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BKD makes rankings from two magazines

BKD, LLP CPAs & Advisors has been ranked the 12th largest national firm in 2014 by Accounting Today and named a leading training and employee development company by Training magazine. The 2014 Accounting Today Top 100 Firms list has ranked BKD the 12th largest firm in the nation.  BKD was also named a national leader in audit and accounting, ranks ...

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BKD adds accountants

BKD, LLP has added Calvin Thigpen Jr. and Chandler Croom as staff accountants in the accounting firm’s Jackson office. Thigpen joins BKD in the audit department with more than 16 years of experience in the banking industry. Before joining BKD, he served as a branch manager for Trustmark National Bank in Jackson. Thigpen is a recent graduate of Mississippi College ...

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BKD awards promotions

BKD, LLP recently promoted three of its staff members to supervisor. They assumed their new role with the accounting firm on Aug. 1. Brittany C. Gordon, CPA, began her career in public accounting with BKD in January 2008. She has over four years of experience providing tax services to a variety of health care institutions, foundations, colleges and other not-for-profit ...

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BKD hires interns

BKD, LLP has added interns in its Jackson and Oxford offices. Gwinyai J. Beta graduated summa cum laude from Jackson State University in December 2011 where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He joins BKD this spring as an intern in the Jackson office’s tax department. Beta is a citizen of Zimbabwe and came to the United States in ...

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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 Mississippi where she earned a ...

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BKD announces promotions

BKD, LLP has promoted Matthew S. Glover, Megan H. Mills and Megan C. McKinnie to senior accountant. Glover began his public accounting career at BKD in January 2010.  He provides audit services for a variety of entities including manufacturing and distribution, governmental and not-for-profits. Glover is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he earned a bachelor’s degree in ...

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BKD adds to staff

Christopher Herring and Thomas Threadgill have joined BKD, LLP, as staff personnel in the tax and audit departments in the Jackson office. Herring graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2010 and a master of taxation in 2011. He will assist with general tax and accounting engagements. Threadgill graduated cum ...

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BKD promotes Crawford

Wilkins “Wil” M. Crawford, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor at BKD, LLP. Crawford has five years of experience in public accounting. He provides auditing and consulting services for governmental, not-for-profit, healthcare and manufacturing organizations. Crawford is a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as ...

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Bailey earns CPA certification

Peder Johnson, Mississippi managing partner BKD, LLP, announces the recent CPA certification of Matthew Bailey. Bailey provides accounting and auditing services for BKD in the Jackson office. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in May 2006 with a bachelor’s in accounting and in May 2007 with a master’s in accountancy.

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BKD welcomes more staff

The accounting firm BKD, LLP, has added six new staff members to its tax and audit departments in both Jackson and Oxford. Megan Hughes graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor of science in accountancy in 2008 and a master of taxation in 2009. She interned with Smith, Turner & Reeves in 2008, and begins her BKD career ...

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