Imre Borsanyi – President and Founder
Imre has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 2004. As he began his career in public accounting over a decade ago, his “think outside the box” and results oriented approach immediately resonated with entrepreneurs he worked with. With his international background and understanding of various cultures, Imre now represents clients from all corners of the world, helping both start-ups and existing businesses get to the next level.
Born and raised in Hungary, and being half Russian, Imre studied and traveled across Europe, learning about cultures and languages while developing an apt to immerse in new cultures, which Imre remains passionate about. After moving to the United States and having graduated from both Nova Southeastern University and Florida International University, Imre joined Gemco in Coral Gables, Florida where he spent the next 12 years building a solid foundation. Launching a firm with an international clientele in a cosmopolitan city like Miami was a natural next step and an immediate success. Imre’s focus includes business structuring, corporate acquisitions and start-ups, general business consulting and domestic and international taxation.
Imre is passionate about fitness and leading a healthy lifestyle which he shares with his wife and daughter. He enjoys CrossFit and Yoga, loves hiking and mountain biking, as well as traveling and exploring nature.
Anita Tallo – Client Manager
Anita Tallo has been a senior accountant with Imre Borsanyi CPA PA since 2014. She brings over 23 years of progressive and wealth public and private accounting experience in providing quality accounting and tax services to clients. Anita has gained extensive accounting and audit experience through her Chief Accountant and Audit Supervisor positions at variety of CPA and audit firms located in Europe. Through the position at the two multinational accounting and audit firms: Deloitte and Touche, BDO she also has been involved in accounting system configurations, transfer price consulting, consolidated financial statements, annual audit. Anita acquired financial, management and project accounting and taxation knowledge in her position at ERSTE Bank Investment INC, the most prestigious stock exchange brokerage company since 1995 on the Hungarian market.
Mrs. Tallo’s experience includes conducting, supervising and reviewing annual tax returns, reviews and compilations of a wide range of business including real estate, contractors, software developers, restaurants, retailers. In addition, she is proficient in QuickBooks and other computerized accounting software. Anita is dedicated to helping clients achieve business success by helping them establish practical and sound tax and financial processes. Focused on services for small to medium sized businesses, as well as clients in the marketing services, software development, real estate, she is committed to delivering tax and financial services that meet each client’s unique objectives. Furthermore, Anita serves clients on a full range of matters, including corporate and investment structuring and planning for both inbound and outbound transactions, pre-immigration tax planning, U.S. income tax planning. Mrs. Tallo focuses her practice on managing some of the largest and most complex tax and general accounting matters for high net-worth domestic and international individuals and businesses served by the firm.
Mrs. Tallo believes strongly in giving back to our community and focuses her charitable efforts on the advancement of children. She had been served on the board of Aventura Waterways K-8 Center PTSA in a Treasurer position for the past two years. She and her husband, Peter, have three children.
Sandra Soler – Client Manager
Sandra Soler has been working with Imre for over 5 years, helping develop the firm’s reputation across the world. After gaining a Bachelor’s of Accounting from Florida International University (Magna Cum Laude) in 2012, she pursued the CPA license, successfully passing the exam in 2015. Sandra is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of West Florida.
Sandra gained expertise in all areas of public accounting, with thorough understanding of international tax issues, including inbound structures, pre-immigration planning, and various foreign compliance issues. Sandra has played a major role in developing and expanding client solutions for firm’s international entrepreneur clientele, and training and developing new staff at the firm. Sandra cherishes the time she spends with her family and loves visiting National Parks. She is also an aficionado of Bikram Yoga. Sandra is fluent is Spanish.
Ana Maria Chimbor – Tax Accountant
Ana Maria Chimbor joined Imre Borsanyi CPA in January 2018. Her current clientshave business operations in a wide range of industries and include a national fraud and merchant services protection firm, residential real estate investment partnerships, a global transportation corporation, and a U.S.-based multi-national advertising and digital media firm with seventy subsidiaries around the globe.
Ana has over 10 years of progressive accounting experience in private industry. She began her career working as an Accounts Payable and Receivables clerk for a wholesale and retail company, then progressed to Office Manager and full-charge bookkeeper for a cable installation services firm, before accepting a position as Controller of a textile manufacturing company. She has experience in the demanding and fast-paced day-to-day operations of private companies, to include bank account reconciliation, payroll preparation, cash flow reporting, and month- and year-end closing procedures. Added to her private accounting experience is the preparation of compiled and reviewed financial statements, and preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns.
