Brett Watkins is a senior manager at HORNE who specializes in developing and implementing innovative programs to improve employee health and productivity. He is passionate about educating, guiding and assisting employees achieve a healthier lifestyle.
Doug Capellman is a senior manager in HORNE’s data and technology group, where he serves as an information security manager. He manages assurance activities related to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business information in compliance with the firm’s information security policies.
Kriste Cullum is a senior manager at HORNE where she serves publicly and privately held companies. She specializes in both internal and external audits of regulatory, manufacturing, agriculture and not-for-profit industries.
Vipin Prasad is a senior manager in the business process solutions practice at HORNE where he serves as a technical business analyst/project manager. He specializes in business analysis, requirements analysis, current-state assessments, communication and helps liaise and coordinate future-state recommendations and solution delivery.
Elizabeth Ford serves as an assurance senior manager for HORNE where she serves publicly and privately held companies. She provides assurance and internal audit services to a number of publicly and privately held companies, including companies in the retail, pharmaceutical, and agriculture industries.
Dandy Taylor is a senior manager of technology and development for HORNE REDi Health. He primarily focuses on developing, communicating and implementing a technical strategy around the delivery of healthcare analytics to clients.
Justin Poole is a senior manager in the comprehensive tax solutions group at HORNE. He oversees the managed accounting services team which offers outsourced accounting solutions to privately held companies.
Melanie Stewart is a senior manager in the government services practice at HORNE where she oversees all technology systems, integrations and data and the implementation of system changes. She leads business requirements analysis efforts by partnering with key stakeholders to tailor implemented systems to meet changes in all core IT systems. Additionally, she leads all information systems, application and analytical reporting development and delivery for Puerto Rico’s CDBG-DR 23 Program Portfolio. She provides advisement on how information technology solutions and systems can meet CDBG-DR recovery goals.
Heath Wright is a senior manager in the government services practice at HORNE where he leads the ReBuild North Carolina’s Homeowner Recovery and Strategic Buyout programs for Hurricanes Matthew and Florence. He oversees the implementation teams, and offers insights to the State through the review, analysis, and presentation of Program data to maximize production, improve process and inform policy.
Jimmarie Bou is the senior project manager leading the CDBG-DR Puerto Rico Infrastructure Portfolio. She provides full support in grant management for infrastructure programs, including the Non-Federal Match Program, the City Revitalization Program, and the Community Resilience Centers initiative.
Stephanie Fowler is a senior manager in the healthcare practice at HORNE where she specializes in helping clients improve their financial performance by providing customized accounting solutions that include financial statements and forecast, accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing, income allocation and key metrics.
Claire Adams is a senior manager of analytic engineering and growth for HORNE REDi Health. She specializes in developing scalable analytic processes, training and growing analytic skillsets in small hospital systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs), physician practices and more.
Peter Graves is a technological solutions architect at HORNE. He is responsible for process automation solutions, data integration, and the design, development, testing and implementation of data-driven applications.
Sam Turman is a senior manager of assessments and IP development for HORNE REDi Health. He oversees scaling assessment offerings from the HORNE REDi Health business unit and leads and informs intellectual property development. Additionally, he helps identify the best use of people, processes and technology for improving financial, operational and clinical outcomes for rural healthcare communities. He is passionate about leveraging analytic best practices and techniques to continually improve rural healthcare delivery.
Karyn Desselle is a government services senior manager for HORNE where she serves as the environmental manager for disaster recovery programs. She works with state and local governments to ensure environmental compliance of disaster recovery programs designed to rebuild housing and infrastructure and help communities recover from the devastating economic impacts of natural disasters.
Matt Akin is a service transformation team senior manager with extensive Public Assistance (PA) Disaster Recovery and Community Development Block Grant- Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program experience. He performs business analysis, process improvement, and system automation development for both PA and CDBG-DR oversight projects to ensure compliance with state and federal grant guidelines and regulations.
Kelli is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where she is currently part of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recovery accounting team in Biloxi, MS, working to provide accounting oversight for the MEMA Public Assistance program. She works as a liaison between the Federal Emergency Management Agency, MEMA and the sub-grantees to resolve any issues that may arise in the initial project review or final inspection process.
