Joshua Durst founded the firm in 2003 and has approximately 18 years of accounting experience in a variety of fields. He is a former audit manager with KPMG Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, FL. He received his Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida in 1997 and his Masters degree in Corporate Accounting & Taxation from Florida State University in 1998. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified General Contractor in the State of Florida. Joshua has served as an officer or director with several local organizations including Workforce EscaRosa, Rebuild Northwest Florida, Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce. He is a Santa Rosa county native and lives in Pace, FL.
 

Heather Jordan has been with the firm since 2008 and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Florida. She earned a Bachelorís degree in Accounting with a minor in Finance from the University of West Florida in 2009, graduating with honors. Heather received a Masterís degree in Professional Accountancy in 2012, also from the University of West Florida. She is a member of the Santa Rosa Young Professionals and currently, serves as Treasurer for both The Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County and the Escarosa Coalition on the Homeless. Heather, her husband, Jacob, and sons, Luke and Eli, reside in Milton, Florida.

Sarah Pope has been with the firm since January 2013, and is a Ceritfied Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Florida. She earned a Bachelor's degree in both Accounting and Finance from the University of West Florida in 2012, graduating summa cum laude. Sarah is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Professional Accountancy at the University of West Florida, projecting to graduate April 2016. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma- the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International. Sarah is also an active member of the Santa Rosa Young Professionals, currently serving as the Treasurer as well as the Milton Rotary Club, where she serves as Secretary. Sarah resides in Pensacola, Florida with her dog, Ali.

John Walker has been with the firm since 2012, and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Florida. He earned a Bachelor's degree in both Accounting and Business Management from the University of West Florida. Walker, who served as staff accountant at Durst & Jordan from 2012-2014, returned to the firm in December of 2015 after 18 months in corporate accounting, where his responsibilities as the senior accountant at a local manufacturing company included managing accounting operations and payroll functions and directly advising ownership on financial matters. John currently resides in Pace, Florida.

Danika Cobb has been with the firm since 2011, and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Florida. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida in 2005, graduating cum laude. Danika received a Master's of Accountancy in 2006, also from the University of West Florida. Shortly after graduation, Danika and her husband relocated to Colorado for her husband's job. While in Colorado, she worked as an auditor for a public accounting firm located in Greeley, CO. Danika, her husband, and three daughters live in Gulf Breeze, FL

Whitney Bruner has been in the accounting profession since 2009, and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Florida. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida. Whitney, who served as a staff accountant at Durst & Jordan from 2009-2011, returned to the firm in April 2017 after 6 years as an auditor at another local CPA firm. She is currently the audit manager at the firm and works exclusively on audits, compilations, and reviews. Whitney currently resides in Pace, Florida with her husband, Garrett, and daughter, Ella.


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