About Us

Our Story

Bernie Clayton started Shared Office Solutions to help small businesses get started or grow without having to worry about large overhead expenses or worrying about hiring employees. We have all the office equipment a business would need to be successful.

Meet the Team

Owner & CEO

Bernie Clayton

Bernie has served clients who struggled with starting and maintaining their business!

With this witness, through his clients, Shared Office Solutions was born! Taxes, insurance, entity choice, and overhead are primary concerns for any business, particularly with new businesses

Bernie has over three decades experience helping clients with Insurance, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, retirement planning, and business startup! His has served families, individuals, and small business clients!  He also previously held a securities license giving him a strong understanding of retirement options and the tax implications of accumulating and preserving your money!

Bernie started his practice with Prudential in 1983, after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. His practice is unique, given he has amassed experience in both tax services, insurance, and nuances with running a small business!

Bernie is married to a nurse at UF Health Jacksonville and has raised six children in Nassau County. He is passionate about volunteering and giving back to the community.


Lindsey Hardy grew up in Callahan, Florida. She moved to Jacksonville to attend University of North Florida where she studied Sociology. Over the past ten years Lindsey has worked in Retail Management running multi million dollar stores. After married her husband, they moved back to Callahan to raise their son. Lindsey joined Bernie (Her Dad) at his company to help grow the business and help with Social Media. She is currently working on being certified in Quickbooks and becoming a Tax Preparer.


Nancy Horton grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from Paxon Jr High School. Nancy and her husband of 36 years have lived in Callahan for over 22 years and raised 2 daughters. They now have 4 grandsons that keep them very busy. Nancy has worked in both Retail and Restaurant Industries and has worked at varies office settings. Nancy has been at SOS for over a year  now and works on our Quickbooks and Tax/Insurance Cases. In her spare time Nancy loves to craft and sew!