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Bill Trice, CPA, Partner Emeritus


Bill strives to find ways clients can preserve their earnings. He brings more than 30 years of experience in accounting, taxation, business consulting and auditing to his work at Crippen & Co. where he works with individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government clients. Bill worked at Merrill Lynch and with PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining the firm in 1987. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University. Bill currently serves on the Board for the College of Central Florida Foundation and has served on many other local charitable boards through the years. He was born and raised in Ocala and enjoys the plentiful opportunities for golfing and following Florida State University sports. His most cherished time is spent at the beach with his wife, Elaine, and their dog. Bill retired from Crippen & Co. in June 2017 after 30 years of commitment to his clients.

Bill is currently a member of several professional organizations and gives back to his industry and community through numerous volunteer positions including:

  • Past Chairman and current board member, College of Central Florida Foundation
  • Treasurer, Marion County Seminole Club
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past Chairman and board member, Hospice of Marion County
  • Past board member, Take Stock in Children
  • Past Director/current member, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership
  • Past member of audit committee, Munroe Regional Medical Center (MRMC)
  • Past President and board of directors, United Way of Marion County and Recipient of the Bonnie Heath Award of Excellence, 2001
  • Past President of the Mid-Florida Chapter of the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA)

1900 SE 18th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471



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