Vicky Dotson

Vicky Dotson

Vicky L. Dotson, CPA/CGMA

Director of Business Services & Outsourcing, Shareholder

Vicky Dotson began her career in audit for a national firm and served as controller for various privately‑owned businesses before returning to public accounting. Vicky joined the Hamic Previte & Sturwold team in 2015 and has 30 years’ financial accounting experience in both private and public sectors. Vicky serves as the firm’s director of Business Services & Outsourcing and utilizes her accounting, tax and process management experience to provide exceptional client support and service.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member - Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Member - Church of the Resurrection
  • Former Treasurer - Friends of Santa Fe Catholic High School

Personal

  • Vicky lives in Lakeland with her husband, Fred.  They have three sons, and she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.

Designations and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Florida & Missouri
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting,
    University of Missouri

Raymond Earl Sturwold

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Raymond Earl Sturwold

R. Earl Sturwold,

CPA

Dade City Managing Partner

Professional Experience
Hamic Previte & Sturwold, P.A.
Lakeland, FL - 1980 to Present

  • Received certification from Florida State Board
    of Accountancy in 1981
  • Promoted to Partner of firm 1981
  • Client engagements include areas of individual and business, agriculture, trusts and estates

Community Involvement

  • Academy of the Farm
  • San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union
  • Workforce Housing Ventures, Inc.

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
    University of South Florida 1976

James Previte

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James L. Previte, CPA/CFF/PFS

Vice President, Shareholder

James Previte has over 10 years’ experience concentrating in tax compliance and advisory services for closely-held companies and high net worth individuals. He is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), a Personal Financial Specialist, and a current candidate for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He currently serves as the director of litigation support services for the firm.

Professional Affiliations

  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services
  • AICPA Tax Section
  • AICPA Personal Financial Planning (PFP)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Member FUMC Finance Committee
  • Member Alliance for Independence Board of Directors
  • Member Pigfest Lakeland Board of Directors
  • Executive Board READ Lakeland Inc

Personal
Born and raised in Lakeland, James now lives in Bartow with his wife, Kate, and their two sons. He enjoys fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Designations and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • Candidate for Accredited in Business Valuation Credential (ABV)

Areas of Special Interest

  • Economic damage quantification for individuals
  • Lost profits and business interruption calculations
  • Valuation for closely held businesses
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring
  • CFO advisory services
  • Advanced retirement planning, ESOP Coordination and NUA Tax Planning

Education

  • Master of Accountancy
    University of South Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance
    Florida State University

Stephen Hamic

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Steve Hamic

Stephen H. Hamic, CPA

Managing Partner

Professional
Hamic Previte & Sturwold, P.A.
Lakeland, FL - 1979 to Present

  • Received CPA certification from Florida State Board of Accountancy in 1980
  • Promoted to Partner of firm in 1980
  • Retained engagements in areas of individual, corporate, partnership, trusts and estate taxation
  • Retained engagements include renowned golf course architects and professional athletes with concentration in golf (LPGA, PGA, Champions and Symetra tours)
  • Appointed Receiver Florida’s 12th Circuit Court

Education
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Florida State University (1978)

Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Executive Board Business Voice of Greater Lakeland
  • Florida State University College of Business Board of Governors
  • Leadership Polk Class IX
  • Leadership Lakeland Class XXX
  • Lakeland Citizens Advisory Budget Committee
  • Elder - First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland
  • Current/Former Treasurer - various State, Judicial and City of Lakeland political campaigns
  • Former Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer - David Leadbetter Enterprises
  • Former Regional Vice President - Florida State University Alumni Association
  • Former Member - Lakeland Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Contributor Golf Digest May 2006 “Tour Taxes”