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About Us

About Our Firm

Ferraro Hayes, CPA’s was founded in 1978 as Alvarez & Ferraro, PA located in Brandon, Florida. The firm has been in the same office location in Brandon since 1980. Although the firm name has changed a few times over the years, our principles have remained the same. We provide professional tax and financial advice to small businesses and individuals.

Our Team

Vincent Ferraro, CPA

Vince is one of the founders of our firm. He has been very involved in various community activities over the years, and has instilled his belief in community involvement within our firm. Vince has been a practicing CPA since 1974. Having accumulated years of experience in tax planning, financial planning, and estate planning, Vince continues to guide our existing clients in those areas. He is currently semi- retired and maintains limited hours in the office. Vince enjoys spending time with family and continuing his involvement in organizations throughout our community.

Michael Hayes, CPA, CFP®

Michael has been in the public accounting profession since 1995. Through testing and continuing education, Michael has also received the designation of Certified Financial Planner. He has extensive experience in guiding small businesses through tax law changes not only with compliance in filing but also with implementing tax efficient strategies. Michael focuses on consulting with small business owners on various issues including entity selection, retirement planning, and financial reporting including interpreting financial results. Michael is the sole shareholder of our firm. He enjoys traveling with his family and is a mediocre golfer.

Devoni Barnes

Devoni is a staff accountant with our firm. She has years of experience in bookkeeping and financial analysis. Her main focus is providing bookkeeping services for small business owners. This includes preparing monthly compiled financial statements, payroll services, and sales tax return filing. Devoni also prepares individual and corporate tax returns.

Jovita Hollins

Jovita is a staff accountant with our firm. Within our firm, Jovita provides a wide array of services to our clients. Bookkeeping, payroll, and sales tax return preparation are part of the primary services she provides to our small business clients. Jovita also prepares income tax returns for individuals and small business. She is originally from the windy city of Chicago.

Ashley Jones

Ashley oversees client relations within our firm. She is the voice you hear when calling our office and the person that greets you when entering our office. Ashley is a Notary Public registered in the State of Florida.