Jill graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida in 1989 and completed the Master’s of Accountancy program the following year. Jill began her career with the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLP in the Mobile office and later transferred to the Birmingham office. She became a manager in the tax department specializing in corporate, foreign and multi-state taxation. Jill is the past president of the West Florida chapter of the FICPA and past chairperson of the Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County. Jill is also a member of Leadership Santa Rosa, Class 31.
Tim Wheat has worked in public accounting since 1988. After graduating from Troy University (Troy State University) in 1987, Tim joined Saltmarsh, Cleveland, & Gund. In 1993, Tim started the public accounting firm Tim Wheat, CPA. His practice had an emphasis on tax planning and preparation for individuals, corporations, and partnerships as well as bookkeeping services for small business. Later, he sold his practice to become an owner/operator of several small Franchise businesses. In August, 2018, Tim joined Jill Sport, CPA, PA to make the new firm of Sport & Wheat, CPA, PA. Throughout Tim’s career as a CPA and small business owner, he has worked with small, medium, and startup businesses, giving him the knowledge and experience to help clients with strategic business planning for future growth and success.