Ciri Allen, Staff Accountant
Ciri is a staff accountant and prepares business, estate, foreign and nonprofit tax returns. She provides bookkeeping services, and performs audits, reviews, and compilations. She has risen through the ranks, having worked with Robinson Grant & Co. as administrative support during three tax seasons while pursing her education.
Ciri has a Bachelors in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, and a Masters in Science in Taxation from Liberty University. She is currently preparing to take the CPA exam in the fall, along with several of her colleagues.
Ciri is passionate about health and fitness. She’s also skilled in finding a bargain. She and her husband, Tyler, have three girls. They all enjoy going to the beach and traveling together.
Khyati Amin, Staff Accountant
Khyati is a Staff Accountant at Robinson & Grant who performs financial statement audits, compliance attestations, and agreed-upon procedures for nonpublic companies, community associations, and non-profit organizations subject to strict reporting requirements. She also works closely with our clients to prepare individual, trust, non-profit, and business tax returns.
Khyati has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Savannah State University and also a Master of Accounting, with a specialization in Taxation from Georgia Southern University. She came to Robinson & Grant after working at Savannah State University as a Budget Office Assistant and Grant Accountant.
Karen Cox, Office Administrator
Karen is the Office Administrator and like many of the staff, jumps in and works on a variety of tasks where the effort is needed to properly serve our clients. She demonstrates extreme commitment to her responsibilities. As an example, prior to Robinson Grant & Co, she worked for her family business for 30 years!
Karen is married, has 2 daughters and 8 grandchildren. Along with their dog, Chase, they all enjoy spending time together in their family swimming pool.
Holly Golden, CPA, Senior Accountant
Holly is another example of the wealth of talent and experience that result in Robinson Grant & Co. being the strong company that it is. Holly has been with Robinson Grant & Co. for more than 24 years and prepares tax returns of all types. In addition, she provides attestation services, assists small business owners regarding their daily financial operations and also consults with clients concerning various income tax and attestation service matters.
Holly’s education credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Newberry (SC) College as well as an MBA with an Accounting Emphasis from Winthrop University located in Rock Hill, SC.
From a personal perspective, Holly is proud to be considered a Pescatarian (a vegetarian who consumes seafood) – how could she say no to seafood with all of the amazing fresh local options available? She also has a cocker spaniel named Petey, is an animal rescue volunteer and vividly enjoys travel, quality wine and college football.
Nic Rasmussen, Senior Staff Accountant
Nic joins Robinson Grant & Co. as a Senior Staff Accountant. He will work closely with our clients on business and individual tax preparation, bookkeeping and audit and attestation services.
Nic received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters in Professional Accounting with an emphasis in taxation from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He comes to Robinson Grant with several years of experience as a Senior Staff Accountant at other firms.
When Nic isn’t working, he enjoys do anything outdoors – mountain biking, hiking, hunting and fishing.
Daniel S. (Danny) Robinson, CPA, Accounting and Auditing Manager
Danny is a CPA and serves as our firm’s Accounting & Auditing Manager. He plans and supervises the firm’s client attestation engagements and all administrative functions pertaining to accounting and auditing. Because of his skills and knowledge, Danny helps train members of our team.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting from Mars Hill University. Prior to joining Robinson Grant & Co., he was a partner in a large accounting firm with seven offices, and he has financial experience as an executive in the resort/hospitality industry of the region. He also operated an urgent care center in Beaufort as a franchisee.
Danny enjoys both fishing and golf, but is most passionate about his spiritual growth. He is a member of the Christian Business Men’s Connection and serves on the Board of Directors for Barnabas Ministries, Inc. an organization that supports Christian ministers in Ukraine and provides humanitarian support.
Steve “Lane” Wood, CPA, Tax Manager
Joining Robinson & Grant with more than 40 years of accounting and income tax experience, Steve “Lane” Wood is a CPA who works with our clients preparing and reviewing income tax returns as a Senior Tax Manager. With his vast amount of accounting knowledge, he also assists newer staff members with tax preparation questions and concerns.
Lane graduated from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting and a Minor in Computer Science.
Lane has been married to his wife Gail for 42 years. They have two children: Susan and Steven. Besides accounting, his other interests include faith, family, his grandson – Parker, tennis and reading. A man of many talents, Lane once owned and operated a small sit-down restaurant in Haysi, Virginia.