Hancock Askew & Co. Proudly Announces the Promotion of Three Partners & Two Principals

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Georgia and Florida (June 14, 2023) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm is proud to announce the promotion of Nirav Shah, Joel Stettler and Adam Weaver to Partners and Lindsey Little and Emory Nesbit to Principals at the firm.

As the firm continues to experience exponential growth, the promotion of experienced senior leaders strengthens the firm’s future and helps us to continue to provide outstanding service and executive involvement in every interaction with our clients.

About Nirav Shah, CPA, CIA, CITP

Now an IT Risk Assurance & Advisory Partner in our Atlanta office, Nirav has more than 15 years of experience specializing in IT Audits/Attestations (e.g., SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, HIPAA, ISO 27001/27701, Microsoft SSPA, NTIS DMF, etc.), Controls Optimizations, SOX, and Agreed Upon Procedures. He serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 to start-ups to scope, assess and provide tailored and actionable recommendations to meet and enhance their compliance posture.   Learn more about Nirav.

About Joel Stettler, CPA

Joel is now a Tax Partner in the Jacksonville office. He has been with the firm since 2006. Joel has 15 years of experience providing proactive business and tax advisory services for closely held businesses, partnerships, corporations and high-net worth individuals.  He serves clients in a variety of industries including medical/dental practices, personal service businesses, commercial manufacturing contractors/subcontractors, and home builders.  Learn more about Joel.

About Adam Weaver, CPA, CIA, CISA

Now an Audit Partner in the Atlanta office, Adam has over 13 years of experience in public accounting including 4 years at a national accounting firm. In addition, Adam has 3 years of industry experience. He manages the firm’s Risk Assurance & Advisory practice and serves as a technical accounting expert and training leader for the firm. Adam has consulted with multiple companies through their IPO process and helped with their risk assessment and development of policies and procedures.  Learn more about Adam.

About Lindsey Little, CPA

Now a Tax Principal at Hancock Askew, Lindsey has 13 years of experience in public accounting. She provides tax consulting, compliance, and planning for multi-state corporations, partnerships, related party entities and high net worth individuals. She also leads financial statement compilation engagements and consults with business owners on the impact of selling their businesses. Lindsey works with clients in several industries, including manufacturing, retail, medical and service. Learn more about Lindsey.

About Emory Nesbit, CPA

Now a Tax Principal in the Savannah Office, Emory joined the firm in 2016. Emory’s areas of expertise include flow-through entity taxation as well as individual and estate consulting and planning services.  Learn more about Emory.

About Hancock Askew & Co.

Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910. The firm provides services that include tax, audit, accounting, internal audit, IT risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Augusta, Georgia as well as Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville, Florida; our staff of over 260 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies and individuals. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit www.hancockaskew.com.

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