Decosimo Promotes Shannon Farr To Director Of Healthcare Valuation

Monday, January 28, 2013
Shannon Farr
Shannon Farr

Decosimo, an accounting and business advisory firm, has promoted Shannon Farr, CPA, ABV, CFF, to Director of Healthcare Valuation.

Ms. Farr, a certified public accountant accredited in business valuation and certified in financial forensics, specializes in business valuation and litigation support services for the healthcare industry. Her specialized expertise assists hospital and health system clients and their attorneys in ensuring their acquisitions meet industry regulations surrounding the concepts of fair market value and commercial reasonableness. Ms. Farr also performs fair value for financial reporting valuations to be used in purchase price allocations and goodwill impairment testing. Her litigation support experience and expert testimony has been used in numerous marital dissolution cases, as well as contract and shareholder disputes.

“With the healthcare industry being a significant focus for our firm, it was important that we name a director to lead the highly-specialized healthcare valuation service area,” said Nick Decosimo, managing principal for Decosimo. “Shannon has established herself as a niche specialist and as such is a trusted advisor to hospitals, physician practices and healthcare attorneys for healthcare valuation and litigation support services.”

Ms. Farr graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she has been appointed to serve on the association’s Healthcare Conference Committee. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Health Lawyers Association and the Alabama Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

 


New Hamilton County Businesses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: AMERICAN AUCTION TRANSPORTERS SERVICE 1815 E 23RD ST CHATTANOOGA, TN 37404 AMERICAN TOWING 3515 CLIO AVENUE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37407 BEFORE AND AFTER AUTO DETAILING 14514 DAYTON PIKE SALE CREEK, TN 37373 CCC SERVICES 8428 W CRABTREE RD HIXSON, TN 37343 CHATTANOOGA RETAIL 8346 ... (click for more)

Association Of Fundraising Professionals' Southeastern Chapter To Hold Membership Meeting May 27

The Southeastern Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will hold its monthly membership meeting on  Wednesday, May 27  at the Mountain City Club, located at 729 Chestnut Street, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m .   This month’s guest speaker is Lynne Wester, Founder and Principal of Donor Relations Guru. Ms. Wester is a frequent conference ... (click for more)

Woman, 25, Dies From Wreck On Barton Avenue

A 25-year-old woman has died from injuries received in a head-on accident on Barton Avenue in North Chattanooga on Saturday. The victim was Stephanie Kilburn . At approximately 2:25 p.m. , the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 800 Barton Ave. on an accident with injuries. V ehicle 1 was traveling southbound on Barton Avenue and failed to stop at a stop ... (click for more)

City Seeking Grant To Improve Signals At 32 Intersections

The city is seeking a $2 million federal grant to go along with $500,000 in city funds for a project to improve signals at 32 intersections. There would also be bike and pedestrian improvements. The routes include Brainerd Road, Lee Highway, Shallowford Road, Gunbarrel Road and Hamilton Place Boulevard. The application is for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant. (click for more)

A Memorial Day Reflection

I wish I could find that combination of words that would capture an inclusive meaning of Memorial Day.  I have attended many Memorial Day programs at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, so many that now they have merged into one memory.  But what stands out is that each year there are more friends and veterans to visit.  Some gave their all many years ago.  And ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Dirty’ Feed

Mark Twain once observed the difference in a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives. You might remember that when you hear that a group of Tennessee Walking Horse trainers just donated two tons of horse feed “to aid and assist in the rehabilitation” of 55 horses that were rescued from deplorable conditions at a West Tennessee farm. The truth is that the horses were taken ... (click for more)