Crystal McDuffie, EA
The STA staff is under the management and direction of Crystal L. McDuffie, EA who is principal and owner of STA. Crystal grew up in small business, has 20 years of accounting experience, and holds a B.B.A. from the accredited Accountancy program at East Tennessee State University. Crystal is certified to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent and is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.
Judy has served Stanfield, Thomas as a Customer Service Representative since the very beginning. Although she works primarily during the busy tax season, she often assists the staff throughout the year. Her smiling face will be greeting you when you enter our office as she monitors schedules and serves our tax clients.
Roxanne has over 21 years of various accounting experience. She most recently served as Payroll Manager for a non-profit college and previously worked as Office & Credit Manager for a large food distribution warehouse. Roxanne attended East Tennessee State University where she majored in Business. Roxanne is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor as well.
Beth has over 24 years of accounting experience with an emphasis in cost accounting. She was the Plant Controller at Ball Corporation for 18 years and worked as an accounting consultant for Ball for an additional 4 years. Beth received her MBA from King University. She serves our clients in general accounting services, payroll and tax services.
Lisa has over 25 years of experience in office management, accounts payable and receivables, banking, customer service and QuickBooks. Specializing in insurance, Lisa is licensed in both Tennessee and Virginia in Property & Casualty and Life & Health since 2004. She serves our clients in general accounting services, insurance and payroll.
Autumn graduated high school with a 4.0, has an Associate’s degree in both Business Administration and Accounting from Northeast State, and is currently enrolled in the accredited Accountancy B.B.A. program at East Tennessee State University. Autumn is the welcoming smile at Stanfield, Thomas and assists in general bookkeeping services, marketing and administrative duties.
Stephen C. Stanfield
Mr. Stanfield was a founding partner of Stanfield, Thomas & Associates in 1988. STA was owned and managed by Mr. Stanfield until his passing in October 2019. He had over 35 years of financial and tax experience and spoke widely on non-profit issues. Mr. Stanfield graduated from ETSU in 1978 and had post-graduate studies with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as an adjunct instructor at ETSU and NESTCC as well as serving on various non-profit boards and as Treasurer of a local United Way and Credit Union. Mr. Stanfield was certified to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent.