Staff Profiles

Melynda Rushing
Owner and Tax Preparer

Armed with a background in accounting and a love for the Rock Hill community, Melynda founded Little Giant Tax Service in 1994. She’s grown her small, two-person team into a thriving business with eight employees. Even after 23 years on the job, her favorite part of the workday is still “meeting face-to-face with clients.”



Danielle Hoyles
Office Manager and Tax Preparer

A native of Rock Hill, Danielle has been a member of the Little Giant Tax team for 18 years. She majored in Physics at North Carolina Central University, and she chose to work in accounting because she “loves math.” With her big smile and sweet laugh, Danielle makes her clients feel like family.




Helen Helms
Front Desk Manager

Also a Rock Hill native, Helen has been a member of the team for 10 years. She enjoys working at both the York Technical College bookstore and Little Giant Tax, where she is often the first person that clients meet. Helen says her coworkers and clients are the reason she loves the Little Giant family.


 Terry Lynn Blackwelder
Tax Preparer

After running successful businesses in the Rock Hill area and retiring to be a stay at home dad until his kids were through school, Terry started working part time to help people with their taxes in 2006. After years in the industry working for other tax preparation services, he joined Little Giant Tax Services as a tax preparer this year. We are excited to add him to our growing team!


Our Commitment to You:

We are committed to giving our clients the best tax filing experience, which is why our tax preparers voluntarily complete the IRS’ Annual Filing Season Program every year. To earn a Record of Completion, each person must obtain 18 hours of continuing education, renew their Preparer Tax Identification Number, and pass a test. This ensures that we stay up to date on current tax filing protocols, allowing us to better serve our clients.