Meet the Staff
Hugh D. Blocker, CPA
Certified Public Accountant, Notary Public
The Blocker team started with Hugh's father in 1960. Hugh joined his father's firm after graduating college in 1981, with his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Frostburg State University. Hugh later passed the CPA exam in 1985. When his father retired in 1988, Hugh took over management of the firm. Hugh provides his clients with outstanding personalized tax services and believes in maintaining a close relationship with those clients. Hugh is an avid downhill snow skier and a member of the National Ski Patrol Eastern Division, acting as their Treasurer since 2014. Hugh is a soccer referee and coordinates the assignments of soccer referees in the area. Hugh enjoys spending time with his wife, Mary Beth, and their children and grandchild. Hugh is also an active member of his church.
Roanna E. Cann, Enrolled Agent
Enrolled Agent, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Certified Bookkeeper, Notary Public
Roanna joined the Blocker team in May 2014 when Hugh acquired Jerald D. Tobin, CPA bringing with her 14 years of public accounting experience. Roanna is an Enrolled Agent, a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Certified Bookkeeper. Prior to her career in accounting, Roanna enjoyed a 17 year management career in banking earning a Degree of Distinction through The Institute of Financial Education. Roanna loves to travel with her husband, Jerry, and enjoys reading, writing, sailing, hiking, working out, cooking and gardening.
Tabatha J. Maglio, Enrolled Agent
Enrolled Agent, Notary Public
Tabatha joined the Blocker team in January 2016 following Hugh's acquisition of Hansen Accounting, bringing with her 30 years of public accounting experience. Her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting was acquired from the University of Maryland. Her personal interests include kayaking, fishing/crabbing and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, Tom.
Jessica Dorothy, Enrolled Agent
Jessica joined the Blocker team in 2015 bringing with her 10 years of public accounting experience. In 2018, she became an Enrolled Agent. Jessica acquired her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland. Jessica is a martial arts and fitness instructor and has taught karate since the age of 15. Her personal interest include spending time with family, crafting, gardening and cooking.
Max Cripe, Enrolled Agent
Max joined the Blocker team in 2021, bringing with him 9 years of experience as a tax accountant for a firm in Rockville, MD. He holds bachelor's and master’s degrees in music and an undergraduate accounting certificate from the University of MD. Prior to his accounting career, Max served 30 years as a musician with the President’s Own US Marine Band in Washington DC. He continues to enjoy playing in several orchestras around town, travelling with his wife Irma, and enjoys serving his church as a deacon and financial manager.
Alena Ignatysh, CPA Candidate
Alena joined the Blocker team in October 2018 as a staff accountant. Alena is currently studying at Anne Arundel Community College to supplement her degree in Economics in preparation for the CPA Exam. Alena's interests include yoga, travel and scuba diving.
Jaime Thorpe, Staff Accountant
Jaime joined the Blocker team as an Administrative Assistant in 2015. Since then she has been working closely with the Blocker team to learn various aspects of the services that we offer, including bookkeeping, billing and payroll. Jaime's personal interests include spending time with her family, photography and cross stitching.
Cheryl Raley, Staff Accountant
Cheryl joined the Blocker team in January 2018 bringing with her 11 years of bookkeeping and office management experience. Cheryl enjoys spending time at the beach and exploring new places.