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About Us

About Our Firm

At Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C., our business encompasses more than just numbers, it focuses on relationships.  Knowing the status of your finances is just the beginning step in our process of helping clients find and maintain success.  Clients consider us trusted friends and advisors because in addition to our tax compliance and general accounting services, we help clients identify short-term and long-term financial and operational goals. After establishing these goals, we develop and implement action plans, then create benchmarks to ensure we are meeting those goals. 

Our clients find they can increase efficiency, minimize liability and increase profitability by using our services.  After removing the complexities of tax compliance and business accounting from the minds of our clients, they can focus more fully on their core business issues. 

We have represented numerous industries having various business models which enables us to offer a unique knowledge base for the benefit of our clients.  Through relevant financial reporting and competent advising, we can help you make the best decisions for you and your business.

Our Community

Our driving philosophy at Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren P.C. is that our professionals, our clients and our families are always poised to improve on our community and on each other.  We need only to make the choice to do so, and to work towards that end by relying on the best of our virtues and talents. 

 We follow through our philosophy by our enthusiastic support for events and activities that are important to our staff members, clients and our community.  These include:


Our Team

Robert L. Seaman, CPA

Managing Director (256) 489-3787

Robert Seaman is the CEO of Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C. and has over thirty-five years of experience in business management and as a practicing CPA. After graduating from Jacksonville State University with a degree in Accounting, Robert began his public accounting career. Robert acquired his business experience serving in various management positions (including ownership) of companies in the fields of computer network administration, consumer electronics and contract manufacturing industries. In addition to his involvement with various business types, Robert's time in the military also played a role in his career achievements.

Robert has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants since 1989.

Pete Shinkunas, CPA

Accounting Services Manager (256) 233-5001

Pete Shinkunas began his career by providing consulting services in accounting, tax and technology after receiving his BSBA in Accounting from Auburn University in 1999. Pete co-founded what is now Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C. in 2006 and specializes in helping small and medium sized businesses utilize current technology to grow, expand and maximize capactities and efficiencies while complying with applicable taxes, laws and regulations. Pete serves as Small Business Director and manages the Athens office. Pete and his wife, Karla, reside in their hometown of Athens, Alabama with their three sons: Ben, Jeb and Max.

Pete is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Paul Lindgren, CPA

Tax Practice Manager (256) 489-3787

Paul Lindgren is one of the founding members of Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C. He obtained degrees in Finance and Accounting from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. For over eleven years, Paul has practiced public accounting. He specializes in tax, accounting, forensics and consulting in multiple industries. Originally from Athens, Alabama, Paul now lives in Huntsville with his wife, Rebecca, and his two children, Matthew and Charlotte.

Paul has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants since 2004.

Tonya Patterson

Small Business Manager/ Staff Accountant (256) 233-5001

Tonya Patterson has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in Accounting from Athens State University. Over the past 10 years, she has managed an assortment of small businesses and offers diverse solutions in her areas of expertise. At Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C., Tonya focuses her abilities towards assisting clients with individual and business taxation, business startup, payroll, and sales and use tax compliance. In addition to the individual attention she gives her clients, Tonya provides support in training and mentoring to further ensure outstanding quality.

Angela K. Helton

Staff Accountant (256) 489-3787

Angela Helton is a Staff Accountant at Seaman, Shinkunas & Lindgren, P.C. She earned a degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Angela specializes in handling payroll, compliance, tax preparation, accounting and book keeping. She enjoys assisting individuals with understanding and implementing the complex backbone of business requirements.