Marie-Claude Gelinas, CPA
of The Gelinas Group, Marie-Claude Gelinas is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a tax background working with owner operated businesses and their families. Marie focuses on assisting business owners obtain a deeper understanding and control over their business financials.
Originally from Quebec, Canada, Marie currently resides in West Palm Beach and has called South Florida her home since 1989. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and obtained her Executive Master’s Degree in Taxation from Florida International University.
Marie spent eighteen years in practice covering both Palm Beach County and The Treasure Coast. She has gained a deep understanding of our local businesses’ needs, opportunities and struggles during various economic times. She provides the financial statement analytics necessary to drive growth, cut costs, plan for new lines or expansions, and even prepare for sale. Marie trains individuals already in bookkeeper or comptroller positions, to assist in elevating their skills to the needs of the company.
Marie is an active member of the AICPA, FICPA, IMA and a former Treasurer of Kayla Cares 4 Kids. She is a mother and a grandmother who loves being out on the ocean on a sunny Florida day, trolling for Mahi or fishing the reefs for Snapper. When Marie is not working with business owners to better their accounting and reporting systems, she is hanging out with family and friends playing kickball at the park, cruising the intercostal, or attending a Miami Dolphins game.