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About Us

About Our Firm

For over 25 years, Simmons & Jamieson, CPA's has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. We specialize in individual and corporate tax preparation and planning; compiled, reviewed, and audited financial services; as well as accounting services.

Simmons & Jamieson, CPA's combines expertise, experience and a cohesive team mentality to insure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, the hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and solid work ethic are the driving values behind our firm. 

Our Mission

At Simmons and Jamieson, CPA’s, we are committed to helping clients achieve their financial and individual goals. Our use of state of the art technology and continued commitment to high quality output ensures clients are satisified with our services. These two pillars are reinforced through our drive to produce efficent and accurate work that is expected of our employees every day. These values have led Simmons and Jamieson to become one of the most trusted CPA firms in Peachtree Corners.

Our Team

James Brandon Murphy – Chief Executive Officer/Principal

  • Mr. Murphy has over 30 years of professional experience as a Certified Public Accountant.
  • He specializes in producing Partnership and Corporate Tax Returns, Tax Planning, Trusts, Compliance, Small Business Consulting and Audits/Reviews.
  • Mr. Murphy was the Tax Manager at Verner, Bromberg & Cohen in Dunwoody, Georgia. In this capacity, he handled the high net worth client relationships and produced their tax returns and any other financial information they may have required. He reviewed staff member’s tax returns, audits, and financial statements for accuracy.
  • Prior to Verner, Bromberg & Cohen, Mr. Murphy was Principal of James B. Murphy, CPA PC, in Plattsburgh, New York. He catered to tax needs of small businesses as well as performing numerous non-for-profit and New York State school audits.
  • Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from State University of New York at Plattsburgh, is a member of AICPA and the Georgia State Society of CPA’s.

Joan M. Murphy – Vice President – Client Relations

  • Mrs. Murphy has over 25 years of professional business experience. Prior to Simmons & Jamieson, she was employed with Wells Real Estate Funds in the Broker/Dealer Relations Department. Her responsibilities included retaining selling agreements with the Key Account Broker/Dealers and educating and providing information to the financial advisors regarding the Wells REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) products.
  • Mrs. Murphy was employed in Boston for 8 years at Millipore Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, supporting the General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer. She was a member of the Malcom Baldrige Committee as well as the ISO 9000 Committee.
  • Mrs. Murphy is a graduate of Katharine Gibbs Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Nicole Lee, Certified Public Accountant

nlee@sandjcpa.com 770-448-2525, Extension 2

Nicole has over 15 years of experience working in both public accounting and private industry. Nicole’s expertise includes tax compliance, tax accounting and tax consulting for large and middle–market closely held companies, partnerships, their owners and other high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Simmons and Jamieson, Nicole was a part time Director of Finance at local consulting firm. Her experience also includes 12 years at a "Big Four" firm where she was a senior tax manager providing all tax services (US, state, local and international) to her clients. Nicole graduated summa cum laude from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a BA in Accounting. She also has a Master of Business Taxation from University of Southern California. Nicole lives in Duluth with her husband and two sons. She enjoys traveling, movies, playing cards, and watching her children play sports.