Born Knoxville, Tennessee, 1959. Richard has been providing public accounting and consulting services since 1985 after several years with the State of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, Department of Audit. His experience includes: planning and supervising audit engagements of Tennessee municipalities, counties, utility districts school districts, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations, construction and real estate development companies; tax and financial planning services; and management consulting services to emerging companies; performs peer reviews for accounting firms throughout Tennessee. His combination of knowledge, experience and a can-do attitude makes Richard an ideal colleague and service provider. His positive mental attitude makes him a role model to emulate. A graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a B.S. degree in accounting. Plans and supervises the firm's audits of its governmental and construction clients. Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (serves or has served on the Society's Peer Review, Governmental, and Relations With The Bar Committees)
Born Corpus Christi, Texas, 1954. Susan has been providing public accounting and consulting services since 1984 after several years in the furniture manufacturing and trucking industries. Her experience includes: planning and supervising audit engagements of Tennessee municipalities, school districts, manufacturing and nonprofit organizations; tax and financial planning services; and management consulting services to emerging companies; performs peer reviews for accounting firms throughout Tennessee. She serves as the technical reviewer for all of the firm's accounting and auditing engagements. Her ability to translate intimidating and complex regulatory requirements into layman's terms has eased the new business start-up process for many clients. Her positive outlook and cooperative attitude make her an invaluable resource to the firm and our clients. A graduate of the University of Tennessee with B.S. degree in accounting. Plans and supervises the firm's audits of its not-for-profit and manufacturing clients. Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (serves or has served on the Society's Governmental committee)
Born Knoxville, Tennessee, 1963 Larry has been performing tax and management advisory services since 1984. His significant accounting, tax, and computer experience provides him with a unique perspective to assist clients in achieving their operational and financial objectives. As the managing partner he has first hand knowledge of the responsibilities of staff supervision, training, and quality control. As tax manager he supervises every tax related engagement. His role as tax manager emphasizes the firm's niche in tax planning, estate planning and tax return preparation for individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. A graduate of Roane State Community College with the degree of Associate of Applied Science in Business Management Technology (Accounting Option). Passed the IRS Special Enrollment Examination in 1998 with a score of 97.5%. Member: National Association of Enrolled Agents
Born Charleston, South Carolina, 1961 Since 1994, Julie has served as engagement manager for the firm's write-up and payroll preparation services and as assistant to the tax manager and managing partner. Her extensive experience in the implementation of management and operational policies, training and supervision of personnel, and employment tax and regulation management has made her an invaluable asset to the firm. Several years of experience in similar fields combined with her desire to expand her considerable knowledge she is able to successfully meet the needs of our evolving client base. Julie's gentle demeanor, gracious smile, and outgoing personality makes her a favorite among our clients
I am a graduate of the University of Tennesseeschool of Business Administration where I majored in accounting.I worked my way through college at a local grocery store and learned the value of an education.Since joining Mitchell Emert & Hill in September 2005, I have learned a great deal about the practical application of accounting. I am pleased to be serving the community in which I was raised.I have plans to continue my education through the pursuit of a masters degree in accounting, eventually becoming a CPA.In my time away from work, I enjoy watching movies, spending time with my family and friends, and taking care of my babies (my dogs).