attention.

Alex Evers goal is very simple - To provide a professional CPA experience at a reasonable price.

 

Education:

 

Attended and graduated at the University of West Florida - College of Business ( B.S. Business Administration, 1989 – 1994 )

 




John Roberto, CPA
Joined the Firm in 1999

 

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     Fax (239) 549-0148

JohnR@BarnetteEvers.com  

Biography

 

John Roberto, CPA is a 1970 graduate of Rutgers University. He joined the firm in 1985 for 2 years and then returned again in June 1999. His particular expertise is Income Taxes—Corporate, Individual and Fiduciary, Estate and Gift Taxes and Planning, Foreclosures, Short Sales and Bankruptcies. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has held a license for life and health insurance in Florida since 1992. He as served as Treasurer of the Cape Palms Condominium Association.

 


 



George Joseph, Staff Accountant
Joined the Firm in August 2013

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax     (239) 549-0148
GeorgeJ@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

George Joseph received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1992. He received his Master’s Degree of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1996. He received his Enrolled Agent designation from the Department of the Treasury in 2011.  He has 13 years of public accounting experience in addition to 4 years of corporate accounting experience.  He specializes in Corporate and Individual Income taxes as well as Corporate and Small Business Accounting.

 

George is a Certified ProAdvisor with Intuit QuickBooks.

 

Originally from Kentucky, George has resided in Estero, Florida since 2006 with his wife Jordan and his two children, Thomas and Leila. In his spare time he enjoys coaching youth sports, fishing and playing golf.

 


 

 


Naiane Pereira, Staff Accountant
Joined the Firm in November 2014

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

NaianeP@BarnetteEvers.com 

Biography

 

Naiane Pereira is a native of Brazil and moved to Florida when she was just 14 years old.  She graduated from Estero High School and later attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  During her time in school, she worked as a bookkeeper with a local CPA firm before joining our firm in 2014.  She is working on her Master’s Degree while studying to become a licensed CPA in Florida.

 

Naiane is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and in her spare time she enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures and languages.

 



 


Owen Andersen, Staff Accountant
Joined the Firm in November 2014

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax (239) 549-0148

 
OwenA@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Owen Andersen received his Bachelor of Science Degree with a double major in both Accounting and Finance from Iowa State University in May 2005 and his Masters of Accounting Degree from Iowa State University in May 2006. He began his professional career as an accountant in 2007. He has over 7 years of public accounting experience.  His particular expertise is in Personal Income Taxes, Corporate Taxes, Bookkeeping and Compilations.

 

In his spare time he enjoys bike riding to Lakes Park with his wife Nina and daughter Olivia, working in his yard, and riding the emotional roller coaster that is life as a fan of the Iowa State Cyclones.

 


 

 

Robert Knapp, CPA
Tax Season Only Employee

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

RobertK@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Bob Knapp graduated from the University of South Florida, Tampa with a BA degree in business administration. After acquiring his accounting education thru the Masters of Management Science Program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, Bob entered public accounting with a local firm in Orlando and subsequently with several other local firms and two national accounting firms, KPMG and McGladrey & Pullen. During his career, his main duties centered in providing auditing and tax services to clients concentrated in the agri-business and non-profit organizations sectors . During his career, Bob also operated his own firm which provided tax and accounting services to individuals and small businesses. Bob previously worked for our firm from 1991 until 1999. After retiring, he provided per diem services with other CPA firms in Orlando and Vero Beach before joining Barnette, Evers and Associates.

 




Cristina Encarnacion, Staff Accountant
Joined the firm in January, 2019 

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax     (239) 549-0148
CristinaE@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Cristina Encarnacion received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2012. She worked as a bookkeeper in a private company for four years prior to her graduation. Post-graduation she worked as a Tax Accountant with a local CPA firm for two years to then move to a private company where she has been working as a professional accountant since. She is working on her Master’s Degree while studying to become a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida.

