Our Qualifications

Albert Ellison, Jr., CPA, PFS is the founder and managing shareholder for both Ellison & Ellison, PC and Ellison Financial Group, Inc. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BS in accounting. He is a licensed CPA in Alabama (certificate 5526), Mississippi (R2518) and North Carolina (24276). In addition, Mr. Ellison holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) certification from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The CPA firm was formed in January 1996. After many of our clients asked us to become more involved in providing investment and related financial planning advice, we formed Ellison Financial Group, Inc. which began in March 1999. Mr. Ellison has Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. These allow generally all financial products (stocks, bonds, options & mutual funds) to be sold with the exception of futures. The Series 65 is the Investment Advisor Law exam; this allows us to offer fee based investment solutions.

Community involvement:  local advisory board member of Truist Bank; past president of the Alabama Head Injury Foundation; active supporter of Racing for Children's; past president for the Porsche Club of America - Alabama Region.

Jennifer F. Ellison, CPA is a shareholder of Ellison & Ellison, PC She worked in the tax department with the international CPA Firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP and joined Ellison & Ellison, PC in 1996.

Suzie Sudsberry is the director of Client Accounting Services for Ellison & Ellison, P.C. She joined Ellison & Ellison, PC in 2007.

   Karen Crim is the office manager for both Ellison Financial Group, Inc. and Ellison & Ellison, PC.  She joined Ellison & Ellison, PC in 2014.

Sharon C. Bullock, CPA is the tax manager for Ellison & Ellison, PC.  She is a licensed CPA in Alabama.  She received her Master of Tax Accounting Degree and Bachelor of Science in the College of Commerce & Business Adm. in Accounting from the University of Alabama.  She joined our team in 2016, after spending seventeen years as a Tax Specialist at Warren Averett, LLC and four years in the tax consulting division at Ernst & Young.

Community Involvement:  Past Treasurer and Board Member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society / Team In Training Participant; Past Council Member at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church; Current Treasurer and Board Member of Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation.