As office manager, Jillian is responsible for the overall management of the firm, as well as the coordination and implementation of firm procedures and policies.
Jillian first joined our team in March of 2017 and became office manager in August 2017. Earlier in her career, she was a tax processor at MBAF, LLC in Miami.
Receptionist Kimberly Jones is the pleasant person you'll first meet when entering the office of Whittaker & Cooper, PA. Kim also answers our incoming lines and helps with varied tasks. The Pennsylvania native graduated from Pottsgrove High School and now lives in Indian Harbor Beach with her dog, Chopper. "Mom" to Dan and Ben, Kim is also a proud grandmother of five who enjoys kayaking. She has hung up her snow skis since moving to the Sunshine State.
Marianne Colandrea is an Admin Specialist extraordinaire with a background in office management. The native New Yorker has one overachieving goal: to make everything as easy as possible for the client. She believes the more she can do, the better the client experience will be.
Within our tax team, Marianne assembles tax returns, contacts clients when their returns are ready, assists with e-file returns and generally helps the tax preparers as needed. Behind schedule? No problem for Marianne, who likes the challenge of working with tight deadlines. Steady and conscientious, Marianne is a pleasure to talk to and is particularly adept at problem-solving.
Originally from the Big Apple, Marianne is a current resident of Melbourne. She enjoys spending time with family, reading and traveling.