As a 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.
Her accounting experience is grounded in integration strategies, mergers and acquisitions, compensation design, tax planning, financial modeling, compliance and risk management needs, ownership transfers and consolidation advice.
Additionally, Kathy is experienced in assurance, tax and consulting services, outsourced accounting and CFO services, benchmarking, bank negotiations, strategic planning and decision support.
Kathy previously led HORNE’s healthcare practice for 12 years where she focused on financial consulting and strategy for physicians and their medical practices.
Kathy played a major role in driving a culture of belonging within the firm by leading the launch of Belonging at HORNE and serving as the chair of that steering committee for 8 years.
Kathy was named to the 2018 Most Powerful Women in Accounting list by the American Institute of CPAs and CPA Practice Advisor.
The Most Powerful Women awards honor 25 women nationally who are having an impact on the accounting profession as a whole and in particular on the lives of small practitioners.
Kathy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Alabama and is licensed to practice public accounting in Tennessee and Mississippi.