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Our Florida Team

Lugar, Pope & Kraft, CPAs, PA

126 Shamrock Blvd 
Venice​, FL 34293-1629

Phone: (941) 493-4111
Fax: (941) 497-6938

Garrett Klofas, MSAT
Account Executive

Garrett is an Accounting Professional with a Master’s in Accounting and Taxation from American International College. He served in the United States Navy as a Supply Officer before joining the Lugar, Pope, Kraft CPA in August 2021. In his free time, Garrett enjoys Florida and its beautiful beaches.


Pam Bricker
Account Executive

Pam Bricker joined our Venice, Florida firm in July 2021. She is a Flogrown Venetian whose lived in Venice since 1970. Her two grandsons are 6th generation Venice. She has spent 42 years in the accounting field and has a strong and ethical approach to finance.


Charlene Mottola
Office Manager

A Native New Yorker with an avid dislike for snow, Charlene moved to sunny Florida in 1995. She has 17 years of experience in the accounting firm world and handles the bookkeeping and administrative responsibilities for the firm. When not working, Charlene enjoys crafting and her new love for sublimation. Charlene also does local home inspections for the rescue organization where she adopted her three Shih Tzus.


Patti Clipse

Patti has spent multiple years working in the financial industry, with her experience varying from accounting firms, retail, and tax preparation offices. Previously, her experience focused on media outlets where she held positions at several radio stations and five different newspapers.

Patti is native to Venice, Florida, entirely accustomed to living all the elements of a ‘salt life.’ She is a passionate wife and mother of two, who enjoys spending time golfing, fishing, collecting shark teeth on the beach, and watching sports.

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