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Our Team

J. Burton Gruber

Burton is one of the founding partners of GRUBER|KINGSLEY, and has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 1971. He is considered a specialist in general accounting, tax planning, business start-ups and expansions, medical practice management, including admissions/departure negotiations, compensation arrangements, and real estate investing analysis. During his career, Burton has been the motivating force behind many start-up business ventures that have since gone on to establish themselves as household names.

Julie Kingsley

Julie is one of the founding partners of GRUBER|KINGSLEY, and has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 2001. With her years of experience, her background includes finance, administration and public accounting across diverse industries, in conjunction with financial services, healthcare, legal services, professional services, and manufacturing. Julie’s exceptional business acumen for operations, growth, and profitability has been honed through solid leadership abilities regarding financial management, cost reductions, internal controls, productivity, management, business planning, and staff development. Julie often functions as a high touch offsite CFO by strategizing with clients to help to achieve their goals.

Lori Evers

Lori joins the GRUBER|KINGSLEY, P.C. team as a CPA and CAP® (Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®). As a former Principal at Evers & Fox, P.C., and later on a retired Partner of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, Lori continues to ensure that our mutual clients achieve their personal, family, and financial goals. She is a specialist when it comes to working with High Net-Worth Individuals. Her 35+ years of accounting expertise include Executive Compensation Issues, Stock Option Exercise and Diversification Strategies, Philanthropic Planning, Small Business Tax Planning and Growth Strategies, Tax Planning and Preparation for various Trust and Estate returns, as well as IRS audit and other issues related thereto. Lori’s service work and dedication has earned her several volunteer and leadership awards in the CPA and Sandy Springs communities, and we are stronger with her as part of our team.

Stephanie Franek

Stephanie is GRUBER|KINGSLEY's Director of Trust & Estate Tax Services, and specializes in individual, trust and estate tax. Her experience with complex trusts allows her to work closely on the details with her clients, as well as the big picture by taking into the consideration the needs of their families. She entered public accounting in 2008 and graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters in Taxation in 2013. Stephanie is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council.

Marcia White

Marcia has over 20 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. In her accounting roles, Marcia has worked with internal departments to ensure shareholder profitability. Marcia continues to provide professional service to GRUBER|KINGSLEY clients ensuring their needs are met and their expectations exceeded.

Christine Selema

Christine has over fifteen years of experience with client relations, office systems, and staff management. Christine acts as the office manager, but often wears many hats providing various services to clients, as well as assisting our staff in daily administrative and accounting functions. She holds several degrees in Education, and taught for 11 years prior to joining our GRUBER|KINGSLEY team. Christine provides organizational and administrative structure to the office, and continues to help satisfy client leads.

Sergio Coppola

As an external consultant, Sergio provides GRUBER|KINGSLEY and the firm's clients advanced technology support, ensuring the firm has the latest and best software and hardware to serve client needs at the highest level. In 1993, he founded his own business, NetServ, which for the past 23 years, has been assisting small- to medium-sized businesses with information technology support, consulting services, and hardware sales. NetServ currently supports over 90 customers in the Atlanta area, providing all of their information technology needs by offering custom-fit assistance for each individual company.