Steve Swick is a senior manager in government services at HORNE LLP where he assists with the implementation of Texas GLO Temporary Housing Program as a field operations manager and assisting with business development for various Texas GLO HUD CDBG programs.
Sara Yates is a senior manager in the government services practice at HORNE where she works to execute human resources programs including employee relations, regulatory and compliance requirements and risk management. She is passionate about assisting internal stakeholders integrate their professional and personal lives while meeting and exceeding the needs of their clients by listening and researching solutions.
Lori Cochran is a senior manager in government services at HORNE. She leads Uniform Relocation Act services and compliance for the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. She advises clients in areas of policy and operations that are consistent with federal guidelines and support their overall recovery mission.
Lori Cunningham is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where she directs Geographic Information Systems (GIS) development. Lori applies GIS technologies to disaster recovery programs by developing streamlined approaches to spatial analyses and map production, disseminating data via GIS websites and implementing mobile field data collection applications.
Tiffany Schwarzauer is a government services senior manager at HORNE LLP. She currently works as a project manager for a housing grant program for the state of North Carolina. She works directly with the state agency to ensure compliance with federal regulations and to assist in developing processes to increase workflow.
Jenna Abbey is a senior manager in the government services practice at HORNE. She specializes in providing and implementing solutions for clients and their most demanding challenges. She is skilled in process development, data analysis, streamlining operations, managing stakeholder collaboration, reporting and financial stewardship.
Daron Wilson is a senior manager for HORNE where he serves as the director of operations for the government services team. He specializes in economic development and operational management initiatives. Daron’s vast knowledge and hands-on experience in economic development, management and implementation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant Program (HUD-CDBG), environmental and regulatory compliance, portfolio and program management, and disaster recovery enhances the capabilities offered to clients served through a full-scale recovery lens to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for areas impacted by natural disasters.
Vicki Smith is a senior manager in the government services division of HORNE. She is a division leader/coordinator assigned to state recovery accounting oversight projects where she provides disaster relief management and compliance for the Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs.
Megan Conner is the attorney for the government services focus area at HORNE where she is responsible for contract review and negotiation and advises the focus area on legal matters that may arise.
Monica Thompson is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where she assists with business development efforts. She collaborates internally and externally to continue to advance the firm within the industry and position for future growth opportunities.
John Hadjis is a government services senior manager at HORNE. He primarily focuses on the HUD Community Development Block Grant program by assisting the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office with assisting low and moderate income South Carolinians recover from Hurricane Matthew. John also has extensive FEMA Public Assistance programmatic experience having assisted the Texas Department of Emergency Management in complying with applicable regulations when disbursing monies to Texas communities affected by natural disasters enabling those communities to rebuild their neighborhoods and prepare for future emergencies.
Holly Smith is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where she works with state and local governments to design and administer their federally funded disaster recovery programs, including HUD Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery, FEMA Public Assistance, and most recently, Coronavirus Relief Funds made available through the CARES Act. She analyzes impact and unmet needs data to formulate eligible projects, develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal regulations, and offers technical assistance to stakeholders.
Ali Garrison serves as a senior manager for government services where she provides oversight, operations support and compliance support for state and local governments, including funds made available through the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act. She focuses on project management processes and procedures, and she collaborates with states to maximize and accelerate funding disbursement.
Michael Gagner is a senior program manager in government services at HORNE. He specializes in CDBG-DR program development of policies and procedures to yield maximum benefit for vested parties while remaining compliant with State and Federal regulations. Michael also focuses on developing and implementing strategies to increase team and unit production.
Sam is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where he has over ten years of managerial experience in working directly with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), specifically with the Public Assistance (PA) and Individual Assistance (IA) Direct Housing Programs. He specializes in FEMA Debris Removal, Stafford Act compliance, Intergovernmental Service agreement, and disaster recovery program compliance.
Michael is a senior manager in government services at HORNE where he specializes in information technology. Michael not only helps his clients with their current technological needs, he focuses on keeping ahead of the everchanging changing landscape of technology. He understands that every client’s situation is unique and strives to solve their problems by asking what is possible.
