Meet the Team

Certified professionals with a wealth of experience in accounting and finance

Sharon J. McNair, CPA, CFE, FACFEI, CFF

Sharon founded McNair CPA Associates and has extensive experience in the areas of forensic accounting and litigation where she often provides expert witness testimony, as well as representing clients before the IRS and overseeing many traditional accounting, audit and tax client engagements. Sharon has advised and testified in close to 100 forensic accounting cases over the last few decades and has been a licensed CPA in the state of Nevada since 1978, is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Nevada Society of CPAs, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners International. From 2002 to 2008, she was appointed by Governor Kenny Guinn to serve on the Nevada State Board of Accountancy, fulfilling the roles of President and Secretary/Treasurer during her tenure. In 2013, Sharon was named one of the Top 20 CPAs in Southern Nevada.

Jason F. Griffith, CPA, CMA

Jason is the author of the 2017 book Identify, Acquire, Repeat: A Step by Step guide to a Multi-Million Dollar Acquisition Strategy. He has served as the head of Strategy and Acquisitions for public and private companies, as well as founded another CPA firm that grew to six offices with over 50+ employees. His experiences in all of these projects give him a unique perspective, ideas, and ability to provide valuable input to the company. Jason is especially versed in working with management to determine multiple areas of growth from strategy to acquisitions and joint ventures, inclusive of how to apply game theory to their specific industry. He has done this both at the national level as well as at the local level. Jason started his career with Arthur Andersen in Memphis, Tennessee. He obtained his undergraduate and master’s degree in accounting from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a licensed certified public accountant in Nevada and Tennessee. In addition to being a CPA, he is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Jason serves as a guest lecturer at the UNLV School of Entrepreneurship and a judge to their annual business plan competition.

Larry C. Apple, CPA


Larry serves as the senior tax manager for McNair CPA Associates. He oversees our staff and sees that the firm adheres to current professional standards and requirements in our accounting, auditing, and tax client engagements. Larry has been licensed as a CPA in the state of Nevada since 1975 and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Nevada Society of CPAs. He served as President of the Nevada Society of CPAs in 1995–96 and as an appointed member of the Nevada State Board of Accountancy from December 1982 through October 1987, appointed to successive terms by Governors Robert List and Richard Bryan.

Erika Griffith, CPA, CFE

Erika is a certified fraud examiner and a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Nevada. She also serves on the board of the local chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She has extensive experience in reviews and audits of companies as well as with internal accounting projects for entrepreneurs.

Gloria P. Hadarly, CPA

Gloria provides client tax and accounting services for our entrepreneurial clients as well as for Trust tax returns. Gloria has been licensed as a CPA in the state of Nevada since 1989.

Kendra Hardy

Kendra is in charge of our bookkeeping department. She oversees the monthly and quarterly services we offer to our business clients. Kendra serves as a Staff Accountant and provides accounting, tax, and bookkeeping services. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and has worked in hotel accounting for 10 years.

Sandra Ayala

Sandra is McNair CPA Associates’ office manager. She has previously worked with multiple entrepreneurial ventures in town and joined the Firm in early 2019. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree as CSN.