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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 business administration in 2008 and ...

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Why businesses are not expanding

By Amy McCullough The Great Recession is technically over, but many Mississippi businesses faced with complying with new regulations regarding banking, healthcare, the environment and labor aren’t feeling much relief. Regulatory uncertainty is the reason many businesses are afraid to expand. Even if access to credit wasn’t restricted due to new banking rules, many business owners say uncertainty over the ...

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BKD promotes Turnage

Edward W. “Trey” Turnage, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager of BKD, LLP’s Jackson and Oxford offices, Turnage, a member of BKD’s National Financial Services Group, performs audit and consulting services for public and private financial institutions. He also provides audit services for manufacturing and not-for-profit organizations. Turnage has more than 10 years of public accounting experience and five ...

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Bringing in measurable returns

I am pleased that we are seeing more organizations that are identifying and clarifying their core values. In other words, they are purposeful in thinking through what they stand for. Research has shown that values-based organization actually have measurable returns on the investment in being a values based organization. This return on values (ROV) can often be overlooked as a ...

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McKinnie earns CPA certification

Peder Johnson, managing partner of BKD, LLP’s Jackson and Oxford offices, is pleased to announce the recent CPA certification of Megan Cook McKinnie. McKinnie provides taxation services in the BKD Financial Services practice in the Jackson office. She graduated in 2008 from Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor of science in accounting and management information systems. Megan completed her ...

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BKD recruits interns for two offices

Peder Johnson, managing partner of BKD, LLP’s Mississippi offices, is pleased to announce the addition of Erica Coggins, Chandler Croom, Ashley Stauter and Saia Ware as interns in the Jackson office and Amanda Mixon as an intern in the Oxford office. Coggins is currently interning in the Jackson office in the tax department. She will graduate in May 2011 with ...

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BKD accountants in the news

Peder Johnson, managing partner of BKD, LLP’s Jackson and Oxford offices, is pleased to announce the promotion of six CPAs to senior accountants: Matthew Bailey; Brittany Chamblee; Mary Overstreet; Kelvin Monroe; Dustin Taylor; and. Richard Woodruff. Bailey provides auditing services for a variety of clients in the Jackson office. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor of ...

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BKD welcomes new interns

BKD, LLP, has added Lee Klein and Theodore “Ted” Jordan as interns in its Jackson office’s audit department and Margaret “Meg” Barefoot as an intern in the tax department of its Oxford office. Klein will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Millsaps College, where he was captain of the football team in 2008 and 2009. Jordan ...

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BKD welcomes Shehan, Kasamanli

Caitlyn Shehan and Ramin Kasamanli have joined BKD’s Jackson office as audit staff personnel. Shehan graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in business administration and a master of professional accountancy. While at Southern Miss, she studied abroad in Spain. Kasamanli graduated was a B.S. in accounting from Mississippi Valley State University and a master in accountancy ...

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BKD promotes two, adds three

BKD, LLP, has promoted two members of its staff, and has seen three staff members earn CPA certification. Eleanor James, CPA, was promoted to senior. James earned both a bachelor a master of accountancy from the University of Mississippi, and she is a member of both the MSCPA and AICPA. Daniel Scarbrough, CPA, has been elevated to supervisor. Scarbrough earned ...

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