Mauldin & Jenkins Appoints 10 New Partners

ALBANY, GA, September 1, 2022- Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, a leading accounting and advisory firm in the Southeast and nationwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of 10 new firm partners, effective September 1.

“We are thrilled to welcome these 10 outstanding individuals as partners in the firm,” states Managing Partner Hanson Borders. “Each one has played an important role in our continued firm growth and brings a high caliber of expertise. These new partners have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the firm and their communities, and we look forward to their continued success in the future.”

Daniel Anderson, CPA, Partner (Bradenton)
Daniel focuses on serving governmental and non-profit entities throughout Florida. He is a regular speaker at FGFOA and FICPA events on state and local government topics. Daniel is a graduate of Leadership Manatee and the FICPA Emerging Leaders Program. He currently serves on the Board of the Center of Anna Maria Island. He resides in Bradenton with his wife, Gina, and two children, son, Nolan and daughter, Sutton.

William Birmingham, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
William practices in the Private Client Services practice. Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins in 2013, William has specialized in providing proactive tax planning and compliance services to entities and individuals involved in a wide variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, professional services, hospitality, and real estate, with a focus on closely-held, family-owned businesses.

Grant H. Davis, CPA, Partner (Columbia)
Grant received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia Southern University in 2011 and in 2012 received his Master of Accounting also from Georgia Southern University. Since starting his career in 2012 in the firm’s Macon office, Grant has focused on serving a wide variety of state and local governmental entities primarily in Georgia and South Carolina.

Kelsie Deiter, Partner (Atlanta)
Kelsie serves as the HR & Marketing leader of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC. With more than 15 years of experience at M&J, she supports not only the growth of the Firm but also the professionals that make M&J a great place to work. She plays a critical role in aligning the strategic direction of the Firm’s leadership to the HR and Marketing team functions. Kelsie holds a PHR Certification and is an active member of the Accounting Marketing Association and SHRM.

Emily K. Dent, CPA, CRCM, CAMS, Partner (Albany)
Emily specializes in regulatory compliance and Bank Secrecy Act consulting services for financial institutions. She has over 20 years of experience working in and with financial institutions and 15 years in public accounting. She has extensive experience with internal controls related to both financial reporting and compliance operations. Emily is a member of the AICPA, GSCPA, ABA and ACAMS.

Rob Douglas, CPA, Partner (Albany)
Rob is involved in the Firm’s Private Client Services and Financial Institutions practices. Rob began his career with Mauldin & Jenkins in 2011. He specializes in assurance, tax and advisory services for a variety of businesses including banks, agri-business, large growers, medical practices and family-owned businesses and their owners. Rob and his wife, Parker, have two children, Rett and Louis.

Justin M. Elliott, CPA, Partner (Macon)
Justin received his BBA in Accounting in 2010 and MAcc in 2011 from Georgia Southern University. Justin’s primary focus has been serving governmental entities across the Southeast. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Government Finance Officers Association. Justin resides in Macon, Georgia with wife, Jessica, and children, Sutton and Wells.

Tiffany Galligan, CPA, Partner (Albany)
Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins in 2001, Tiffany has spent the majority of her time working in the Private Client Services area. She focuses her career on income taxes and closely held businesses with a concentration in the agricultural and real estate industries. Tiffany is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Christopher McKellar, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
Christopher received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Information Systems from Georgia Southern University. He also graduated with his Master of Accountancy from Georgia Southern University. Since starting his career in 2005, Christopher has focused on serving state and local governments throughout the Southeast. Christopher currently works and resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Alisha, and their son.

Ashton Pellicano, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
Ashton has been with the firm since 2013. He received his BBA in Accounting in 2012 and MAcc in 2013 from The University of Georgia. Ashton has focused his career on tax planning and preparation of individual and business tax returns, and audits of financial institutions and employee benefit plans. Ashton is a member of the AICPA and GSCPA.

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