Williams Accepted Into Chattanooga's Women's Leadership Institute

Monday, August 25, 2014

Chattanooga’s Women’s Leadership Institute announced their 2014 mentees and includes Joyce Ann Williams, senior tax accountant for Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, Top 50 Accounting Firm.

Ms. Williams, received her B.S. degree in Accounting and her Masters of Accountancy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Prior to joining LBMC, she worked as a sales auditor for two summers at Dollywood. She joined LBMC in January 2012 as a tax intern, and gained experience in working with individual and small business tax returns. She has since worked with a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, small business, and not-for-profits. Ms. Williams provides various tax services, including tax planning and compliance services.

Ms. Williams is involved with Chattanooga Tax Practitioners, Tennessee Society of Public Accountants, Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club serving on the Board of Directors, and is co-Chair of the LBMC Chattanooga Young Professionals. She lives in Chattanooga with her husband and dog.

The Women Mentoring Women program is offered annually by the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute and is designed for women who are interested in, or who by virtue of their position in an organization share a passion for, advancing other women.  During the program, participants will develop their mentoring skills, enabling them to mentor and develop other women in the community or in their place of business.

The Women Mentoring Women program explores issues facing business owners and members of organizations, strengthens individual talents and skills needed to work more effectively and efficiently, and provides participants with the tools needed to develop co-workers, protégées and other business owners.  Additionally, the program provides opportunities for networking, as participants meet regularly and hear from a variety of the most prominent women leaders in Chattanooga today.

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