Who We Are

James P. Cline, CPA

James P. Cline CPA began his public accounting career in 1993 with McCurry & Associates after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University. In 1998, he became a partner and the firm changed its name to McCurry Downer & Cline. In 2003, Jim opened his own firm which is now Gray Station CPAs. The firm name represents Jim’s roots in the Gray community where he grew up and graduated from Daniel Boone High School. Jim lives in Gray with his wife Gretchen.  They have three children, Kathrina, Jameson and Samuel. Jim is a member of Tri-Cities Baptist Church. In his spare time, Jim enjoys classic trucks and target shooting.

Teresa M. Morin, CPA

Teresa M. Morin, CPA graduated in May 1987 from MTSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Although she passed the CPA exam by May 1990, she did not work in the accounting field. She was a homeschooling mom to her 4 kids (Danielle, Denise, Austin and Joseph) for several years. She began her accounting career with James P Cline CPA PC in January 2008, and after taking an additional 18 college credit hours to meet the education requirements, she became a licensed certified public accountant in October 2013. Teresa lives in Jonesborough with Paul, her husband of 34 years. Teresa is an avid Tennessee Titans fan and her hobbies include NFL football, reading, and doing big jigsaw puzzles (18,000 pieces & up).  Since she has started riding a scooter her new favorite pastime is riding it all over the United States of America.

Kirsten, Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Kirsten graduated in May of 2017 from Northeast State Community College with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. However, she decided to pursue a new career at Gray Station CPAs in August 2018 instead of law enforcement.  She started as a receptionist/administrative assistant and has advanced her role to include all aspects of an accounting paraprofessional.  She is also responsible for the firm’s accounts payable and computer maintenance.  In her spare time, Kirsten enjoys spending quality time with her fur babies, family, and kayaking.

Christina, Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Christina is the face of the firm and is responsible for multiple aspects of the day-to-day operations.  Christina began working for Gray Station CPAs in August 2022.  She first started working as a bookkeeper in 1997 at Colonia Heights Tax and Bookkeeping Service and has worked off and on as a bookkeeper for the past 25 years.  Christina went back to school in January 2020 and is currently enrolled in the BBA Program at Carson-Newman University.  Christina lives in Kingsport with her husband Chip of 28 years.  They have five children and one granddaughter.  In her spare time, Christina enjoys baking, gardening, canning and reading.