Hancock Askew & Co. Proudly Announces the Promotion of Nine Partners Across Georgia & Florida Markets

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Georgia and Florida (May 31, 2023) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm is proud to announce the promotion of Anna Davis, Bill Becker, Emory Nesbit, Kate Haslam, Ken Smith, Lindsey Little, Lisette Rodriguez, Mark Fenaughty and Rachel Connor to Partners.

This group of promotions represents a historic milestone for the firm, marking the highest number of admissions to the partnership at one time in the firm’s history (since 1910).

Hancock Askew has experienced significant growth, increasing from $20 million in revenue, 4 offices, and about 140 team members in 2020 to $60 million in revenue, 7 offices, and 300 professionals in 2024. These promotions are essential for expanding our leadership team and maintaining our commitment to excellent client service. With a strategic focus on the Southeast United States, particularly Georgia and Florida, our geographic concentration, industry niche expertise, and expanded advisory services have driven our growth. These newly promoted Partners have been and will continue to be integral in the firm’s continued success.   

About Anna Davis, CPA

Now a Tax Partner in the Atlanta, GA office, Anna has over 20 years of experience in public accounting. She works primarily with high-net-worth individuals, executives, and retirees in providing tax compliance and consulting services as well as fiduciary and estate planning services. She also works with many large real estate tax partnerships and non-profit organizations. Learn more about Anna.

About Bill Becker, CPA

Bill is now a Tax Partner in the Tampa, FL office. Bill specializes in tax planning and compliance for pass-through entities and high-net-worth individuals. With more than 30 years of consulting and management experience, Bill guides his clients through all phases of business development and growth. He has extensive experience working with businesses in the real estate and professional services industries.  Learn more about Bill.

About Emory Nesbit, CPA

Now a Tax Partner in the Savannah, GA office, Emory has over 14 years of experience in public accounting. 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 Kate Haslam, CPA

Kate is now an Assurance Partner in the Savannah, GA office. She has over 12 years of experience in public accounting and specializes in financial statement audits, technical accounting consulting, employee benefit plan audits and internal controls for public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Learn more about Kate.

About Ken Smith, CPA

Now a Tax Partner in the Atlanta, GA office, Ken has over 37 years of experience in public accounting. Ken has served family-owned, privately held, publicly held and private-equity backed clients, with multistate and multinational operations. Ken specializes in solving complex tax issues in a variety of business scenarios and providing value-added tax advice and tax-planning solutions. Additionally, his area of expertise is accounting for income tax (ASC 740). Learn more about Ken.

About Lindsey Little, CPA

Lindsey is now a Tax Partner in the Savannah, GA office and has over 14 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. Lindsey works with clients in several industries, including manufacturing, retail, healthcare and service. Learn more about Lindsey.

About Lisette Rodriguez, CPA

Now an Assurance Partner in the Miami, FL office, Lisette has over 16 years of experience in public accounting.  She has extensive experience with audits of employee benefit plans, federal and state single audits, program specific audits, reviews, compilations and agreed upon procedures, preparation of non-profit tax returns. Her industry expertise includes aviation, financial institutions, health care, higher education, manufacturing, non-profit, real estate and construction, and SEC public companies Learn more about Lisette.

About Mark Fenaughty, CPA

Mark is now a Tax Partner in the Miami, FL office and has over 37 years of experience in public accounting. He primarily works with owners of closely held family businesses to improve profitability, maximize tax benefits and plan for the transition of wealth to the next generation. He has special expertise in working with automobile dealerships, high net worth individuals, retail companies and wholesale entities. Learn more about Mark.

About Rachel Connor, CPA

Now an Audit & Advisory Partner in the Tampa, FL office, Rachel has over 13 years of experience in public accounting.  She specializes in financial statement audits, reviews and compilations, for both private and public companies, as well as asset and wealth management audits, including mutual funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, and private equity funds. Additionally, Rachel specializes in financial due diligence for mergers & acquisitions transactions. Learn more about Rachel.

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, risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, ISO Certifications, transaction advisory, business valuations and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Augusta, Georgia, as well as Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Orlando, Florida, our staff of over 275 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 a 2024 Southeast Regional Leader, as named by Accounting Today and ranked as a Top 200 Firm in the Nation by Inside Public Accounting. 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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