Ana graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2017 from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s of Accounting and is currently pursuing her Certified Public Accounting license. Ana is fluent in Spanish.
Tracy Seavy – Tax Accountant
Tracy Seavy joined Imre Borsanyi CPA PA in January 2018 as a Client Service Specialist. She provides a full range of accounting, bookkeeping and tax services, to include preparing compiled and reviewed financial statements, financial projections, and individual, partnership, and corporate tax returns.
Prior to working for the firm, Tracy worked overseas for the U.S. Department of State as a Special Investigator. She has experience researching U.S. tax codes, court cases and policies. Her work history ranges from creating a QuickBooks-based accounting system for a small church and school, preparing interim and end-of-year financial statements reporting nearly $900M in assets for the Scripps hospital system in San Diego, to starting her career as a staff auditor at Deloitte in Los Angeles.
Tracy has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She later earned a Master’s in Taxation with a focus on International Tax issues from Golden Gate University, where she graduated with honors.
Sarah Work – Tax Accountant
One of the newest members of the Imre Borsanyi CPA PA team, Sarah Work, CPA. She has over fourteen years of public accounting experience, including but not limited to: audit, not-for-profit, individual and business tax preparation and planning, financial statement preparation, payroll tax preparation, and bookkeeping services. Sarah brings a wide range of talents to the team including her witty personality and drive to respond quickly to clients.
Once she finished her Master’s degree in taxation at Capital University Law School, Sarah moved from Ohio to the Carolinas in 2006 where she worked for a small public accounting firm in Charlotte for twelve years. She decided to run for Treasurer of South Carolina in 2018 and then seek opportunities beyond the confines of a traditional accounting office.
In her personal time, Sarah enjoys running, gardening, baking, and volunteering. She is the coach of an afterschool running program at her children’s school and loves adventuring with her husband and four daughters.
Kristina Cedeno – Tax Accountant
Kristia Cedeno joined IBCPA in August 2019. She graduated with dual degrees in Spanish and Accounting from Barton College, a small liberal arts college in eastern North Carolina where she also played for the tennis team. She acquired her Masters in Accounting from North Carolina State University on a full scholarship and passed the CPA exam after graduation.
She subsequently joined Cherry Bekaert, a well-respected, mid-sized regional firm, where she worked in audit for three years. Her clients included governments, not-for-profit entities, biotech, utility, start-ups and real estate companies.
After a brief stint in the Miami office, she pursued her lifelong dream of living in Europe and being able to speak Spanish fluently. She is excited to join the IBCPA team and share her solid knowledge of accounting and continue her passion for growth, learning and adventure. Kristia is based in Madrid. She is an avid yoga practitioner and speaks Filipino and Spanish fluently.
Xia Kong – Tax Accountant
Xia Kong is a dedicated and driven tax and accounting professional with over six years of progressive experience. Her services include preparing monthly financial statements as well as tax returns for individuals, pass-through entities and corporations. She enjoys working with clients from a wide range of industries, and currently has clients in the commercial real estate, manufacturing and retail industries, among others. She is extremely analytical, has strong computer technology skills, and is passionate about helping entrepreneurs with their tax planning strategies.
Xia’s prior experience has included monthly bookkeeping and tax preparation for small to mid-size businesses in the transportation (imports and exports), restaurant, and retail/wholesale industries. Her work history also includes compiling financial reports and meticulously analyzing and preparing financial information to ensure accuracy and transparency.
Xia graduated with her Bachelor’s in Accounting with a minor in Network Engineering. She later received a Master’s in Accounting at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida, and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2016.
In her free time, Xia loves to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys staying active through a variety of activities such as swimming and hiking, and loves photography. She is fluent in Mandarin.
Timea C. Barrack – Operations Manager
Timea C. Barrack is the Operations Manager at Imre Borsanyi CPA, PA. She is responsible for the company’s overall smooth workflow, including managing company contracts, client relations, and internal communications.
Timea was born and raised in Hungary, where she attended Kodolanyi Janos University. She graduated in 2005 with a Major in International Studies and later received her accounting degree as well. She has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for learning new things. After 10 successful years in her career in Europe, she moved to the United States, where she met her husband.
She has traveled extensively over the past 15 years, and has fond memories of skiing in Italy, riding a camel in Egypt, and walking the pyramids, to name just a few. During her travels, she developed a strong sense of devotion for understanding different cultures and nations throughout the world. She takes pride in ensuring that each client receives world-class service.