About Us

Nicholas, Jones & Co., PLC is a full-service accounting firm whose goal is to help individuals and businesses in the Culpeper community with all of their tax and accounting needs. It is our mission to study and analyze our clients' financial situations and give them advice that will help them now and in the future.

Since we are a smaller size company, it allows us to give individualized and outstanding client service. We take the time to listen to what our clients have to say, and since we live and work in the community, we better understand their needs. Our firm strives to exceed our client's expectations with solutions that are custom-tailored to their needs.


David M. Jones, CPA

David M. Jones is the Managing and A & A partner in the certified public accounting firm of Nicholas, Jones & Co., PLC, in Culpeper, Virginia. David received a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Bridgewater upon graduation in 1985. He secured a staff accounting position in Culpeper starting with the firm Young, Nicholas, Mills & Co., now known as Nicholas, Jones & Co., PLC in October 1985. David has thirty years in public accounting with experience providing services to individuals, commercial, non-profit and governmental entities. David is married to Joanie and they have three wonderful children, Matt and Parker who reside in Culpeper and Tara who lives in Virginia Beach. They also have a beautiful granddaughter named Annabelle and a cat named Bob.


Richard G. Colvin

Richard G. Colvin is a Partner and Senior Accountant, of Nicholas, Jones & Co., PLC. in Culpeper, Virginia. He got his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University and finished his Master of Business Administration – Accounting from University of Mary Washington. He is a member of AICPA, VSCPA and is a board/committee member of various organizations in the community. He also serves as a general practitioner.


Mariam K. Virag, CPA

Mariam K. Virag, CPA, Senior Manager, Taxation, joined the Firm in October, 2015. She has over 20 years of experience, most of which have been in public accounting as a general practitioner with an emphasis on small business taxation preparation and consulting for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations and not-for-profit entities. She also provides tax preparation and accounting services to individuals, trusts & estates. Mariam has lived in Culpeper County with her family for eighteen plus years and is active in the local community.


Mark A. McCauley, CPA

Mark A. McCauley, CPA, has over 30 years experience in public accounting. He has concentrated in financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations with for-profit and not-for-profit entities, and has experience in business and individual consulting and tax compliance as well. He graduated from the University of Virginia, and joined Nicholas, Jones & Co. in 2013.


Heather L. Houchens

Heather L. Houchens, Senior Accountant, received a BSBA in Accounting from Bridgewater College located in Bridgewater, VA. She has worked with the company since July of 2011 when she transitioned from her hometown of Louisa to Culpeper County. Her areas of specialty include payroll management and accounting and tax services for estates, trusts and not-for-profit organizations. Also, she has experience in taxation of individuals, partnerships and corporations. Heather is active in the local community and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is a member of the AICPA and the VSCPA.


Jennie C. Locsin

Jennie C. Locsin, Staff Accountant, joined NJC in September of 2013. She graduated from De La Salle University (Manila, Philippines) with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics major in Accounting and obtained her CPA license in the Philippines in 1983. Jennie specializes in individual and non-profit tax preparations, payroll preparations, handles all the continuous education programs and all media related events for the firm. She is a member of the AICPA and VSCPA and in involved in a lot of community activities.


Pat M. Inman

Pat M. Inman, Staff Accountant, has been preparing taxes since 1994. In 1996 she became an Enrolled Agent, allowing her to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections and appeals. In 2011, Pat was named Enrolled Agent of the Year by the Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents. Other professional affiliations include the National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Society of Tax Practitioners and the Culpeper Business Women.


Alice Meyers-Paulin

Alice Meyers-Paulin, Senior Bookkeeper, has the equivalent to an Associates Degree (Maritime Transportation and Engineering Business Management) from “Technische University Wien” in Vienna, Austria where she was born. She came to the United States in 1990 and to Culpeper in 2001 and has worked as Office/Accounting Manager and Facilities Security Officer in the contracting industry since 1994. Alice has joined NJC in March 2016 as Senior Bookkeeper.


Krista R. Brown

Krista R. Brown, Assistant Office Administrator, had over 16 years of management/computer experience in various software programs and systems before joining Nicholas, Jones & Co PLC in June of 2008. She is the first and the last person you see when you come in the office to come pick up your tax return or other related matters. She is responsible for the electronic filings and processing of all the tax returns.


At Nicholas, Jones & Co., PLC, we are always looking out for our clients and their best interests.