Jason Hill, CPA, has joined engineering and architectural firm Barge, Waggoner, Sumner, and Cannon, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Hill has primary day-to-day responsibility for the firm’s financial systems and planning, accounting, forecasting, budgeting, financial reporting and payroll operations.
“Over our 56 years of being in the business, Barge Waggoner has grown to be a great company that has a history of solid financial performance,” said Bob Higgins, CEO. “Jason’s experience within the marketplace will help us continue to build upon that legacy. With our firm’s diversity of services and continued focus on clients, projects, and our people, Jason not only fits our corporate culture, but will complement Barge Waggoner as we continue to expand in our marketplaces.”
Mr. Hill comes to Barge Waggoner with ten years of accounting experience. Most recently, he was Finance and Administration Director for more than three years at Allen & Hoshall, a design firm based in Memphis. He also served on the firm’s Board of Directors. During this time, he was project manager for the Electrolux project and responsible for safeguarding the public investment in the project.
Previously, Mr. Hill was associated with Ernst and Young for almost seven years, where he served as a senior auditor for FedEx, GTX and Pinnacle Airlines.
A native of Memphis, Hill received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (2001) and a Masters of Accounting (2002) from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Mr. Hill replaces Tom Allen, the firm’s former CFO, who retired after working with Barge Waggoner for 26 years.