Our strength is our people. At Twilley, Rommel & Stephens we know that our team has made us the firm we are today. It is through hiring and retaining quality people with the talent to perform top quality work, as well as a passion to provide outstanding customer service, that has allowed us to become an established firm and earn a quality reputation. Through our people we achieve success and serve our clients better. We provide resources and incentives to help employees grow personally and professionally.We believe that people are the heart of our firm and want to introduce you to the TR&S family.
ROBERT L. STEPHENS, JR. CPA
Qualifications: BS Accounting- Salisbury University MS Taxation -University of Baltimore CPA CES
Expertise: Construction Estates and Trusts 1031 Exchanges Professional Memberships: (ex. A/CPA) AICPA
Community Interests and Family: Assistant Treasurer- Wicomico Rotary Club Salisbury Chamber of Commerce
Fruitland Chamber of Commerce
Qualifications: BS in Accounting/Business Administration from Salisbury University
Expertise: Medical Practices Dental Practices Law Firms, Engineering Firms Consulting Firms Closely held
privately owned businesses.
Professional Memberships: AICPA National Association of Professional Women
Community Interests and Family: Lives in Salisbury, MD. Has 3 children, one is an RN, and twins both in college. Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council-Treasurer, Board Member American Cancer Society Leadership Council-Board Member American Cancer Society-Relay for Life-Accounting Chair and Survivor’s Reception Chair.
JENNIFER WILLING CPA
Qualifications: BBA in Accounting from Loyola College Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships: AICPA MACPA
Community Interests and Family: Salvation Army, Chairman of Finance committee Wor-Wic Community College,
Accounting Program Advisory Committee Relay for Life, Accounting Committee Lives in Salisbury with husband and two
SARA LAVDAS CPA
Qualifications: BS Accounting- University of Maryland CPA Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
Expertise: Valuations Non-Profits
Professional Memberships:AICPA MACPA NACVA
Community Interests and Family: Salisbury Sunrise Rotary Club Member Salisbury Chamber of Commerce Member
Lives in Parsonsburg with husband, Nick, 6 month old daughter Maya, and chocolate lab daughter Emma.
Qualifications: BS Accounting- University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
Expertise: QuickBooks Pro Advisor (2008- 2014) Construction I Contractors Payroll Services
Community Interests and Family: Relay for life Junior Achievement United Way
Qualifications: Penn State University, QuickBooks Pro Advisor (2008- 2014)
Expertise: Corporate, Individual, Financial Statements, QuickBooks, Tax Planning
Professional Memberships: The Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association, American Production and Inventory Control Society
Community Interests and Family: Relay for Live, and Wounded Warrior Project. Her hobbies include running and reading.
TODD A. SMITH CPA
Todd A. Smith
Qualifications: BS in Accounting 1998 – Eight Years in Public Accounting, Eight Years as a Cost Accountant (seven in Agribusiness, one in Manufacturing), Ten years managing a franchise restaurant.
Expertise: S-Corp and Partnership tax, Personal Tax, Restaurant and Hospitality business, Payroll
Professional Memberships: AICPA, MACPA
Community Interests and Family: Treasurer – WillowTree Charities, Inc. (a nonprofit that raises money for autoimmune disorder research and education). I enjoy camping with my family including my two young grandsons.
THOMAS HUDSON CPA
Qualifications: BS Accounting- Salisbury University, MBA – University of Maryland, CPA
Expertise: Income Tax, Estate Tax, Financial Planning, and Governmental Accounting.
Community Interests and Family: Returned to the Eastern Shore after nearly five years with the Department of Defense. Currently lives in Salisbury with his wife, Sally.
Qualifications: BS Accounting- Salisbury University
Expertise: Small business consulting/tax Nonprofits Personal tax returns.
Community Interests and Family: Originally a Hartford County native, I have lived on the Eastern Shore
peninsula for almost twenty years. I now live in Delmar with my 3 children. I have volunteered in the community
with the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, United Way, and the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce.
Qualifications: BA Construction Management, Master’s in Accounting – East Carolina University,
Community Interests and Family: Matthew joins TRS after spending the past three years in the investment industry. He graduated from East Carolina University with a BA a Master’s. Currently, he lives in Ocean City with his wife, Lauren, and their daughter, Addison.
Qualifications: B.S. Accounting, Miami University of Ohio
Expertise: Audit, compilation and review engagements
Community Interests and Family: Kayla is a military spouse who relocated from western Pennsylvania to Salisbury. She graduated from Miami University of Ohio with her B.S. in Accounting in 2013. Since graduation, Kayla has worked in public accounting and continues to work toward reaching her CPA designation.
Qualifications: Quickbooks Pro Advisor Quickbooks Online Advisor
Expertise: 22 years bookkeeping 17 years personal income taxes
Community Interests and Family: Lives in Salisbury with husband of 32 years, David. Have 3 sons, Dave Jr., Christopher, and Jacob. One grandson David Ill. Member of a Southern Gospel Group call The Homeland Singers.
Community Interests and Family: Dawn recently moved to the area and volunteers for the Relay for Life.
Qualifications: B.S. Business Administration-Salisbury University A.A. Business Management-Wor Wic
Community Interests and Family: Volunteering in the community for various foundations including Junior
Achievement, Salvation Army, Wicomico County Humane Society. Member Fruitland Chamber of Commerce Lives in Fruitland with husband Jason and 3 children Averi, Siena and Lennon.
Qualifications: Attended Radford University Attended East Carolina University with concentration in
Accounting Has worked in Accounting field for the past 30 yrs.
Community Interests and Family: Relocated from Winchester,Va in November 2013 to be near 2 grown sons and new granddaughter living in Bethany Beach, De. Volunteers with Worcester Co. Humane Society
Community Interests and Family: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Volunteers at Wicomico Humane Society,
Member Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Volunteer Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore
Qualifications: BA Communications – The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
Professional Memberships: Lambda Pi Eta – Honor Society
Community Interests and Family: Relocated in 2014 from the Catskill Mtn. region in upstate NY, Lives in Salisbury.
Board Member of the Salisbury Jaycees -Treasurer, Participant/Volunteer for many community events and organizations.