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Women in Business 2020: James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP CPAs

A special advertising section championing our local women in business. In partnership with Cox Communications. Photo by We Do Photography.


Pam Flanders, CPA and CFP

Daisha Hayes, CPA


231 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31201 



What is the mission of your business?

Our mission is to make our clients successful! In our Tax and Wealth Planning practice, we do this by understanding our clients’ goals and creating plans to achieve those goals, while minimizing taxes and ensuring smooth transitions for businesses and family assets. —Pam


What are you most excited about in our community right now?

I love seeing all the revitalization efforts in our historic neighborhoods and downtown community. Macon has so much to offer and I am excited to witness the progress first-hand. —Daisha


What was the best business advice you ever received? 

You are in control of your own success. I have found that a strong work ethic, thoughtful discussions with leadership and a willingness to step outside of your comfort zone will carry you a long way in succeeding in your career. —Daisha


What advice would you give someone considering a career as a CPA? 

Go for it! Being a CPA gives a person so many career options, from working for a public accounting firm to advising clients on personal financial matters to working for the FBI investigating criminal matters. With a solid understanding of basic accounting, you will have flexibility to move among many types of employers over the course of your career or to specialize in the area you enjoy most. —Pam