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HAA-Linda-Bean-WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: lbean@haa-cpa.com

Linda L. Bean (Partner) is a native of Tullahoma who specializes in Governmental Accounting, Audits and Small Business Tax. She joined Housholder Artman in 1979 and became a principal in 1982. Linda received her bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee, with high honors. She was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in September 1980 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). She previously was with Hickman, Pugh & Co., CPAs, in Knoxville. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC).

Linda Bean, CPA – Co-Managing Partner

HAA-Gary-Hunt-WEB

Office: (931) 728-1104

Fax: (931) 728-3502

Email: ghunt@haa-cpa.com

Gary K. Hunt (Partner) is a native of Manchester, TN. His specialties are Small Business Accounting and Tax.

He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Tennessee Technological University in 1974. He was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in 1980 after which he practiced as a sole proprietor in Manchester for 19 years.

Gary’s office merged with Housholder Artman in 1999. A former president, board member and treasurer, he is a current member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Gary Hunt, CPA – Co-Managing Partner

Inactive Partners

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Office: (931) 455-7513

Fax: (931) 455-7603

Email: gluna@haa-cpa.com

Gregory P. Luna (Inactive Partner) is a native of Birmingham and joined Housholder Artman in 1981. He became a principal in 1985.

Greg attended Auburn University and earned a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has completed graduate work at Middle Tennessee State University, the University of Alabama and the University of California.

He was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in August 1984 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He also sits on the board of several finance-related entities and numerous investment companies.

Greg’s previous experience includes 12 years as controller and chief financial officer of businesses with annual revenues from $25 million to $250 million annually.

Greg Luna, CPA – Inactive Partner

CPAs

HAA-Mike-Flesland-WEB

Office: (931) 728-1104

Fax: (931) 728-3502

Email: mflesland@haa-cpa.com

Mike Flesland is a Minnesota native and joined Housholder Artman in 2006.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota School of Management. He previously was employed by James A. Vandergriend, CPA, in Minnesota from 1988 to 2004 and licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in both Minnesota and Tennessee.

Mike Flesland, CPA

HAA-Nita-Dotson-WEB

Office: (931) 728-1104

Fax: (931) 728-3502

Email: ndotson@haa-cpa.com

Nita Dotson is a native of Hillsboro and joined Housholder Artman in 2000.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tennessee Technological University. She was licensed to practice as a CPA in 1978 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). She previously worked as a sole proprietor for 20 years in Auditing, Financial Statements and Tax Preparation.

Nita Dotson, CPA

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Office: (931) 455-7513

Fax: (931) 455-7603

Email: kluna@haa-cpa.com

Kari Luna is a Tullahoma native and joined Housholder Artman in 2014. Her specialties are Financial Services, Asset Management Tax and International Tax. Kari holds a bachelor’s in accounting and international business and a master’s of accountancy from University of Tennessee Knoxville. She qualified for her Certified Public Accounting license in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Kari spent more than two years at Ernst & Young in Charlotte, where she worked for several corporate clients such as Bank of America. A diehard Vols fan, Kari loves UT football games and also attending country music concerts and festivals. She moved back to Tullahoma at the end of 2014 with her husband Josh.

Kari Luna Clarey, CPA

HAA-Svetlana-Breece-WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: lbreece@haa-cpa.com

Svetlana (Lana) Breece is an experienced professional in the audit practice at Housholder Artman, focused on External Audit and Financial Statement Preparation. She serves the majority of its government and non-profit audit clients. She moved to Tennessee in 2005 from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where she was born and raised.

Svetlana holds a master’s degree in industrial economics from Gorky State University, having majored in computer-aided economic data processing. Upon completion of her degree in Russia, Svetlana obtained the Professional Accountant Certification (CPA equivalent) and practiced as a professional accountant for several years. After her move to the United States, she sat for the CPA exam and is now fully licensed in the state of Tennessee.

Outside of work, Svetlana enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is a mother to one daughter and two stepdaughters and lives in Tullahoma with her husband.

Svetlana Breece, CPA

HAA-Angie-Eldridge WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: aeldridge@haa-cpa.com

Angie Eldridge is a native of Manchester and joined Housholder Artman as a staff accountant in 1986. Her specialties are Tax and Audit. Angie received her associate degree in accounting from Motlow State Community College in 1986 and received the Honor Award in her field of study. She was licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in June 1996. She became a junior partner at Housholder Artman in January 2013 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Angie is also a youth group leader at Forest Mill Church of Christ, a former treasurer of Manchester Little League and holds various leadership positions with sports booster clubs in Coffee County.

Angie Eldridge, CPA

Administrative

HAA-Heather-Powers-WEB

Office: (931) 728-1104

Fax: (931) 728-3502

Email: hpowers@haa-cpa.com

Heather Powers

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Office: (931) 684-3240

Fax: (931) 685-0123

Email: jclarey@haa-cpa.com

Josh Clarey is a native of Charleston, S.C. and joined Housholder Artman in 2014. His specialties are Financial Services, Asset Management and Private Equities.

Josh attended The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and graduated in 2011 with a bachelor’s in accounting and business administration. Immediately after college, Josh interned with Ernst & Young in Charlotte, where he received an offer to work full time in the FSO (Financial Service Offices) Tax segment. While working with EY, his focus was Asset Management and Private Equities, Partnerships, Corporations, and Fund of Funds with some of EY’s largest private equity clients. During his three years at EY, Josh was promoted to a second level senior accountant and had worked on three of the top five private equity firms in the world.

Josh has his captain’s license and enjoys exploring the marshes of South Carolina with his wife, Kari.

Joshua Clarey

HAA-Holly-Staples WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: frontdesk@haa-cpa.com

Holly Staples is a native of Lynchburg and joined Housholder Artman in 2012. She is an assistant administrator. Holly is currently finishing up her coursework at Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Shelbyville with an emphasis in administrative office technology. She enjoys movies, music, reading, collecting, crafting, decorating and being outdoors.

Holly Staples

HAA-Julie-Rogers WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: jrogers@haa-cpa.com

Julie Rogers is a native of Tullahoma and joined Housholder Artman in 2006. Her specialties are Tax and Audit.

Julie received her associate degree in accounting from Motlow State Community College in 2004 and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Tennessee Tech University in 2006. She also holds a master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Tennessee Tech University, completed in 2009.

Julie enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her friends and family.

Julie Rogers

HAA-Diane-Inocensio WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: dinocencio@haa-cpa.com

Diane Inocencio is a native of Tullahoma and joined Housholder Artman in 1990. Her specialty is Bookkeeping. Diane received her associate of science from Motlow State Community College.

Diane Inocencio

HAA-Wendy-Haywood WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: whaywood@haa-cpa.com

Wendy Haywood was born in upstate New York, though she considers Tullahoma her home, and joined Housholder Artman in 1990. Her specialties are Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax.

Wendy received her Accounting Technology Certification from Columbia State Community College.

When not working, Wendy loves spending time with her husband, children and grandbabies, Kiley and Weston.

Wendy Haywood

HAA-Brenda-Guinn-WEB

Office: (931) 455-4248

Fax: (931) 393-2122

Email: bguinn@haa-cpa.com

Brenda Guinn is a native of Tullahoma and joined the firm in 2003. With expertise in A/R, billing and administrative work, Brenda brings 30 years of talent to Housholder Artman and is the point person for all things administrative in the Jackson Street office. Brenda loves cooking, baking, reading and listening to others.

Brenda Guinn