(706) 464-6140

Committed to saving you money and growing your business.


Locations To Serve You

Phenix City, Alabama

Kennesaw/Acworth, Georgia

Phone: (334) 298-6553 Phone: (770) 529-8802
Fax: (866) 292-1640 Fax: (866) 292-1640
Email: NewsomeTax@Gmail.com EMail: NewsomeTax@Gmail.com
Notary Anytime: (706) 464-0726

Meet Our Year Round Staff

Patty A Hoell

Patty A. Hoell, Founder & CEO

Phone: (706) 464-6140
email: patty@newsomesbbs.com

Patty A Hoell is the company founder with over 20 years of experience in tax & accounting. She handles all of our business, partnership, and corporate returns along with advising our business clients on how to grow their business and save money on taxes. She is very knowledgeable and driven with a belief that respect & credibility is the key to any business relationship. Also, knowing that continued education is the only way to be successful & grow, she requires all employees, including herself, to undergo yearly training to stay up to date on the latest tax law changes. Outside of business, her passions are spending time with family and friends, and time at the lake.

Patricia Jennings

Patricia Jennings, CFO & Notary

Phone: (334) 298-6553 --- Notary After Hours: (706) 464-0726
email: Pat@NewsomeSBBS.com

Pat has been an officer of Newsome’s Tax & Accounting since 2010 and is now our Chief Financial Officer. When it comes to money, there is no one you could trust more. Being on-time, dependable, & loyal is just part of her character. She is the essence of a true, hardworking, southern woman having had worked at the mill most of her life. She manages our Alabama office along with processing weekly payroll. She is also a school bus driver for Smiths Station, so your kids may know her quite well. Stop in and say hello in our Phenix City office, you too may already know her. If you need a Notary, she is your lady. Available Monday thru Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM or, by appointment only, after 5:00 PM. Just call her cell for an appointment at (706) 464-0726.

Tawny Fernandez

Tawny Fernandez, CMO & Head Tax Preparer

Phone: (770) 529-8802
email: Tawny@NewsomeSBBS.com

Employed with Newsome’s Tax & Accounting since 2009, she has worked her way up to be the Chief Marketing Officer and is our Head Tax Preparer and Trainer in our Georgia office. She graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in German. She has a love of traveling and lived in Germany for 6 months while attending Paderborn Universität. Tawny also works with our sister company, The Coffee Hut, and has a weak spot for a good cup of coffee and her 2 dogs, Phenix & Sierra. If you have any questions for her, just message our Facebook page. She’ll be the one to respond.


Jonathan Wall, Accounting Manager

Phone: (770) 529-8802
email: Jon@NewsomeSBBS.com

Jon did not spend his life in the accounting filed however, with a quick grasp, understanding, and passion for accounting; he has quickly become our Accounting Manager. Employed with us since 2016, he takes great pride in a job well done. What more can you ask for then that? Along with working with Newsome’s, Jon is involved with Wild Horse and Burro, a nonprofit organization. He is a southern gentleman with all of the charms and a father of two grown sons. Spending time on the lake is how he spends his weekends because he knows how to work hard during the week, and relax on the weekends!


Lisa Sports, Head Tax Preparer

Phone: (334) 298-6553
email: Lisa@NewsomeSBBS.com

Employed with us since 2014, Lisa has recently been promoted to Head Tax Preparer. She has shown us that she knows how important it is to keeping our customers happy and satisfied and not only does she manage the Alabama staff during tax season, but she is their instructor as well. Training and taxes are just a part of her job; being educated with many years of experience in the accounting field, she is also one of our staff bookkeepers. On a personal note, anyone who knows Lisa will agree, with her bubbly personality, she will make you smile as she explains important details about your tax return. She is a mother, grandmother, and fur mom. A proud Alabama fan, born and raised in Phenix City, Alabama!

Meet Our Seasonal Staff


Bobbie Frazier, Senior Tax Preparer

Phone: (334) 298-6553
email: Bobbie@NewsomeSBBS.com

Our Senior Tax Preparer who has been with us since 2013. As most of our tax preparers, she only works with us on a seasonal basis. With years of experience in the stressful life of banking, she now enjoys a relaxed life in the service industry but don’t be fooled; Bobbie is as sharp as they come. She loves interacting with customers and is another one who goes the extra mile to make sure our customers are happy and satisfied. If you have a question or don’t understand something, just ask Bobbie. She will be sure to get you the answer you need and make sure you understand it. She is a native of Phenix City, another Alabama fan, and has two little pups that she adores and loves. Just ask her for a picture, she has a ton on her phone. If you are the type of person that wants to laugh as you have your teeth pulled; you need to talk to Bobbie. She will have you laughing before you know it.


Dawn Brandon, Tax Preparer

Phone: (334) 298-6553
email: Dawn@NewsomeSBBS.com

Dawn Brandon is the most non-judgmental, outgoing, and drama free woman you could ever meet. She has been a seasonal tax preparer with Newsome’s since 2016 and a fulltime insurance agent, with over 10 years of experience, at Affordable Insurance Agency. She is originally from Manchester, GA, yet, has been a resident and part of the local community for over 25 years. She is a mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother who loves spending her time with her grandkids, friends, and boyfriend. Her passions are time at the lake or beach and watching Alabama football! Come see her for your tax preparation need.


Lilian Clevers, Tax Preparer

Phone: (334) 298-6553
email: Lilian@NewsomeSBBS.com

Lilian Clevers is a student at Troy University and a military spouse who reside on Fort Benning with her husband and son. She graduated from CVCC in May 2017 with an AAS in Business (with concentration in Accounting). Currently, she is pursuing a BAS in Management Accounting at Troy University, and hopes to graduate in 2019. She would like to someday become a CPA and have a bookkeeping company of her own. Lilian loves to travel, read, and spend time with her family. Originally, she is from Illinois, and through the military, has had the opportunity to live in Korea, Germany, Kentucky, Washington state, and Georgia. She is looking forward to preparing taxes at Newsome's Tax and Accounting, working with the staff, and meeting Newsome's current and future clients.


Yeni Tapia, Tax Preparer

Phone: (334) 298-6553
email: Yeni@NewsomeSBBS.com

Yeni Tapia is three credits away from obtaining her Associates Degree at CVCC. She's been married to her high school sweetheart for 17 years and has 3 beautiful children. Her 2 older girls play travel soccer with Red Star CFC and her son is in the Panther Paw Wrestling Club. All 3 of her children are proud members of the Beta Club. She is a proud military wife and has been stationed in Texas, Washington, and Hawaii. Originally, she is from the beautiful state of California. She has been living in Phenix City for 3 years but this is her first year working with Newsome's and she looks forward to serving and meeting our client's tax needs.

At Newsome's Tax & Accounting, we value training! This year the IRS has introduced the voluntary Annual Filing Season Program in which some tax preparers are to undergo continued education training along with passing an exam to follow. Here at Newsome's, this isn't voluntary; we require it of all of our employees! To make an appointment or inquire about staffing, contact us today!