Maria Pate Hayes established CPA Accounting and Tax Solutions over 10 years ago. She holds the following Certifications and Designations:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Financial Manager
  • Certified Sales Tax Auditor with the State of Florida


Maria has had extensive experience in the Accounting field. Prior to launching her own Accounting Firm, Maria served as Controller in several larger companies, and as Staff Accountant in another company. She maintains a rigorous self-education program, and is current on our ever changing Tax and Business Regulation environment.

Maria volunteers her time generously, having served as volunteer Treasurer at her Church for 5 years, and also as a leader in the Girl Scouts of America for 9 years.