RESUME OF ROBERT W. NICHOLSON, CPA, CFP®
1993-Present – Self-employed CPA, Atlanta, Ga. Services
include all aspects of income and estate tax planning, tax compliance,
and accounting services. Clients are primarily small businesses and individuals.
1992-1993 – Property tax consultant with Consultax, Inc, Atlanta,
Ga. Negotiated property tax settlements for commercial real estate owners.
1988-1992 – Served as controller and CFO of Boston, Ma. division
of Trammell Crow Residential Co. (1988-1990.) Handled all accounting
and finance functions of apartment and condominium development with staff
of six until office closed
in 1990. Served as investment manager for
Trammell Crow Interests Co., Dallas, Texas. (1990-1992.) Managed Trammell
Crow family investment in Trammell Crow Residential Company as well as
other family assets.
1986-1988 - Consultant to tax department of Contel Corporation, Atlanta,
Ga. Primarily performed tax research and handled aspects of IRS audits.
Part-time position in conjunction with Tarica and Co. phase out. (see
1979-1988 – Partner in charge of tax department of Tarica & Co.,
CPA’s, Atlanta, Ga. (1979-1985.) Managed staff of 3-4, handling
all aspects of tax planning and compliance for small business and individual
clients. Sold partnership interest to other partners in 1985 and remained
as consultant on part-time basis through 1988.
1978-1979 – CFO of Village Centers, Inc., Atlanta, Ga. – strip
shopping center developer. Handled all accounting and finance functions
with staff of one person.
1971-1978 – Employed in tax department of Arthur Andersen & Co.,
CPA’s, Atlanta, Ga. Promoted to tax manager in 1976. Served medium
and large business clients and related individuals in real estate, manufacturing
and banking industries with tax planning and compliance services.
University of Georgia, BBA, 1971. Accounting major. 3.4 of 4.0 GPA.
College for Financial Planning, Denver, Colorado, CFP® Professional
Education Program, 1998.
CPA in Georgia since 1973. CFP® since 1999. Member AICPA and GSCPA.
Married with two children. Coached/managed youth soccer from 1992-2005.
Member and Past-President of Druid Hills Kiwanis Club. Member of Northwood
Country Club, Gwinnett County, Ga. Enjoy golf, movies, reading, staying