Meet Our Staff

Paul Nick

Paul Nick - Partner


Paul Nick, Partner of Davidson and Nick, CPAs, has been serving individuals and professionals in the Collier and Lee County areas since 1989. He has extensive experience in a variety of industries including real estate, construction and development, medical practices, retail, and service industry clients. Prior to establishing the practice, Paul was a CPA with the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse and is a 1981 graduate of Stetson University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business and Individual Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Not-for-Profit Taxation
  • Auditing- For Profit and Not-for-Profit
  • Retirement Planning and Elder Care
  • International Tax Planning
  • Strategic Planning for Small to Large Business Owners
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


Paul holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Stetson University, DeLand, FL.

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Healthcare Accountant Association

Local Organizations

  • Past Board Member- United Arts Council of Collier County
  • Past Board Member- Collier County YMCA
  • Past President- Barron Collier All-Sports Booster Club
  • Past Treasurer and President- Naples Youth Soccer Club (d/b/a Florida Fire Juniors)
  • Past Treasurer- St. Matthews Episcopal Church
  • Past Scoutmaster- Boy Scout Troop 243
Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson - Partner

Jim Davidson, also a partner of Davidson and Nick CPAs, is a 1985 graduate of Stetson University.

Jim, a native of Collier county, practiced as a CPA in Ft. Pierce, FL, prior to starting the Naples area practice. Jim is a member of both the Florida and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jim currently serves as an active board member and officer for Naples Gulfshore Rotary and has previously served in many capacities for various youth sport programs in Collier County. Jim and his wife Kim were married in 1987 and have two sons, Justin and Trace.

Rimma Tinel

Rimma Tinel, CPA - Senior Account Manager


Rimma joined our team in January of 2013. She is dedicated to the firm's long-term success and aspires to deliver personalized service to our clients. Rimma is a graduate of Stockton College of NJ and is licensed as CPA in two states NJ & FL.

Areas of Expertise

  • Real Estate Investment Partnerships
  • Business and Individual Tax Compliance
  • Offices of Medical Professionals


Rimma holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ.

Professional Organizations

  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Accountants (AICPA)
  • Healthcare Accountant Association
Travis Smith

Travis Smith, CPA - Audit and Tax Supervisor

Travis Smith, a Naples native, graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Travis is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to working with Davidson and Nick CPAs, Travis worked for a national accounting firm specializing in low-income housing and renewable energy industries.

Cristina Losito

Cristina Losito – Administrative Assistant

You will find Cristina at the front desk with a warm greeting when you arrive, answering your questions and calls. She loves interacting with our clients and working with the staff here each day because everyone is wonderful, kind, and helpful. Cristina was born and raised in South Brunswick, New Jersey and relocated to Florida in 2020 for the beautiful scenery and weather here. When she’s not in the office, you will likely find Cristina shopping, traveling, cooking, at the beach, or community volunteering. Her friendly and can-do attitude makes her a valuable asset to our firm.

Bryan Craft

Bryan Craft - Staff Accountant

Bryan is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. He enjoys sports, cooking, and the great outdoors. Bryan studied accounting and played baseball at Ave Maria University from 2018 to 2022, and in May of 2022 he graduated and received his degree in accounting. Bryan works effectively within a team environment to achieve specific tasks and projects.