 

Cristina was born in the Dominican Republic and is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and travel to the Caribbean.

 




Janet Konikow, IT Department
Joined the Firm in January 2014

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

JanetK@BarnetteEvers.com


Biography

 

Janet Konikow attended UW-Milwaukee, Mount Mary College and Milwaukee Area Technical College in Wisconsin.  She worked for two CPA firms in the Milwaukee area before moving to Florida in June of 2002.  She worked at two other CPA firms here in the Fort Myers area before joining our firm in January of 2014.  She has over 25 years of experience in payroll tax preparation, live and after-the-fact payroll processing, bookkeeping and accounting software loading and maintenance.

 

In her spare time she enjoys cruises, the North woods of Wisconsin, camping, boating and fishing with her husband Alan.

 




Christine Klein, Administrative Assistant
Joined the firm in October 2009

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax     (239) 549-0148
ChrisK@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Christine Klein graduated from Cape Coral High School in 1984 and was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America.  It was through this program that she began working for Andrew Barnette &Associates in 1983 when she was only 16 years old.  She continued working for the firm after graduation until 1996.  She then went onto provide bookkeeping/managing services to a local landscape company but returned to her “home” in 2009.

 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son Charlie, going to the beach with her friends and just enjoying life here in sunny Florida.

 





Petra Marcantonio, Administrative Assistant
Joined the firm in January 2019

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

PetraM@BarnetteEvers.com  

 

Biography

 

Petra is originally from New York and moved to Cape Coral Florida in 1977 with her family. She went on to graduate from Cape Coral High School and Edison Community College with a degree in Business. During that time she worked at Friendship Lanes, her family owned business, until she took over daily operation in 1990 through 2011. Petra was also at Florida SouthWestern State College Bookstore for 6 years before moving on to other interests. She enjoys cruising and traveling with her husband, family and friends as often as she can.

 

 




Bettie Krebs, Executive Assistant
Joined the firm in August 2018

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax     (239) 549-0148
BettieK@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Bettie Krebs is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. Bettie graduated from Stephens College and the University of Georgia. She started her career with Delta Air Lines and after 35 years, retired and moved to Orange Beach, Alabama. She then began to follow her grandchildren: first to Fernandina Beach, Florida and then to Cape Coral, Florida. Bettie’s hobbies are reading, time with family, Georgia football and playing Mah-Jongg.

 

 





Claudia Rodriguez
Firm Intern (Florida Gulf Coast University)

4427 Del Prado Boulevard

Cape Coral, Florida 33904

 

Phone (239) 542-0378

Fax     (239) 549-0148

ClaudiaR@BarnetteEvers.com  

 

Biography

 

Claudia Rodriguez joined the firm as an intern in January of 2019. She graduated from North Fort Myers High School in 2016 and is attending Florida Gulf Coast University. She is preparing her upcoming wedding in July with her fiancé while working on her Bachelors of Accounting Degree. Claudia is fluent in Spanish and in her spare time enjoys playing music, spending time with family and friends, and working in the worship ministry at King of Justice Church.

 

 




Leona Dever, Office Assistant
Joined the firm in January 2016

4427 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904

Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax     (239) 549-0148
LeonaD@BarnetteEvers.com

Biography

 

Leona Dever graduated from Fort Myers High School in 1964.  She managed her husband’s business, Dever Trucking until she opened her own business, The Old World Cheese Shop, in Naples, Florida in 1982.  After she sold her interest in the business she began her career in the banking industry beginning with First Florida Bank and continuing until her retirement from Wells Fargo in 2015. She then joined our firm working part time during tax season in January of 2016.

 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband of 52 years, Gary, working with AWANA Ministry at New Hope Baptist Fellowship, reading, baking and visiting with great grandchildren whenever possible.

 



Barnette, Evers & Associates, PLLC
4427 Del Prado Boulevard, Cape Coral, FL 33904
Phone (239) 542-0378
Fax: (239) 549-0148
Toll Free (800) 691-1040