The Harvey Association, Copyright 2020

Mara Harvey, CPA, CGMA

Founder and Owner of The Harvey Association

The Harvey Association began as a college student’s dream of having her own business. Choosing an accounting major, Mara obtained her degree at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 1992. Understanding how tax and business laws play a pivotal role in the success of any business are her strong assets. Now combined with her 27 years of accounting experience, she can guide your individual  financial or business goals to the next level.


Mara currently serves on the UT Federal Credit Union investment advisory committee Line12 Fund for microlending to local entrepreneurs. She has served as President of Oakwood Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association with over 3000 homes and businesses, as a Big Sister with the Boys and Girls Club, and regularly donates aid to Habitat for Humanity, Ijams Nature Center and Young Williams Shelter.

Angela Parker, CPA

Senior CPA

Angela joined The Harvey Association in 2009. She has over 35 years of experience with several large CPA firms in the Southeast. A Presidents Scholar from Springhill College she formed a foundation in accounting with several large CPA firms in Houston, TX and Mobile, AL. She has over 20 years experience in construction, mechanical and real estate accounting divisions. She also excels in computer systems and databases.


Angela is a member of Tennessee Society of CPA’s. She enjoys travel and gourmet cooking when not serving our clients with focus and dedication.

She also enjoys play time with her large poodle pal.

Scott Moore, CPA, J.D.

Contributing CPA

If experience counts consider 35 years of accounting work in partnerships, construction, corporate, non-profit and individual taxes. 10 years were with the FDIC providing consulting and criminal investigations for the agency. He also has certification for admittance to Federal Tax Courts.


He has always provided wise and thoughtful consultations for our clients in some of the most complex of issues. Experience in tax software and computers as a whole round out a very knowledgeable resource when called upon.


Scott recieved his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee. An avid Jazz music aficionado and musician as well he supports much of Knoxville's jazz scene.

Mary joined Harvey Association in 2018.  Her previous responsibilities included Office mangement and insurance management within the medical field. She also successfully managed a family owned monogramming business for 15 years.

Mary was a national customer service office manager for a nationwide home spa manufacturer in Los Angeles.  There she moved to the music industry as manager of one of the largest rehearsal studios in the world working with and meeting the needs of major recording artists. She aided in their pre-tour/live performance/production and recording settings.


Graduating from Pelham High School in Pelham, AL.  Mary  also attended Auburn University  and Troy State University  in Montgomery.


Personal:  enjoy concerts, traveling to see friends, interior design and my 3-legged cat 🐈



Mary Thomas

Office Manager

Ann has provided several years of tax preparation aid with the Harvey Association.  With over a decade of experience with some of East Tennessee’s best CPA firms she brings with her a broad knowledge of auditing, review, tax prep and compilation services.


Receiving her BBA in Accounting and Finance from East Tennessee State she was originally licensed as a CPA in 1984. Her focus and follow up provide clients with a sound base for their accounting needs.


Family and furry friends fill her free time when between tax returns and client accounting aid.



Ann Long

Senior Accountant

From CEO, COO to chief bottle washer in over  35 years of small to enterprise level business experience Jim can relate to your business needs. He has had numerous startups of his own as well as over 10 years of General Electric corporate experience. With Six Sigma training to Koala T project management , Microsoft and IBM certifications he can keep you current in technology requirements for accounting needs. Over 15 years of International Supply Chain management and Electronic Data Interchange specialties can aid your business to be efficient, productive and competitive.


Having lived and worked internationally as a global business leader for over a decade Jim can benefit your growth on a larger scale. He also has local business acumen from trademarking and starting the original Big Orange Specialties to managing The HarVestor Group real estate mangement and investment company.

Jim Harris