OUR ACCOUNTING TEAM

Ranae H. Heaven, CPA

Ranae has been in public accounting since 1984 and had her own firm since 1991.  She has vast experience in tax and accounting services.  She has worked with hundreds of businesses over the years, doing tax planning, business consulting, and accounting services.  She has a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Georgia State University.

Ranae is a long-time resident of Gwinnett County.  She currently lives in historic downtown Norcross. She is a past president of the American Women’s Society of CPAs of Georgia and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of CPAs, Peachtree Corners Business Association and the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.

Carlos Alvarez, CPA

Carlos is a CPA with over 10 years of experience in tax and accounting. He is a graduate of Georgia State University and has worked in a variety of industries with companies ranging in size from small businesses to Fortune 1000 and multinational corporations.  Carlos is also active in the community; He is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Langford Close Homeowners Association, member of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Carlos is completely fluent in Spanish and offers a business tax and accounting course for Latino entrepreneurs at the Latio American Association.  He additionally is a member of the Atlanta Track Club.

Viraj Patel

Viraj is a CPA with over 10 years of professional experience in financial accounting, tax, and audit. Over the years he has gained experience in federal and local taxation working at a regional as well as local CPA firms in Atlanta. He graduated from Georgia State University with a dual degree in Accounting and Finance. Being actively involved in the community, he meets a lot of small business owners and he enjoys helping them with all of the accounting and tax needs. He is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Julie Nealey
Tax Associate

Julie has been working with Heaven & Alvarez LLC since 1997, doing individual tax returns. Julie has lived in Peachtree Corners for over 40 years and is an avid tennis player. Before joining Heaven & Alvarez LLC, Julie worked at H&R Block.

Jamie Christopher
Accounting Services & Admin

Jamie joined Heaven & Alvarez LLC in June 2016.  She recently graduated with honors and received her Associates in Accounting degree from Georgia Gwinnett College.  Jamie is planning on continuing her education and eventually becoming a CPA.  She is the firm administrator and also works in  accounting services.

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