Mark Warman, FCCA, ACA
Mark joined Cognitor in early 2015 and has recently been appointed as a director within the practice. Having trained and qualified locally in Rubery, Mark worked in industry and commerce as a financial controller before returning to practice. He joins Cognitor from another local firm, where he worked for six years, including the last four years as director. Away from the office Mark is a father to two young children and is also a long suffering West Bromwich Albion supporter. He has always wanted to go storm chasing in America’s tornado alley and his favourite quote is “if you can dream it you can do it”.
Jeannette Giles, ACA
Jeannette qualified with PWC in 1990 and has been at Cognitor since the very beginning and has fulfilled the role of Practice Manager for many years. She is highly regarded by the whole of the Cognitor team and is always more than happy to share her knowledge and expertise where needed. Having formed close working relationships with her clients, Jeannette is considered by many of them as an indispensable part of their businesses. Jeannette’s favourite film is Notting Hill and she would love to visit Niagara Falls. Her favourite quote is “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today”.
Lindsay Modley, MAAT
Lindsay has worked at Cognitor since 2007 and fulfils the role of Client Manager. Lindsay handles the accounts, tax affairs, management accounts and VAT for some of our most valued clients. Alongside working at Cognitor, Lindsay has gained her AAT qualification and is currently at an advanced stage of ACCA exams. Outside of work Lindsay enjoys socialising with friends, pub lunches and holidaying in the Caribbean. Her favourite quote is "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take".
Accountant / Payroll
Accountant / Payroll
Sam joined the practice last year and has quickly settled in as part of the team. Sam is ACCA part qualified and prepares accounts and deals with many of our payroll clients. In her free time Sam loves going to the cinema and is really into art, particularly the Viennese secessionism and post modernist movements. Sam would love to go to Australia and her favourite food is Italian.
Jenny joined the Cognitor team in February 2017 and fulfils the role of Practice Administrator. Jenny is always more than happy to assist clients and other members of the team in any way she can. Jenny is also PA to the practice directors, managing their diaries and helping with the needs of new and existing clients. In her spare time Jenny enjoys salsa dancing and keeping fit. She enjoys travelling and also spending time with family and friends.
Jack started his apprenticeship at Cognitor and has since qualified as an AAT qualified accountant. He is a hardworking member of the team, completing bookkeeping and VAT returns as well as dealing with general office administration. In his free time he enjoys going to the gym, playing football, going to the cinema and skiing. His favourite TV programme is Breaking Bad and he would love to visit Las Vegas.