Staff Bios

Shawn E. Retherford

Tax Accountant

Shawn E. Retherford, CPA, EA, MBA

Shawn E. Retherford, CPA, MBA is a Tax Accountant at GunnChamberlain, P.L., CPAs. He joined the team in 2014.

Shawn received his MBA from the University of North Florida, after which he went to work in the financial services industry as a trust and estate tax accountant.  This experience provided him with an excellent background in using tax planning strategies to help clients preserve their wealth for future generations.

In 2013, he became an Enrolled Agent licensed to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.  More recently, he returned to UNF for additional accounting courses needed to obtain his CPA license, which he received in 2017.  These experiences provided him with the opportunity to expand into the areas of individual and business taxation, as well as audit representation.  He continuously strives to maintain his knowledge base, so that he can help clients achieve their financial goals.

Shawn resides in Jacksonville Beach with his wonderful wife Cori and their three children, Nate, Lily, and Andrew. They enjoy participating in their children’s education and activities, as well as charitable events in the local community.