Our Story

Hayes CPA & Associates, PLLC has been in business since June 2003, and is based in Naples, Florida. Maria Pate Hayes, the firm’s founder, graduated from the University of South Florida. She served as controller for two large businesses. She has a strong grasp of the small business environment in Florida. Maria is active in the business community, and has volunteered her time generously in her church, the girl scouts, and her homeowners association.

Hayes CPA & Associates, PLLC provides accounting and tax services to small businesses and also provide full accounting services to 10 churches. We are small business specialists, and have developed superb skill sets in providing services to the small business community. We remain committed to, and are focused on the success of our small business clients.

Our practice in the field of church accounting support is very impressive. Several of our church clients have been with the firm for over 7 years. We pride ourselves in the fact that our staff has over 7 years of volunteer church treasurer experience, helping us to better understand and help churches deal with their finances, operating costs, and internal financial controls.