Who We Are

Our Team,
Your Success

If you’re looking for a trusted advisor in Nashville for your personal or business finances, you’ve come to the right place. We believe that accounting isn’t one size fits all. We take the time to get to know our clients and offer personalized accounting with everything you need and nothing you don’t.

Tommy Jacobs


Tommy is a Nashville native with more than 35 years of experience in corporate finance, strategic business planning and operations. He founded the firm, previously Jacobs Cohen & Associates, in 1992 and has been overseeing the practice ever since. Tommy is passionate about building relationships and providing personalized services to each client.

He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in Management. Following graduation, he worked with Deloitte Touche in Houston and BDO Seidman in Washington, DC before making his way back home to Nashville.

Outside the office, he loves spending time with his two daughters and supporting all the local sports teams. He is also actively involved in the start-up scene as an investor and VC partner.

Jeanalice Brickman


Jeanalice has been a Certified Public Accountant in public practice since 1984, achieved the AICPA’s Personal Financial Specialist designation in 1993 and has a Master of Accountancy from Bowling Green State University. Originally from Findlay, Ohio, she was the owner of a small firm for 16 years before joining the firm after moving to Nashville in 2009. Professionally, she has focused on individual and small business tax planning and compliance, qualified retirement plan administration, and financial planning services.

Bob Troxler


Bob began his career in public accounting in 1976 upon his graduation from Memphis St. University and has been with the Firm or its predecessor ever since. Bob is involved in all aspects of the Firm’s tax practice, including Estate & Trusts, Partnership, Corporate and Individual taxation. Bob’s vast wealth of experience, spanning five decades, has been instrumental in the Firm’s compliance and consulting practice.

Matt Winn

Associate Director

Matt graduated from Austin Peay State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and earned his Certified Public Accounting designation in 2013. He is a highly skilled and experienced tax professional, specializing in serving both businesses and individuals, and has been an integral part of the JCA team for over 10 years.

Matt is a Clarksville native. He loves spending time with his wife and son, cycling, and enjoying the outdoors.

Dustin Little

Associate Director

Dustin is a Certified Public Accountant with over 8 years of experience in the accounting field. He earned his B.S. in Exercise Science from Lipscomb University and his Certificate of Accountancy from the same institution. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Dustin is from Ozark, Missouri, but made Nashville his home in 2008. He is an avid runner and has competed in several marathons, including the prestigious Boston Marathon.  Dustin enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and cheering on the Titans and Preds. 

His favorite thing about Nashville? Running on the greenways, watching the city grow, the local restaurant scene, and how each neighborhood of the city is unique and known for different lifestyles.

Casey Tyree, CPA

Business Advisory Manager

Casey is a Certified Public Accountant with over 8 years of experience in accounting and outsourced CFO services. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, VA. Casey is from Midlothian, Virginia, where she interned at a couple of public accounting firms before moving to Nashville in 2015 and joining our team and has been with us ever since. In 2019 Casey moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where she works remotely. She is passionate about building relationships with her clients and enjoys working with nonprofit organizations and small businesses to help them grow.

When Casey is away from work she loves being outdoors with her dog, attending concerts, playing board games, and trying new restaurants with friends.

Alison Gembar

Sr Business Advisor

Alison is a seasoned accountant with over 40 years of experience. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and Accounting, accompanied by a minor in Computer Science.

Alison is from Lexington, Kentucky, but has called Nashville home for over 35 years. She loves everything about Nashville, from the entertainment to all the dining options – there’s always something to do. In her free time she loves to knit. Many Saturdays you can find her teaching knitting classes at Haus of Yarn located in East Nashville. She also enjoys playing competitive bridge and spending time with her family, including watching her new grandson, Charlie.

Ann Siegrist

Sr Business Advisor

Info coming soon.

Robin Gudeman

Sr Business Advisor

As an accountant with extensive experience spanning over three decades, Robin is a valuable asset to Riverfront Advisors. She has worked in public accounting for more than 20 years, is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor certified and pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting. 

Originally from White County, Indiana, which is a small, rural area in Northern Indiana, known for its famous Indiana Beach Resort, Robin has called the Nashville are home for more than a decade.  She has been actively engaged in the community ever since. She enjoys volunteering for things like the Women Build for Habitat Humanity, her church, and various animal rescues since she was a teenager.  In addition, she serves as an administrator for a local lady’s group dedicated to fostering friendships and connections among women.  In her spare time, Robin enjoys traveling with friends, motorcycle riding, hiking, crafting and hanging out with her 2 German Shepherds, Sirius and Remy.  

Larry Murov

Business Advisor

Info coming soon.

Joseph Gerant

Tax Manager

Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 13 years of accounting experience. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting from Newman University.

Originally from Topeka, Kansas, Joseph has called Nashville home for over six years. He loves the city’s welcoming atmosphere and appreciates the convenience of being just a short drive away from the beach for vacations. He is married to his best friend and considers their two beautiful children to be his greatest accomplishments.

Courtney Satterfield

Tax Advisor

Courtney earned her Associate’s Degree in Accounting at Nashville State Community College and went on to graduate with her bachelor’s degree at Austin Peay State University with a dual major in Accounting and Finance and a dual minor in Economics and Business Management.

Courtney’s dedication and commitment to her profession were evident from the beginning. She started as an intern and quickly became one of our top accountants and an integral member of our tax team.

Courtney is a Nashville native. Courtney’s hobbies include exploring new cities/countries, cooking new recipes, and attending car shows. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends and her dog, Sosa.

Fiona Charnow

Business Advisor

Fiona Charnow is a dedicated staff accountant with a passion for numbers and a love for music. Before joining our team, Fiona honed her accounting skills through diverse experiences, having worked as an accountant for both an architecture firm and in the music industry.

She holds a double major in mathematics and music from The University of the South Sewanee, showcasing her commitment to both the analytical and creative aspects of her life.

Outside of the office she loves playing shows and recording music with her band, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and spending time with friends and her cat, Toad.

Kent Ussery

Senior Tax Advisor

Kent is a Senior Tax Accountant and Certified Public Accountant. He is a Vanderbilt University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He went to Middle Tennessee State University to obtain the needed accounting and business hours required to sit for the CPA exam.  With more than 25 years of combined public accounting and industry experience, Kent brings a wealth of expertise to our team.  He is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Kent, born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, moved to Nashville in 1981. He served in the US Army Reserves for 11 years and has been happily married for 36 years and counting. His hobbies include stamp collecting, cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Sarah Jane Sartor

Operations Manager

Sarah Jane, SJ, has been an integral leader at the firm since moving to Nashville over seven years ago from her hometown of Monroe, Louisiana. Her exceptional work ethic enables her to manage a wide range of day-to-day operations, including oversight of the firm’s billing department. 

Sarah Jane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Louisiana State University. She loves spending time with her friends, watching TV and exploring Nashville in her free time.

Brooke Semke

Operations Manager

Brooke graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Journalism and brings more than 6 years of media and public relations experience to her role. She acts as a bridge between the firm and its clients, ensuring clear and effective communication, and providing relevant and timely information updates.

Brooke grew up on a farm outside of St. Louis, Missouri, but made the move to Nashville over 4 years ago. In her free time she loves hanging out with friends, enjoying Nashville’s live music scene, and watching all things Bravo.