Board of Directors

  • John Hewitt
    Chairman of the Board

    John Hewitt has served as Chairman of JTH Tax Inc. since October 1996. Mr. Hewitt has also served as the Chairman of Liberty Tax Service Inc. (formerly Tax Depot Inc.) and the President of Tax Depot Inc. since September 199 ...

  • Gordon D'Angelo

    Mr. D'Angelo has served as a Director since June 2011. Mr. D'Angelo is the former co-founder and former Chairman of NEXT Financial Group and related entities, an independent registered broker/dealer that provides financial  ...

  • John R. Garel

    Mr. Garel has served as a Director since May 2003. From June 2000 until the present, Mr. Garel has served as a Senior Managing Director for Envest Holdings, a private equity management company. As a Senior Managing Director ...

  • Steven Ibbotson

    Mr. Ibbotson has served as a Director since June 1999. Mr. Ibbotson has served as General Manager for Farm Business Consultants, Inc. ("FBC") in Calgary, Alberta since September 1997. From September 1995 until September 199 ...

  • Ross N. Longfield

    Mr. Longfield has served as a Director since December 2001. Mr. Longfield is managing partner of Longfield Consulting, a financial services firm located in Wyoming. From November 2002 through December 2004 Mr. Longfield ser ...

  • Ellen M. McDowell

    Ms. McDowell has served as a Director since June 2010. From January 1998 until the present, Ms. McDowell has also served as an Attorney and Managing Shareholder at McDowell-Riga-Posternock, P.C., in Maple Shade, New Jersey. ...

  • Nicole Ossenfort

    Ms. Ossenfort is a Certified Public Accountant, operates her own accounting practice, which she founded in 2000. She previously served as Vice President of the Company’s 360 Accounting Solutions business from April 2017 to  ...

  • John Seal

    Mr. Seal has served as a Liberty Tax Area Developer for the south part of Houston, TX since 2012 and as President, Secretary and Director of JMS Tax Inc. Previously, he was a Liberty Tax franchisee in Hampton Roads, VA and  ...