The Premier CPA Services PC Staff

Jackie L. Self

Jackie L. Self

CPA & Owner

Jackie Self is the owner of Premier CPA Services, which she started as Jackie Seabolt CPA in May 2011. Jackie was the sole CPA at the firm until hiring Donna Hills in 2018. Jackie received her CPA license in 2008 after earning an AA from Truett McConnell and a BS in Accounting from Kennesaw State University.

Before starting Premier CPA Services, Jackie worked as a CPA for Randy Kramer & Associates. She has more than 20 years of experience in tax, accounting, financial reviews and planning. She uses Quickbooks, Thompson Reuters Accounting & Tax, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Jackie enjoys speaking at events to inform the public about tax advantages and rules. She is the Past Chairman of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, the Past President & Treasurer of the Blue Ridge Rotary Club, and Treasurer of the Fannin County Scholarship Foundation.

Jackie is married to Jamie Self, and is the mother of two boys and one girl. She loves to travel, and her favorite book/movie is Gone with the Wind.

Mimi G. Smith

Mimi G. Smith

CPA

Mimi is a graduate of North Georgia College with a BBA in Accounting and Finance. Mimi received her CPA license in 2000.

Mimi has more than 34 years of public accounting experience, which includes tax, accounting, auditing, payroll, sales tax, financial reviews and planning.

Mimi is married to Chris and has two sons, Clayton and Chandler. She enjoys attending college football games and spending time at the lake.

Annette Tyo

Annette Tyo

Enrolled Agent

Annette joined the Premier CPA Services team in ____.

She was born and raised in Upstate New York, where she also raised her two boys. After many years doing bookkeeping, she went back to college when her boys were teenagers and earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY Oswego in December 2011. In 2014, Annette received her Enrolled Agent status with the IRS.

Working for different size accounting firms over the years has provided Annette with extensive experience — with more than 20 years in accounting/bookkeeping and more than 10 years in tax preparation.

When she’s not working, Annette is a bit of a gypsy, enjoying nature, reading, writing, festivals, concerts, hiking and the arts.

Diane Gayle

Diane Gayle

Staff Accountant

Diane came to us from South Carolina with 18+ years experience as a Staff Accountant. Diane has many years experience with QuickBooks, accounting and tax return preparation. She is trained to prepare both individual and business returns, along with accounting and payroll.

Amber Graves

Amber Graves

Payroll & Sales Tax

Amber previously served as our Office Manager, but was promoted to Payroll & Sales Tax Specialist in 2021. She prepares payroll check calculations, monthly payroll deposits, monthly and quarterly sales and payroll reports, and bookkeeping for our clients. Originally from Oregon, Amber lives in Farner, Tenn.

Carla McClure

Carla McClure

Bookkeeper & Tax Preparer

Carla is a 1995 graduate of Truett McConnell College, and 1997 graduate of the University of North Georgia. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and has more than 24 years’ of experience. She has worked in accounting, auditing, payroll services, individual tax prep and sales tax prep.

When she’s not in the office, she spends time with her two children, goes to the gym, and travels.

Kimberly Mortimer

Kimberly Mortimer

Officer Manager/Administrator

Kimberly is our Office Manager and Administrator.