Phillip Haley, Jr

CPA

Phillip Haley, CPA has worked in the accounting industry for over 25 years.  He began his career in the tax department at KPMG, upon graduating from Louisiana Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree as well as a Master of Business Administration.  After 9 years as a Senior Manager at KPMG, Phil joined the James, Hardy, and Haley firm, where he became partner in 2002.  His areas of focus include but are not limited to: preparation of tax returns for business, individual, trusts and estates, and nonprofits; tax and estate planning; personal financial services, developing and maintaining successful client business relationships; business consulting; attestation services of compilations, financial statement reviews, and audits; forensic accounting; internal control projects.

Phil is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Florida Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He has been continuously involved in various community volunteer projects.

Phil@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4611 Office and Fax
(318) 393-5383 Cellphone
(469) 403-3036 Business Cellphone

Kevin Trimble

CPA

Kevin joined the firm in 2011. He became a CPA in December 2013 and his responsibilities include communicating with clients to discuss present and future tax saving opportunities, and completing tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts. Kevin is proficient in QuickBooks and accounting services. Kevin has also worked on audit, reviews and other attest engagements.

Kevin is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. Kevin is an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church and has served as the Treasury. Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University in Shreveport in 2011.

Kevin@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4627 Office and Fax

Vee Alidema

CPA

Vee Alidema, CPA joined James, Hardy, and Haley, CPAs in 2010 where she currently works as a senior manager.  Her responsibilities include preparation and review of tax returns for business, individual, trusts and estates, and nonprofits; tax projections and planning; developing and maintaining successful client business relationships; business consulting; attestation services of compilations and financial statement reviews, audits; forensic accounting; internal control; payroll processing; QuickBooks consulting; internal control projects; peer review team member.

Vee graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, where she was honored on the dean’s list several times.  She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is a certified QuickBooks user and speaks four languages.  She is involved with the Feed the Hungry Mission and various other areas with her church.

Vee@jameshardy.com
(469) 262-5619 Office and Fax

Justin Vinz

CPA

Justin Vinz, CPA joined James, Hardy, and Haley CPAs in 2015 where he currently works as a Principal. Justin is responsible for managing the firm’s audit and attestation department. Justin has over 13 years of public accounting experience, specifically in audit and attestation focused in audits of non-public companies, nonprofit organizations, employee benefit plans, and governmental. Justin also has extensive experience in engagements of internal controls, forensic accounting and fraud detection, agreed-upon procedures, and financial statement reviews and compilations.

Justin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Justin@jameshardy.com
(469) 262-5867 Office and Fax

Melanie Brown

Melanie joined James, Hardy and Haley CPAs in 2016 where she works as a Staff Accountant. Since joining the firm, she has assisted a diverse range of businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations with tax matters. She is proficient with QuickBooks as well as accounting services.

Melanie received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University in 2015 and her Master of Professional Accountancy in 2016. She is currently a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.

Melanie@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4617 Office and Fax

Aida Anello

Aida joined James, Hardy and Haley CPA’s in 2013. Her responsibilities include preparation of tax returns for business, individual, trusts and estates, and nonprofits; tax projections and planning; attestation services of compilations, financial statement reviews, and audits. She is proficient in QuickBooks and accounting services. She has a wide range of experience across various industries.

Aida received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University of Shreveport in 2014.

Aida@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4617 Office and Fax

Brandon Carr

Brandon Carr joined James, Hardy and Haley CPAs in 2020 as a staff accountant after graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Brandon’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the preparation of tax returns for businesses, individuals, trusts and estates, and nonprofits; tax projections and planning; attestation services of compilations and financial statement reviews, and audits.

Brandon is a member of the Louisiana Certified Public Accountants and is currently pursuing his CPA certification.

Brandon@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4684 Office and Fax

Laila Sachedina

Laila is a seasoned executive assistant with over 11 years in the field.  She joined James, Hardy, and Haley CPAs in 2018.  Her responsibilities include client bookkeeping, providing administrative support to partners and firm personnel, arranging travel, organizing meetings, as well as updating accounting and business records, preparing agendas, responding to correspondence, maintaining records, responding to visitors and telephone calls, formatting and finalizing financial deliverables, itemizing, regulating checks, pairing purchasing documents, and other. She provides services in a manner that demonstrates the highest levels of quality, accountability, and teamwork.

Laila is certified in QuickBooks and enjoys continuing professional education in many areas of accounting.

She loves spending time with her family and volunteers at various local hospitals, Anderson Elementary School, and her church.

Laila@jameshardy.com
(469) 275-4856 Office and Fax

Jan Bino

Jan joined James, Hardy and Haley, CPAs in 2019.  With a banking background, she brings a varied wealth of knowledge and experience to highlight customer service and staff support.  She provides administrative assistance for partners as well as all accounting staff and also ensures the smooth operation of the firm with effective and efficient handling of client inquiries.  Some of these support duties include payroll, handling the firm’s banking needs, scheduling continuing education for staff, scheduling travel arrangements for staff, creating and managing written communications, submitting and reconciling various accounting reports, maintaining supplies inventory, taking accurate minutes of meetings, coordinating office procedures, and various other administrative support related duties.

Jan is actively involved in her community and enjoys playing tennis with friends.  She also has a passion for exercise and loves to cook.  She spends her free time volunteering at local homeless shelters by helping to organize clothing drives and providing for those in need.

Jan@jameshardy.com
(318) 227-4622 Office and Fax