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Brenda Ford, CPA, PFS


Brenda listens closely to clients so she can address their questions in a way that works best for them. She is one of only four CPAs in Ocala who have the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of CPAs. She has more than 29 years of tax and auditing experience in individual, trust, estate, commercial, nonprofit and government areas. Brenda is licensed both in Florida and Massachusetts, and she is an Investment Advisor Representative (Series 65). Brenda was born and raised in East Bridgewater, Mass. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Management Advisory Services from Southern New Hampshire University in 1988. Brenda enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.

Brenda’s passion for her profession and community are reflected in her volunteerism:

  • Current Governor-appointed board member of the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County
  • Past Treasurer of the Vanguard High School Roundtable Runners Cross Country Booster Club
  • Past Treasurer of the Vanguard High School Advisory Council
  • Past President of Altrusa International of Ocala, Inc.; past Treasurer and District Three Committee Chair
  • Past board member of the Angels in Arms Preschool, Angels in Arms Finance Committee, and Blessed Trinity Finance Committee
  • Member of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Ocala Address

1900 SE 18th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471

Ocala Phone


The Villages Address

561 Fieldcrest Drive, The Villages, FL 32162

The Villages Phone


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Brenda Ford, CPA, PFS
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