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Jill Marler Curtis, CFS, RP

Office Manager

Jill joined Dairel L. Denton, Jr. & Associates, CPA P.C. in December of 1991. She helps the office running smooth and helps integrate new services into our team. She earned her Associate of Arts in Business with emphasis in Accounting from Three Rivers Community College. Jill also earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from LaSalle University. Jill holds the designations of Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) and Registered Paraplanner (RP).

She currently resides in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with her husband, Curt and her son, Jordan. Her hobbies include traveling, scrapbooking, playing volleyball, and spending time with family.

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Business Women’s Association
National Association of Female Executives
Women Aware
First Baptist Church
Three Rivers Community College Volleyball Alumni
Poplar Bluff Parks and Recreation Department Volleyball Team Member

Megan Valenzuela, CPA


Megan joined Denton & Associates in March of 2007. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University and her Associate of Arts in Business Administration from Three Rivers Community College. Since joining the firm, Megan has earned her Certified Public Account designation and is our staff accountant.

Megan is originally from Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where she resides with her three children, Baylee, Jakob and Addison. Megan’s hobbies include outdoor activities, reading, taking family vacations and just spending time with her family.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
Poplar Bluff Lion's Club
Women Aware
Agee Fellowship Church

Tammy Zettee, CB


Tammy comes to Denton & Associates with a strong background in payroll. She has over 25 years of payroll experience and over 18 years of payroll/sales tax experience. Tammy has been with our office since December 2005. She earned her designation of Certified Bookkeeper in 2007 and her Payroll Certification in 2015.

Tammy moved from Monticello, IN to Poplar Bluff in July of 2005 with her twin sons, Branden and Tristen. Most of Tammy's time is spent doing things with her sons. They enjoy going to the lake in the summer and doing as many different and new things as possible. Tammy's hobbies include spending time with family and friends. She enjoys summer time at the lake, reading, cook outs with family and friends, playing card/board games, camping, fishing, and baking.

American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, AIPB
The National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers

Meredith Denton-Rines, MBA

Marketing Director and Financial Specialist

Meredith joined the staff of Denton & Associates in June 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Business Administration Degree from Missouri State University, and is currently pursuing her Certified Financial Planner designation. Meredith Rines has over 8 years of experience in Marketing and Administrative support for small business owners and is excited to be bringing her knowledge to Denton & Associates.

Meredith currently resides in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with her husband, Justin and their son, Denton. Justin and Meredith have three rescue dogs, Maggie, Tiny, and Bud. In her spare time, she enjoys learning about photography, blogging, traveling with family, and reading.

Poplar Bluff Kiwanis
Women Aware
Alpha Chi Omega Sorority Alumna

Jordan Marler

Administrative & Marketing Assistant

Jordan joined Denton & Associates in June 2015. He helps to keep all the communication of the office flowing smoothly and efficiently. He also assists our Marketing Director with any marketing efforts. Jordan is currently working on his degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.

ordan currently resides in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. His hobbies include golf, basketball, fishing, fitness, working out, all sports and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.

First Baptist Church
Baptist Bible College Basketball Alumni
Ozark Fitness
Three Rivers College
Poplar Bluff Elks Lodge
First Baptist Church Basketball League Team Member
Poplar Bluff Parks and Recreation Department Volleyball Team Member

Sandy Hale


Sandy joined Denton & Associates in December 2016. She is a recent graduate of Three Rivers College, earning her Associates of Applied Science in Accounting Technology, Magna Cum Laude. Sandy received an Excellent in Accounting Award from Three Rivers College.

Sandy is resides in Wappapello, Missouri where she has lived for over 30 years. She enjoys watching movies and spending time with family & friends.