Lacy Lyons

Lacy Lyons

Lacy is a partner at HORNE where she works closely with state agencies and local jurisdictions to design, plan and implement successful federally funded programs. She provides guidance and quality control for ERAP, CDBG-DR and FEMA housing programs. She has led the Texas ERAP program which has disbursed over $1.9B in payment disbursements including rent and utility payments. Lacy uses her background in fraud prevention to develop policies, procedures and processes that drive accuracy and ensure program compliance.

Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith is a partner at HORNE where he serves both private industry and public entities. He focuses on developing relationships with decision-makers across state and local government and the private sector, and shepherding them through decision-making regarding grant implementation, management and compliance.

Christina Street

Christina Street

Christina Street is a partner at HORNE where she works collaboratively to serve healthcare organizations across the US. She specializes in physician contracting arrangements for large multi-facility health systems to single-physician medical practices, which includes the development and implementation of physician compensation modeling and fair market value contractual agreements.

Clint King

Clint King

Clint King is a partner in healthcare services at HORNE. He oversees audits primarily for healthcare and nonprofit organizations. He specializes in providing insights through data analytics in audit and revenue cycle consulting projects.  He also has in-depth experience with complex healthcare revenue recognition issues, patient receivable functions and related cash flow improvement opportunities.

Lauren Hanat

Lauren Hanat

Lauren Hanat provides business advisory and accounting services to franchise clients. In this role, she focuses on providing insights and consultation on franchise operations while managing the spectrum of the outsourced bookkeeping experience.  Lauren is passionate about helping franchisees achieve their goals and providing the support that allows them to focus on what matters.

Chandler Croom

Chandler Croom

Chandler Croom is a partner in franchise services at HORNE where he specializes in reviewing financial statements and managing advisory services for various franchise clients across the country. He is passionate about collaborating with both new and growing franchisees through the unique challenges of owning a franchise business.

Melissa Poole

Melissa Poole

Melissa Poole is a partner at HORNE where she specializes in serving clients in the financial institutions industry. She has extensive experience performing and managing external audits for both SEC and privately-held institutions.

Mary Kathryn Allen

Mary Kathryn Allen

Mary Kathryn Allen is a partner at HORNE. She specializes in tax compliance and business consulting for publicly and privately held clients as well as state and local tax compliance.

Nick Dubuisson

Nick Dubuisson

Nick Dubuisson is a construction partner where he provides the financial clarity needed to support his clients’ business goals.

Katherine G. Watts

Katherine G. Watts

As partner for accounting, advisory and tax services, Kathy’s focus is on managed accounting and tax services designed to help various industries achieve their financial goals. She has collaborated with hundreds of business owners and leaders, providing strategic counsel and assistance ranging from initial startup to succession plans.

Bruce Walt

Bruce Walt

Bruce Walt is a partner at HORNE where he leads business development for business strategy, data and technology, learning and development, marketing, and process transformation solutions.

Alethia Thomas

Alethia Thomas

As a partner in HORNE’s Government Services, Alethia Thomas leads a growing team of professionals who help clients innovatively and compassionately face today’s most complex issues.

Dustin Taylor

Dustin Taylor

At HORNE, we go further than a traditional client-CPA relationship — we help franchisees meet their long-term goals through a strategic partnership. Dustin Taylor values those relationships, and with a seat at their table, he is able to provide insights, collaboration and ongoing dialogue throughout the year to help clients mitigate taxes and plan for the future.

Anna Stroble

Anna Stroble

We exist to support and implement our clients’ recovery visions by delivering a level of client service that is unrivaled in the industry. Anna Stroble provides consistent, exceptional client service through in-depth industry knowledge, vast experience and unmatched dedication and responsiveness to clients’ needs. Fueled by our own experiences with natural disasters, HORNE is keenly aware of the difficult journey to restoration and have witnessed communities transformed by federal recovery programs.

Tim Morgan

Tim Morgan

Tim Morgan is a financial institutions partner at HORNE where he helps banks, credit unions and other financial services companies with external audit, internal audit and risk management solutions. He specializes in identifying process improvements that are practical and solutions-oriented to help position clients for success.

Scott Keller

Scott Keller

Scott Keller is passionate about helping clients navigate complex legislative and regulatory challenges surrounding various federal programs.

Joe Green

Joe Green

Companies that are looking to expand through an equity raise, merger, or organic growth face unique challenges and urgency. HORNE’s Joe Green works alongside clients to manage deadlines and stressful situations for them, so they can focus on their future.

Patrick C. Gough

Patrick C. Gough

Public and middle market companies face unique challenges, often dependent upon their industry or company goals. HORNE’s Patrick Gough provides a quick, expert response and accurate, quality work to address critical issues and keep our clients safe and successful.

Samir El Hage

Samir El Hage

With over 15 years of experience in project and program management, Samir El Hage is passionate about helping our clients ensure project success. Working on various projects such as road infrastructure, outpatient clinic facilities, hospital facilities, academic facilities, residential multi-story buildings, office buildings, and coastal facilities, he brings a wide array of knowledge to help clients and stakeholders manage complex processes and solve challenging problems.

Josh Edwards

Josh Edwards

Josh Edwards is a public and middle market partner for HORNE and a member of HORNE’s Board of Directors.

Marsha H. Dieckman

Marsha H. Dieckman

Marsha Dieckman’s passion is serving others by collaborating for solutions. Helping states create solutions to maximize CARES Act funding aligns with this passion. COVID-19 has presented opportunities and challenges for us all.

Cathy Denman

Cathy Denman

I have personally been through disaster and offer empathy and understanding to those working toward recovery. In the aftermath of disaster, the people, agencies, and states facilitating recovery efforts receive requests from numerous different directions. Helping people navigate these devastating and confusing times gives me a great deal of personal satisfaction.

Rud Blumentritt

Rud Blumentritt

Healthcare is going through tremendous transformation and clients need us now more than ever, particularly as it relates to physician/hospital integration. In helping our clients structure physician/hospital arrangements, Rud Bluementritt is in a unique position to point out areas of concern and suggest workable solutions that are sound and compliant with healthcare regulatory rules, so clients can avoid potential severe, far-reaching penalties.

Jeffrey N. Aucoin

Jeffrey N. Aucoin

Jeffery N. Aucoin is passionate about helping clients manage their financial reporting, while mitigating risks. This allows them to focus on managing their operations while helping their customers. We also provide services to help clients pay vendors and team members, fulfill various regulatory obligations, and make strategic, anticipatory decisions.

Emily Parrish Miller

Emily Parrish Miller

We exist to support and implement our clients’ mission and goals—collaborating with them as a strategic partner focused on delivering an unrivaled client experience. Throughout her career, Emily Parrish Miller has served clients across a number of industries through accounting and assurance services and financial statement analysis.

Lee B. Klein III

Lee B. Klein III

The construction industry is constantly evolving and contractors need a visionary partner to help guide them to successfully compete, grow and plan for the future. Lee Klein not only serves clients by delivering on opportunities and helping them solve today’s problems but also has the foresight to help them anticipate and prevent tomorrow’s.