HHM CPAs Announces 20 Promotions Within Firm

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Pictured: top row - Kyle Briner, Brennan Purcell, Nick Patrick; middle row - Brad Culbreth, Tyler Geren, Ryne Shumaker, Mark Huffines; bottom row - Lauren McCubbin, Amber Mueller, Chelsea Tucker
Pictured: top row - Kyle Briner, Brennan Purcell, Nick Patrick; middle row - Brad Culbreth, Tyler Geren, Ryne Shumaker, Mark Huffines; bottom row - Lauren McCubbin, Amber Mueller, Chelsea Tucker

HHM CPAs, a full-service CPA and consulting firm with locations in Chattanooga and Memphis, announces the promotion of 20 professionals within the firm. The promotions include senior accountant, manager and supervisor professional advancements, growing the leadership team. The firm, which has over 115 employees on staff across both offices, celebrates its 37th year in business this month.

In HHM’s Chattanooga office located downtown in the Freight Depot building, 18 individuals have been promoted. Travis Phillips and Weston Porter were promoted to manager positions; Tyler Geren, Matt Vischetti, Brennan Purcell, Ryne Shumaker, McCall Marbury, Brad Culbreth, Chelsea Tucker and Lauren McCubbin have been promoted to supervisor positions, and Kyle Briner, Elizabeth Clark, Marissa Cruz, Mark Huffines, Lindsey Liles, Amber Mueller, Brad McClung and Nick Patrick have been promoted to senior accountant positions.

In the company’s Memphis office, Tyler Harvell has been promoted to manager, and Jessica Futch has been promoted to supervisor. 

This promotion of 20 follows the recent announcement of Will Clegg, Jon Paul Davis, Adam Osborne and Branden Wilson as new partners in the Chattanooga office.

“I am happy to have this diverse group of professionals as part of our growing leadership team,” said Donnie Hutcherson, HHM managing partner.


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