Johnson, Hickey & Murchison's Emily Laseter Earns Designation Of Certified Public Accountant

Friday, January 11, 2013
Chattanooga-based accounting firm Johnson, Hickey & Murchison, PC announced that staff accountant Emily Laseter has passed the Uniform CPA Exam, earning the designation of Certified Public Accountant.

“We’re very proud of Emily’s hard work in completing the 14-hour exam,” said Dean Krech, audit partner at JHM. “As a CPA, we are excited to have Emily assume greater responsibility in JHM’s commitment as a trusted business partner to hundreds of Chattanooga-area businesses, nonprofits, hospitals and government entities,” Mr. Krech said.

Ms. Laseter, a native of Gallatin, TN, earned her master’s degree in accountancy at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she also completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.



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