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About Us

About Our Firm

Since 1985, Simmons & Associates, PLLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to individuals and businesses in the Central Arkansas Area and throughout the region.  We specialize in individual taxation, and small business accounting, taxation, and consulting.  Our experienced and dedicated staff takes pride in making sure every client receives the colse analysis and attention they deserve.  We believe the greatest measure of our success lies in seeing our clients exceed their financial goals.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Simmons & Associates, PLLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Simmons & Associates, PLLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Tom Ed Simmons, CPA Managing Member

tomed@simmonsaccounting.com

Tom Ed specializes in small business accounting, taxation, and consulting; servicing a wide range of clients from construction contractors to health care practitioners. He joined the firm in 1996 after working with a regional accounting firm. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from Harding University in 1993.

Tom Ed is a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Arkansas Society of Accountants. In 2006, he was appointed by then Governor Mike Huckabee to serve a five-year term on the Arkansas Board of Public Accounting. He currently volunteers or serves on advisory boards with Lake Retreat Ministries and the Call.

Tom Ed is married to Amy Simmons. They have two children, Austin and Abby.

Tom Simmons, PA

tommyjsimmons@hotmail.com

The founding member of Simmons & Associates, Tom has been involved in public accounting since 1985. Tom specializes in individual and small business taxation and consulting, with an emphasis on convenience stores and restaurants. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from Henderson State University in 1968

Tom is a member of the Arkansas Society of Accountants. He is married to Joyce Simmons, and they have four grown children and twelve grandchildren.

Trey Tucker, CPA, Member

trey@simmonsaccounting.com

Trey joined the firm in 2011 after experience with both a regional accounting firm and a local firm. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting in 2006 from Harding University. His experience includes providing accounting and taxation services to both small businesses and individuals specializing in the hotel and lodging areas. He also provides QuickBooks consultation.

Trey is a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Accountants, and the National Society of Accountants. He also currently serves as the treasurer of his church. Trey is married to Leslie Jo Tucker. They have two sons, Jack and Rhett.

Joyce Simmons

joyce@simmonsaccounting.com

Employed with the firm since 1985, Joyce has significant experience in small business accounting and payroll tax issues. Starting January 2012, Joyce is slowing down to a part time work schedule in order to spend more time enjoying her twelve grandchildren.

Angela Bagby

angela@simmonsaccounting.com

Angela attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has a background in banking, small business accounting, payroll, and hospitality management. She also has served as Finance Director for the Boys & Girls Club. Angela currently serves Simmons & Associates as a payroll specialist.

She enjoys spending time with her family and her two Boston Terriers, Izzy and Gemma.

Becky Holland

becky@simmonsaccounting.com

Becky received her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting in 2001 from the University of Central Arkansas. After working as an accountant/analyst in various fields for 17 years, she joined Simmons & Associates in 2018. Becky serves as a small business accountant for the firm.

Becky is married to Shaun. They have five children – Abby, Shaun Jr., Aaron, Austin, and Shelby. Shaun Jr. and Lilee are parents to Becky’s first grandchild, Eden. Their family is continuing to grow!

Deena Dickson

accountants1@simmonsaccounting.com

Deena received her Bachelor of Arts from Henderson State University in 2013. Prior to joining the firm Deena worked in bank management. She currently serves the Simmons & Associates team as a payroll specialist.

She is married and enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.

Erin Green, CPA

erin@simmonsaccounting.com

Erin earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting in 2007 and her Masters of Business Administration in 2008 from Henderson State University. Prior to joining Simmons and Associates, she worked in the healthcare industry as a Senior Financial Analyst. Erin serves as a small business accountant for the firm.

Erin is married to Todd Green who is in the banking industry. They have one daughter, Georgia.

Hannah Gulledge

hannah@simmonsaccounting.com

Hannah earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, she worked doing small business accounting and consulting. Hannah serves as an accountant for the firm.

Hannah and her husband Joel share one son, Drew. They enjoy all things sports and she loves to bake.

Sara McClard

sara@simmonsaccounting.com

Sara earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2018. Prior to joining Simmons & Associates, she worked at the City of Hot Springs as their budgeting and financial reporting accountant. Sara serves as a small business accountant for the firm.

Sara and her husband, Terry have a small cattle farm in Magnet Cove, ran by their spoiled Border Collie, Jax.