Lori K. Kelley, CPA

Lori K. Kelley, CPA

Lori Kelley has been with the Firm since 1994 and is a Member in the Firm’s Tax Division.

Lori is the Director of Tax for the Destin office. She concentrates on areas of income tax planning and compliance for businesses, individuals and tax-exempt organizations, retirement and estate planning and small business accounting consulting. Lori resides in Fort Walton Beach, FL with her husband and three children.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
    University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (formerly ASWA) National Board, Vice President
  • Athena International Award Recipient, 2008
  • Top 12 Business Women of 2009, Emerald Ladies Journal
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Northwest Florida State College Foundation, Past President and Board Member
  • Niceville – Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • Walton County Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • Emerald Ladies Journal, Emerald Lady, June 2008
  • 2001 Honorary Commander, 58th Fighter Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base

Ask Me About

  • Tax planning and navigating through the tax code for your business and individual needs
  • Becoming your business partner, from Quickbooks support and payroll calculation to preparation of monthly financial statements
  • My love of all things baseball – from statistics and scoring the game to meeting my goal of seeing a game in every MLB park in the country
  • How my boss, now my husband, convinced me that an accounting degree was the way to go
  • How the beach and a good book is my favorite way to de-stress