About Us

Gulf Coast Accounting and Tax is an independent tax and accounting practice located in Palm Harbor, Florida. Since our inception in 2010, we have taken a personal approach to our client relationships. We focus on our core competencies while providing year-round tax compliance and planning services for businesses and their owners.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide clients with superior personalized tax, accounting and consulting services by implementing practical solutions for our clients' diverse needs.

Our Team

     Michael Shane Moore President

Shane is a licensed CPA in Florida. Shane has extensive accounting experience that includes owning his own accounting and tax firm. Shane is adept in monthly and annual reporting designed to fit the needs of his clients. He uses his exceptional computer skills to rapidly extract, analyze, and provide useful information to his clients. Furthermore, Shane is an adjunct professor where he shares his passion for accounting with his students.

 

     Christine Gibson Vice President for Consulting Services

Christine C. Gibson, Ph.D. is Vice President for Consulting Services. With over twenty-five years of financial leadership experience including 15 years in Chief Financial and Chief Accounting Officer roles and with a variety of experience in large and small entities including, Colleges, Churches, Private Business, Walmart International Finance and the Sara Lee Corporation, Dr. Gibson’s knowledge comes from a wide context. Having also served as an accounting faculty member teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, she advocates for understanding how financial work supports business and growth ambitions.

As a financial leader, Gibson effects change by embracing strength-based approaches to build strong teams. Known for innovation and creativity, she has led improvements in finance, strategic, growth, debt and capital planning, and budgets and cash flow. She was an early promoter of shared services approaches for not-for-profit organizations and has a strong interest in gaining market share advantage from emerging technologies for small and medium-sized clients. Gibson holds a Ph.D. in organizational leadership from Regent University. She earned her bachelor’s of science degree in business administration-accounting from Lindenwood University, and a master’s of accounting and financial management from Keller Graduate School of Management, where she was awarded DeVry University’s highest honor, the George P. Doherty Outstanding Graduate Award for leadership, character, and the pursuit of excellence.

Dr. Gibson is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Certified Global Management Accountant and is active in business organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and most recently as an at-large member of Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers, Board of Trustees finance committee and Membership. A strong advocate for service, Gibson also has served on boards for several Trusts and not-for-profit organizations