Our Team

Accounting Professionals You Can Trust

OUR TEAM

LINDA S. CASSELL, CPA – EMERITUS

Linda is a 1981 cum laude graduate of Southern Wesleyan University and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983. Linda retired at the end of 2018. Linda is active in her local community and serves on a variety of business and non-profit board of directors. Linda loves to travel, is active in the local community and enjoys non-profit volunteering. She also loves quilting and is active in the Upcountry Quilters Guild.

DONNA K. HENDRICKS, CPA – PARTNER

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Donna is a 2000 graduate of Furman University and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2004. She joined the firm in 1994. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the South Carolina Association of CPAs (SCACPA). She is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. Donna enjoys front porch sitting and coffee with her husband, spending time with family, doing Bible Study with friends, and cooking for others.

BRANDEN T. DANIELS, ​CPA – ​PARTNER

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Branden is a 2005 and 2007 graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in accounting, joined the firm in 2008 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2011. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the South Carolina Association of CPAs (SCACPA). Branden is active with family activities and in his church. His interests include outdoor activities, reading, porches and sweet tea.

AMY AVANT, CPA

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Amy is a 2009 graduate of Furman University and earned her Master’s degree in accounting from Clemson University in 2010. She joined the firm in 2012 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2015. Amy stays very busy keeping up with her three kids…and enjoys shopping, outdoor activities and being involved with her church.

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DIA BROWN – BOOKKEEPER AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR

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Dia joined the firm in 2017 as a bookkeeper and payroll administrator. With over 18 years of experience, she has provided a wide range of bookkeeping, payroll and administrative services to small businesses including the construction, automotive and retail industries. She enjoys spending time with her family exploring all the beautiful places the Upstate has to offer.

Jodi Brewer – Accountant

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Jodi graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s of Administration in Accounting. She has over 20 years of experience of being a Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer, and Staff Accountant. Jodi recently relocated to the area from Southern Indiana. She enjoys vacationing with her family, spending time at the lake, and her new little grandson, Stone.

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Kendra Davis – Payroll Administrator

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Kendra recently joined Cassell & Hendricks as the full time Payroll Administrator. With her experience in Graphic Arts, Banking, and Payroll, as well as her keen organization skills, she is a great asset to our firm. Kendra enjoys gardening, baking, and spending time with her family.

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Jennifer Dunigan – Office & Operations Manager

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Jennifer is a 2007 Graduate of University of North Georgia with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. She has 15 years of experience in Marketing & Administration and joined our team in January of 2022. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, working in her summer garden, and being involved with her church.

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Michaela Gibson – Tax Preparer/Bookkeeper

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Michaela has been in the Accounting Field since 2014 as a bookkeeper, tax preparer, and staff accountant. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and outdoor activities, as well as movies and reading.

Zack Miller – Staff Accountant

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Zack recently joined Cassell & Hendricks as a full time Staff Accountant. With a strong foundation built during a decade of service in the United Stated Air Force, Zack brings a wealth of supply chain management experience to the financial world. In 2017, he was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate from the Defense Logistics Agency’s specialized accountant training program in Washington D.C. and has held numerous management roles leading inventory and accounting teams. Zack holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Leadership and is currently pursuing his Master of Accountancy degree through the University of Arizona’s Global Campus. In his free time, Zack cherishes quality time with family, hiking, and woodworking.