John Eaves brings over 15 years of experience to HHM’s Accounting and Assurance Department. As a senior manager, he oversees audit and assurance and also assists with consulting and tax planning. Having experience in both audit and tax, he seeks to think about the big picture in serving the client in a well-rounded approach. He also looks to add value to each engagement by assessing client’s internal control processes to help them implement operational improvements and reduce financial risk.
Prior to HHM, John worked in public accounting with a regional firm for six years as well as working as a Director of the Internal Audit department for a Fortune 500 company for six years. His ability to combine audit experience from a highly regulated industry with his public accounting background allows him to assist clients with operational and financial challenges, as well as guide them towards the best practices.
John is a graduate of the 2011 class of Leadership Chattanooga. He serves as the president of the Chattanooga Chapter of the TSCPA, was past president of the Rotaract Club of Chattanooga and past treasurer of the UTC GOLD Council.
On the weekends, John spends most of his time with his wife and their two daughters. He also enjoys playing golf and being outdoors.
University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Bachelors of Accountancy