Daniel Paul is a senior manager in government services at HORNE. He serves as the program director for the Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Matthew, and Hurricane Joaquin recovery programs under the South Carolina Office of resilience.
Bob Harland is a senior manager on HORNE’s government services team. He focuses on Community Development Block Grants project management, procurement, labor standards and process development.
Bill Wadlington is a senior manager in government services at HORNE. He specializes in information technology management.
Blair Waggoner is a senior manager at HORNE where she works with states to maximize COVID-19 funding opportunities and provides oversight to teams implementing related recovery programs.
Amy Wilson Smith is a senior manager at HORNE where she provides various tax services for multi-state business entities, financial institutions, fiduciary entities, as well as nonprofit organizations. She primarily assists large, privately-owned corporate and flow-through clients with their tax compliance and consulting needs.
Megan Toles is a senior manager for privately and publicly held companies. She serves primarily in the external audit capacities in a variety of industries including manufacturing, oil and gas, food services and digital interactive media. She specializes in performing reviews of high-risk areas, being a technical resource and ensuring the team meets its deadlines.
Neal Stephens is a transaction advisory senior manager for HORNE Capital Strategies at HORNE LLP. He works with business owners, strategic corporate buyers, and private equity investors to advise and manage the sale and purchase process for transacting parties.
Timothy Smith is a senior manager in the public and middle market industry at HORNE. 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. He also guides and participates in consulting projects for state agencies, local governments and private sector businesses.
Jon is a data analytics senior manager at HORNE. He serves private and public companies by collaborating with them to use their data to solve problems and achieve their strategic objectives.
Brian Huff is an audit and assurance senior manager in the public & middle market practice at HORNE. He is passionate about serving public and middle markets in a wide variety of industries performing assurance and employee benefit plan services. His love for service and making a difference in his client’s lives is his biggest driving factor.
Debbie Wyatt serves as the operations manager for healthcare services at HORNE. She focuses on strategic initiatives, maximizing resources and improving processes. She provides financial and decision support including oversight of expenditures, financial analysis, and development of an annual budget and business plan. She also oversees an administrative support team and assists in the education and communication of firmwide policies across the team.
Lisa Nothstine is a senior manager in healthcare services at HORNE. She is a part of the firm’s physician services division where she provides consulting services to medical groups and hospitals related to compensation valuation for physician employment, medical director services, call coverage services, stipends, management services and other hospital/physician contractual relationships.
Leigh Ellen serves as a business development senior manager in healthcare at HORNE. Her primary role is to develop and execute plans for strategic growth. She is experienced in marketing and trade association management as well.
Allison Little is an outsourced CFO that works with medical practices to achieve goals and advance growth. She provides financial strategies, based on trend analysis and projections, to give insights and opportunities for success. She is recognized for improving financial performance by providing customized accounting solutions that include accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing, payroll, income allocation, key metrics and measurements, financial statements and forecasts.
Chrissy collaborates with medical practices to forecast the future and plan for success. She also serves as an interim CFO for medical practices, where her strength is to quickly analyze the financial situation, and recommend steps to create stability or build on success.
Tony R. Jones is a tax services senior manager in healthcare services for HORNE LLP. He provides tax services, specializing in employee benefits. Tony joined HORNE in 2004 and has more than 15 years of experience.
Laura is a senior manager at HORNE with over ten years of experience dedicated to healthcare reimbursement & advisory. She works closely with her clients to optimize reimbursement and serves entities that span the entire health care continuum. Laura specializes in medical education reimbursement (IME/DGME) and serves as HORNE’s in-house IRIS database expert.
Amie is a tax senior manager in HORNE’s healthcare services practice. She primarily provides tax and consulting services to nonprofit and healthcare entities, including hospitals, doctor groups and physicians.
Lori is a senior manager in healthcare services at HORNE LLP. Her work includes preparation of Medicare/Medicaid cost reports for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. She provides support for Medicare and Medicaid audits and is experienced in the preparation of Medicaid eligibility studies for hospitals.
