Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants’

Accounting for success

There are a number of professional associations that play a very important role in the business community of our state. Last week, I focused on Larry Houchins and The Mississippi Bar, and this week I turn the attention to another impactful organization — the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). I interviewed Jack Coppenbarger, […] [...]

Miller appointed to board

David Miller, CPA, of Nail McKinney Professional Association has been appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board for a three-year term, which will begin in October. Miller is currently serving on the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy and is past president of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public […] [...]

Profile: Paul Calhoun, Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun CPA’s

Paul Calhoun is happy being a CPA and serving as managing partner of the Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun firm, but he can also imagine himself being content working as a mechanic on small engines. Maybe that’s why he enjoys riding motorcycles during leisure time. “People might be surprised to learn that about me,” he […] [...]

BKD promotes Swetland

Melissa A. Swetland, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor at BKD, LLP. Swetland joined BKD in the Oxford office in January 2010. She has over 12 years of experience in the accounting profession and provides tax services for a wide variety of both business and individual clients. Swetland is a graduate of the University of […] [...]

BKD promotes Caitlyn Shehan

Caitlyn “Caitie” Shehan, CPA, has been promoted to senior accountant at BKD, LLP. Shehan began her career in public accounting with BKD in 2009. She provides audit services for public and private financial institutions and not-for-profit organizations. Shehan is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a bachelor of science in […] [...]

Gus Dulaney hired as vice president and director of financial asset accounting at BankPlus

Gus Dulaney, CPA, CIA, was recently hired as vice president and director of financial asset accounting at BankPlus. Dulaney was most recently employed with Mississippi Development Authority as manager of disaster recovery. A native of Terry, Dulaney is a graduate of Mississippi College. In the community, he is a member of the American Institute of […] [...]

Federal healthcare reform education

Mississippi Society of CPAs leading efforts for accountants As accountants strive to understand the federal healthcare reform legislation, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants is giving guidance by helping educate its members. Programs on the healthcare act have been held in Tupelo, Jackson and Hattiesburg with William F. Taylor as the presenter. Taylor, a […] [...]

Posey wins award, Karim lands grant

Longtime University of Southern Mississippi accounting professor Roderick Posey took home the Educator of the Year Award at the annual convention of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants held June 27 in Sandestin, Fla. The Mississippi organization considers accounting educators from all of the state’s institutions of higher learning in bestowing this honor. Posey, […] [...]

Bobo elected national president of CICPAC

HORNE LLP partner Joel Bobo has been elected national president of the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC). Bobo is the firm-wide industry director at HORNE. He joined the firm in 1992, and has more than 25 years of public accountancy experience. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Mississippi Society […] [...]

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