Catherine (Cathe) Hendrickson - CPA
Financial professional whose experience has been across at various levels of management within a diverse range of industries including health care, manufacturing, small business and tax consulting. She enjoys building relationships while working to understand their business and personal financial goals. Catherine graduated magna cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She completed her CPA educational requirements at Metro University in Denver, Colorado Masters program. Currently holds an active CPA License from the State of Colorado and member of the AICPA.Before moving to South Carolina in 2020, Catherine spent 30 years in Colorado raising her three sons. She enjoys beach life, discovering new places and is an avid hockey fan.
Alice Williams - Staff Accountant / QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Alice Williams, originally from Tennessee, has lived in the Charleston area for the last 16 years. She is married with 8 children including 4 boys and 4 girls. She has six beautiful grandchildren. Alice has worked as a tax preparer through the IRS for the last 13 years and 11 years at a nonprofit. She has spent the last 10 years working in the non-profit sector as an accounting manager and staff accountant. She holds a MS in Accounting with a concentration in Forensic Accounting from Strayer University. She has plans to work towards obtaining her CPA license. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Other hobbies include hiking, riding motorcycles, horseback riding, and walks on the beach. She loves working with clients and meeting new people.
Angel Urie-Dobson - Staff Accountant / QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Angel Urie-Dobson is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of south Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She started interning and gained experience as a student and pursued a career following graduation in 2008. With over 13 years of tax experience, she is also a licensed insurance agent (Life, Health, Property & Casualty). A wife of P&T disabled Marine veteran, and mother of three. She's a native of James Island, SC and loves the career path that she has chosen. At Hood's Tax & Accounting, she looks forward to working with and meeting new people.
Allen Carter - Tax Preparer
Allen is a distinguished military graduate of The Citadel. He operated a family owned insurance and real estate firm and other family owned businesses in North Charleston. Serving as a Trustee of Charleston County School District, Porter Gaud and Charleston Southern University. He is the president of Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and is on the board of directors in the Roper Hospital System. He has worked for the IRS as a tax preparer for about ten years. Allen has been married to Brenda for 56 years and has two daughters and five grandchildren.
Kim Baker - Administrative Assistant
Born and raised in a rural area outside of Rochester New York. A graduate of Finger Lakes Community College and Dowling College. Retired from Fedex after thirty-six years in 2018, from driving a truck to administration. Married to Scott for over 34 years, five children and four grandsons. In her spare time she is usually found quilting at the sewing machine, gardening and traveling. Following two of her grandchildren and to escape the snow, she now calls Charleston home. She looks forward to meeting all new and current clients.
Judy Martin - Reviewer
Judy Martin has been working for Hoods Tax and Accounting since 2003. Judy and her husband, John, have three sons and seven grandchildren. She does checking, processing, and acts as receptionist at Hoods. In her pastime she like work outside in her garden and spending time with family.
Martha Boutilier - Reviewer
Martha moved from the New England area to Moncks Corner, SC when her husband retired at the end of 2016. She received a Bachelor of Science in Textiles & Clothing from the University of Rhode Island and a Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounting from Bryant University. Martha worked several years for a small CPA firm, followed by over twenty years in the financial field for a large International Corporation at their Rhode Island headquarters. She and her husband of 39 years have two children and two grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family including dog Molly, gardening and anything on or near the ocean.
Fran Lopata - Processor
20 years after high school graduation, I went back to school and earned an Associate's degree in Secretarial Science. Yes, 2 years of shorthand to get that degree.
With 30 years experience in the corporate world, it seems that I was always involved with numbers. October 4th we became proud great grandparents (Nonna and Pap) to a beautiful baby girl. While I love living in the Lowcountry, we don't see
our beautiful Nevaeh as much as we would like. This time last year our family
welcomed another addition, our deputy sheriff granddaughter married a
Carolyn Gokey - Receptionist
Carolyn is a new 2024 addition to our Tax Organization. Carolyn recently retired from the US Federal Government after 43 years of civilian service. She is not a native of the Charleston area, but says, "she got here as fast as she could," originally being from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Carolyn has 3 children and 6 grandchildren, all of which are local. During her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, participating in church activities, and socializing with friends.