Brenda Russell – Past President
Brenda Russell – an enrolled agent with 26 years experience in tax and accounting.
She is the owner of By The Numbers, Inc., Spartanburg, SC.
Brenda has been married to Walter Russell for 38 years and has one daughter, Caitlin A. Russell, the joy of their lives.
She enjoys reading, baseball, and spending time with her family. The beach is her favorite place to be.
Brenda is privileged to work with great clients and a super staff.
She is a member of Wellford Baptist Church, Lady Gainsborough Debutante Club, SC Tax Council, NATP, and NAEA.
Michael Munden, CPA ChFC CLU – President
Practice Areas: Civil and criminal tax matters, ERISA and qualified plans, wills, trusts and estate planning, estate and trust administration, and probate litigation.
College: E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration
Biography: Mike Munden is a tax attorney who has been practicing in Myrtle Beach since 1978. He graduated in 1972 from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and in 1975 from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. Mike also holds the CPA, ChFC and CLU designations, and is a frequent speaker on tax, estate planning, probate and retirement plan topics. He is a member of the Horry County and American Bar Associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and was a long time member of the Planning Board and Faculty of the Annual University of South Carolina Retirement and Benefits Management Seminar, and the Coastal Carolina Legacy Advisory Counsel (President 2006-2008). Mike is a lecturer at Coastal Carolina University teaching Financial and Managerial Accounting in the D. Wyatt Henderson Department of Accounting and also teaches Law for Accountants, Legal Environment of Business, and Estate and Gift Tax in the Master of Accountancy program. He is also a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and a PADI certified Dive Master.
Terry Garrison, EA ATA ATP – Treasurer
Terry is a life-long resident of the Easley community and is married to his wife (Dottie) for 35 years. Terry has worked as an accountant/tax preparer (Garrison Business & Tax Services) in Easley for the past 48 years. He has worked with the Miss South Carolina program for the past ten years serving as business manager of the Miss Easley Scholarship Pageant Program, the Miss Easley-Liberty-Pickens Triple Crown Scholarship Pageant Program and the Miss Easley/Clemson Scholarship Program. He has been a scholarship provider for Miss South Carolina for the past three years. He enjoys working with the Miss South Carolina contestants making sure they are visible in the community along with making the public aware of the community service and scholarship opportunities the girls are involved with. Terry is on the Miss South Carolina approved judges list and is also the Local Executive Director of the Miss Greater Easley Scholarship Pageant.
Other community involvement: Member of the Easley Rotary Club since 1977 with 35 years perfect attendance. Terry is a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Paul Harris Society. He has served as club secretary since 1991 and was president in 1994/95. He has worked with the Rotary BBQ fund raiser since its inception in 1991, Rotary Interact Jobs Fair at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center, Sister Club Relationship with the Rotary Club of Tanoan D-3820 Philippines, and Rotary Exchange Students. At Siloam Baptist Church he served as treasurer and assistant music director. At Shiloh United Methodist Church he served on the finance committee, music leader, and administrative board chairman. Other activities include the Business Advisory Council at BJ Skelton Career Center, President of the South Carolina Tax Council, board member and treasurer of the Easley Foothills Playhouse, treasurer for the Pickens County Free Medical Clinic, board member and treasurer of Greater Greenville Concert Association, board member, treasurer and president of Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, board member, treasurer, and chairman of Palmetto Baptist Health Easley Foundation, treasurer of Easley Development Corp., member of the Endowment committee with the United Way of Pickens County, major sponsor for the Big League World Series since 1999, and hosted teams with the Big League World Series from the Philippines and Saipan.
Clark Parker, PA – Program Director
Clark has been in practice since 1980. He has been in the Tax Council since 1991 serving as Vice President, President, and currently the Program Director.
Local charities include membership and leadership roles: Coastal Carolina University, former Trustee, Alumni President, past president of Athletic Booster Club, Friendship Medical Center- Past President and current treasurer, Red Cross, March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity fund raising activities.
His hobbies include walking and tennis.
Jodi Williams – Executive Secretary
Jodi has served as SCTC Secretary for 18 years and employed with Nichols & Hess for 21 years.
She has been married for 22 years and mom to three kids. She attends Second Baptist Church in Kershaw.
Jodi has been past treasurer for the AJHS Band, team mom for travel ball, enjoys sports with her kids, camping, and putting puzzles together.
Dawn Hospelhorn, AP ATA ABA ATP – Director
Dawn Hospelhorn, AP, ATA, ABA, ATP – a member of SCTC since 1994, serving on the board since 2016.
She is a Florida native having moved to South Carolina in 1986. She has a BS in accounting from Southern Wesleyan University, and an office in Seneca, SC.
Dawn is married and has two children and enjoys reading, boating, and billiards.
Michael Willis, EA – Director
Mike began practice in 1978 and established Willis Tax & Accounting in 1996. He worked for 18 years at AT&T in their marketing, public relations, and comptroller departments.
He has been married for 53 years with two children and four grandchildren. He is a founding member of Grace Church of Columbia. Hobbies enjoyed are youth sports where he has been involved in coaching, sponsoring, and fund raising, reading and spending time with family at the beach.
Brandi Clark Bushnoe, EA
Brandi moved to Myrtle Beach in 1998 and graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She was hired by R. Michael Munden, Esq., P.A. in 2004 as a legal assistant and became office manager in 2010.
Brandi passed the SEE exam in February of 2015 and is licensed as an Enrolled Agent to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service, in both civil and criminal matters. She is also a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents.
Brandi is married to her husband, Brian, with two children, Brayden, 17 and Brooke, 13. She enjoys reading and spending quality time with her family.
Chris O’Neal Skinner, CPA – Director
Chris O. Skinner, CPA, PC – 38 S. Main Street, Inman, SC 29349
Married to Janet Haynes Skinner with one son, Matthew, who is married to Madison Raines Skinner and has two children, Emerson age 4 and Everett age 2.
He attends Boiling Springs Baptist Church in Boiling Springs, SC and enjoys spending free time with family, and traveling.