John Kozak’s career included positions at Marsh Inc. and KPMG before joining the firm in 1999. He is an adjunct professor at Clayton State University and sits on the Advisory Board for the CSU School of Business. John volunteers both at his church and at a homeless shelter. He’s an avid pro football fan who loves running to offset his other love: Italian food. He shares his home in Avondale Estates with his wife Sheila and dog Murphy.
Geoff Fulton’s career includes employment at Security First Technologies and KPMG, where he worked in the audit department. Geoff is a former chairman of the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and currently volunteers with the Fayette County Youth Soccer League, his church and as Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 76 in Fayetteville. His favorite sports are currently basketball and soccer — he’s drawn to what his children (Emma and Walt) are playing.
Sheila Kozak’s career included positions at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a local CPA firm in Griffin, GA and KPMG, where she specialized in corporate tax and non-profit tax. Sheila is President of Atlanta Women’s Network. She is a veteran marathon runner who also loves golf. Every Friday she indulges her craving for Mexican food and on occasion, she gives into her love of chocolate. Sheila shares her home in Avondale Estates with her dog Murphy and her husband John.
Dan Soles has been part of Fulton & Kozak since 2002 and enjoys being able to show his audit clients how some simple changes in procedures can make their lives easier. Dan is a native Atlantan who says fried chicken is his favorite food, and who makes his home in Hampton with his wife Brittany. He is currently involved in the Leadership Henry Program, and volunteers extensively with his church.
Whitney Purinton is a Senior Accountant on the Tax team who most enjoys working with individuals and estates. Whitney and her husband Brandon make their home in Peachtree City with their daughter Julia and their two dogs, Duke and Missy. Whitney enjoys college football and Mexican food.
Jessica Smith is completing her BBA very soon and will begin working on her Master’s in Accounting while reaching the CPA certification requirements. Jessica enjoys working with tax returns and broadening her understanding of real world applications of accounting principles. She makes her home in McDonough and volunteers with her church.
Roy Hall joined the firm in 2007 when his practice merged with Fulton & Kozak CPAs. Roy’s career in public accounting spans three decades. He serves on the Board of Directors of Heritage Bank as well as the Macedonian Call Foundation, Inc. Roy is an avid Tennessee fan.
After founding DJ Fulton CPAs in the 1980’s, DJ became part of Fulton & Kozak CPAs in 1999. DJ stays connected to his community through service with his church, with Meals on Wheels and through his Rotary Club. DJ enjoys addressing difficult situations for his clients, and in his spare time, you’ll find him on the golf course addressing challenging approach shots. DJ lives in Jonesboro with Pat, his wife of 40+ years, and his cat. He has four grown children and four grandchildren.
Christa Fox is a Staff Bookkeeper who enjoys mastering the QuickBooks software. She joined the company in 2016. She played collegiate soccer and continues to coach soccer in her community. Christa currently resides in Fayetteville with her husband Glen and many farm animals.
Victoria Meininger joined Fulton & Kozak in the summer of 2015 after completing her MAcc. When she is not studying for the CPA exam, you can find her hiking the Appalachian Trail or mountain biking in North Carolina. She resides in McDonough.
Sarah Shupenus is a Staff Accountant on the tax team who enjoys working with nonprofits. She joined Fulton & Kozak in 2016 after graduation. She looks forward to continuing her education and learning more about her future career as an accountant. Sarah has lived in many states but now currently resides in Tyrone. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering.
Mason Boze is a Staff Accountant on the tax team. He received his BBA in Accounting in April 2016 and joined Fulton & Kozak shortly after. Mason plans on continuing his education and receiving his CPA Licenses. He enjoys playing golf and watching sports.
Dillon Hughes began working with Fulton & Kozak in January of 2016, after graduating with B.S. in Mathematics and a minor in Chinese. Since then he has enjoyed doing corporate tax returns with an analytical bias. In his off time, he is either running or reading and occasionally both thanks to Audible.
Joan Richardson is an Administrative Assistant supporting the Fulton & Kozak team who was born in London and came to the United States in the 90’s. She lived in New York and worked in the health field, then moved to the South in 2005. Joan makes her home in Jonesboro with her husband Greg and three children. In her spare time she enjoys crocheting and knitting, and also spends time walking, reading and listening to music.
Amy Reyes is an Administrative Assistant who joined Fulton & Kozak in August 2016. Amy was born in Atlanta and raised in Senoia, Georgia. She currently resides in Newnan with her husband Ricky and their two dogs, Tyson and Ruby. In her spare time she likes to cook, bake, read, go camping and spend time with her family.