Florence is a senior manager in healthcare assurance at HORNE. She primarily focuses on assurance review and consulting services to healthcare entities such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, retirement facilities and companies providing pharmacy services. She specializes in accounting and auditing standards for healthcare, governmental and nonprofit entities.
Jarrod Barraza serves as a senior manager in the healthcare valuation service line at HORNE where his practice focuses on business valuation and transaction consulting services in the healthcare industry. Jarrod joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining HORNE, Jarrod served as a manager in a national healthcare valuation and consulting firm and as an intern at a boutique business valuation and litigation support firm.
Carla Wallace is a senior manager in franchise services at HORNE. She serves as the director of technology for franchise and is committed to serving our client by ensuring access to the most current digital tools in the industry. Prior to joining HORNE in 2012, she held roles in various accounting areas including payroll, executive management and even small business owner.
BJ Gilbert is a senior manager in franchise services at HORNE where he focuses on providing business accounting and advisory services to multi-unit restaurant franchisees. He concentrates on financial statement analysis, operations consulting and tax planning services.
Chandler Croom is a manager in franchise services at HORNE where he specializes in reviewing financial statements and managing advisory services for various franchise clients across the country. Chandler joined the firm in 2014 with previous experience working for a regional accounting firm.
Thad Burke is a senior tax manager at HORNE where he provides tax and consulting services for franchise clients. Thad joined HORNE in 2019 and has 10 years of experience in public accounting managing a variety of tax engagements focusing on large multistate entities and high wealth individuals. He also has experience in private accounting.
Jarod Myers is a senior manager on the people and organization development team at HORNE. From sourcing to offer negotiation, he collaborates with internal stakeholders to execute the talent acquisition strategy and elevate the employer brand to deliver the highest candidate experience.
Jay Pyka is the senior manager of learning and development for HORNE’s government services team. He creates consistency in the new hire experience by creating content for training courses that provides all team members with a detailed and well-monitored onboarding process.
Marray Harris is a senior manager in the business process solutions practice at HORNE where he serves as a technical business analyst. He specializes in helping customers identify and solve business process challenges including the leverage of automation tools and serves as a liaison between business users and software developers.
Indrajit Dasgupta is a senior data architect in our data and technology department at HORNE. He specializes in leading critical initiatives to analyze, define, develop and implement advanced business analytics platforms resulting in the delivery of decision support systems for in-house users and external clients. His expertise ranges from big data architecture, data warehousing design and data integration to business analytics and system analysis and design.
Roxanne Anderson is a service transformation team senior manager at HORNE where she serves as a business analyst and project manager. She is responsible for establishing and coordinating project deliverables, communicating project status with internal and external stakeholders and creating custom project workflows.
Parker Smith is a tax services senior manager at HORNE where he focuses on tax compliance and consulting services for publicly and privately held clients. He specializes in tax return compliance, accounting for income taxes under ASC 740 and accounting methods reviews and consulting.
Russell Powers is a senior manager at HORNE where he primarily serves financial institution clients in both external and internal audit capacities for both SEC and privately-held institutions. He also performs Sarbanes-Oxley testing, loan review procedures, compliance audits and financial statement preparation.
Zak Kinchen is a financial institutions senior manager at HORNE. He primarily serves financial institutions in both external and internal audit capacities. He also performs Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing, financial statement preparation and various other consultative services for SEC, privately-held and member-owned institutions.
Greg Kurth is a manager in construction services at HORNE where he specializes in federal and multistate tax compliance, identifying tax planning opportunities and other financial and business advisory assistance.
Matt Elkins is a senior manager at HORNE. He provides assurance services as well as management advisory services to the construction industry. He joined HORNE in 2007. His experience includes job cost accounting, revenue recognition, management reporting and analysis for contracts.
Justin Egger is a senior manager in the construction services practice at HORNE. He specializes in corporate and individual tax compliance, resolution of tax controversies, and tax planning. He strives to simultaneously manage the tax department’s workflow, provide timely and accurate deliverables, and build and maintain relationships with clients and prospective clients.
Nick Dubuisson is a construction senior manager where he provides the financial clarity needed to support his clients’ business goals.