KraftCPAs PLLC Expands To Chattanooga With Acquisition Of Matheney Stees And Associates

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

KraftCPAs PLLC, a Nashville-based firm, has expanded its footprint to Chattanooga with the acquisition of Matheney Stees & Associates PC.

MSA has served the Chattanooga area for more than 20 years, particularly in the healthcare and construction industries. MSA has 17 full-time and part-time employees. 

The effective date of the acquisition is Wednesday.

Tim Stees, a director at MSA, will join KraftCPAs PLLC as a member and will serve as manager-in-charge of the Chattanooga office. He has 36 years of experience in finance, accounting and taxation, including 29 years in public accounting and seven years as vice president of finance for a healthcare management company. Mr. Stees graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Bob Jones University.

“MSA shares many of our cultural beliefs, and we look forward to welcoming the MSA team to our Kraft family,” said KraftCPAs Chief Manager Vic Alexander.



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