- Our Team
We leverage 30+ years of manufacturing experience to provide the right solutions.
Manufacturers and distributors face no shortage of challenges both domestically and internationally. You must constantly balance capital funding needs, limited resources and labor costs while keeping up with the competition. In order to capitalize on your maximum growth potential, you need a business partner equipped to address quality controls, constant technological advances, regulatory considerations and cost reduction while maintaining a close eye on your bottom line.
We understand, and we’re prepared to assist. Our dedicated team leverages 30+ years of experience in manufacturing and distribution to provide the right solutions to your individual company challenges. Our leaders even have membership in industry trade groups, such as the Precision Metal Forming Association, allowing the delivery of even further targeted insights to meet your goals.
We work in a variety of industry sectors to provide insight and direction through our main offerings:
We also offer a variety of other beneficial consulting services, including:
You must constantly balance capital funding needs, limited resources and labor costs while keeping up with the competition.
Bill has more than 30 years of accounting and consulting experience. He specializes in several areas, including construction accounting, manufacturing accounting, and sales and use tax consulting.
Jim oversees Hobe & Lucas’ accounting and audit practices. He also works in the accounting, tax and audit practices. In addition, he works with litigation support services, and performs due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
Lawrence began his career as a utilities analyst more than 25 years ago, transitioning to public accounting in 1992. Lawrence lives by the philosophy that accountants are storytellers—accountants tell the story of where an individual, family or business has been.
Melissa began her career with Hobe & Lucas in 2005. She prides herself in providing quality tax preparation, accounting and consulting services to closely-held businesses and their owners.
She brings 10 years of accounting and auditing experience, with a focus on financial service companies, broker-dealers, construction contractors and employee benefit plans.
Jorge handles accounting, tax and other services for clients of varying size and complexity, mostly in manufacturing, construction and retail. He has been in public accounting since 1996.
Kevin joined Hobe & Lucas in 2002. He works on domestic and international tax matters for closely-held and public companies, ranging from startups to companies with more than $1 billion in revenue.
Thad has been working with an extensive range of clients since 1998, providing tax, attest and accounting services.
Tricia joined Hobe & Lucas in December 2020. She has over 15 years of experience in public accounting working with regional/national firms