JHM Certified Public Accountants Names Three To Tax, Audit Departments

Monday, January 13, 2014

JHM Certified Public Accountants announced three appointments to its tax and audit departments. “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Mark Slavovsky, Adam Bridges and Jessie Lawrence to our Tax and Audit Departments at JHM Certified Public Accountants. Each appointment is part of JHM’s overall strategy of drawing fresh talent to strengthen our firm’s commitment to the business, government, nonprofit, construction and hospital clients we serve,” said Dean Krech, managing partner at JHM Certified Public Accountants.

Mark Slavovsky, of Chattanooga, has been named Tax Manager in the firm’s tax department. Slavovsky has eight years’ experience in tax planning, research and compliance for businesses, individuals, trusts and estates. A native of Augusta, Ga., he earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Covenant College and a master’s in taxation from the University of Tulsa. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Adam Bridges, of Signal Mountain, has been named Staff Accountant in the firm’s tax department. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s in accountancy and taxation, both from the University of Tennessee. Bridges, a Knoxville native, is a member of the Chattanooga Tax Practitioners and is working toward licensure by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jessie Lawrence, a resident of Dunlap, has been named Staff Auditor in the firm’s audit department. A graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Lawrence is working toward licensure by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is a native of Montgomery, Ala.


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