HHM CPAs Welcomes Tax Director and Additional New Hires

Growing CPA firm welcomes six new hires to its offices.

Chattanooga, Tenn. (September 12, 2023) — HHM Certified Public Accountants, a full-service CPA and consulting firm with locations in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Memphis, Tennessee, welcomes Karen Clement as a tax director in its Chattanooga office along with two senior accountants, a supervisor, a staff accountant, and a processing supervisor to accommodate recent growth.

Karen Clement, CPA, brings over 20 years of tax experience to the firm. Based in Chattanooga, she will provide tax and compliance services to clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, retail, professional service organizations, and high net worth individuals. Karen is a graduate of the University of West Georgia and is a member of the the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of CPAs.

“We are thrilled to welcome Karen to our tax leadership team,” said Donnie Hutcherson, managing partner of HHM CPAs.  “Her level of experience and knowledge will greatly benefit our clients.”

Parker Rutherford, CPA, joins the firm’s dealership services group as a supervisor in the Memphis office. With four years of experience at a Big 4 CPA firm, Parker will assist with tax planning and merger and acquisition advisory for a variety of clients in the dealership realm. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi.

Joining the firm as senior accountants in the Memphis office are Jalisia Slater, CPA, and Brittany Woods. Madison Dispensia joins the Cleveland office as a staff accountant and Lori Krekeler joins the Chattanooga office as a processing supervisor.

“We are thankful to continue to see such growth across our offices,” says Hutcherson. “We are looking forward to having a fully staffed team as we enter tax season.”

About HHM CPAs

HHM CPAs is a full-service accounting and consulting firm with locations in Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Memphis, Tennessee. HHM CPAs is ranked No. 91 among the top 100 largest accounting firms by Inside Public Accounting. The firm offers services to a variety of industry groups including healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, automobile dealerships, real estate and construction. HHM CPAs provide traditional assurance and tax services, in addition to offering specialized services such as mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, succession planning and tax planning for high-net-worth clients. For additional information please call (423) 756-7771, (423) 708-3980, or (901) 683-4234 and visit www.hhmcpas.com.