Prior to joining Smith & Howard in 2008, Debbie spent more than eight years as Audit and Tax Manager in a local accounting firm. She has more than 17 years of experience in the accounting industry.

Debbie has experience encompasses accounting, auditing, operational risk, business management and advisory services. Her experience also includes the development of internal control policies and procedures to help companies manage strategic, operational and regulatory compliance risks. She is a member of the firm's C-Suite Services group, specializing in SOC engagements and litigation support.

Debbie is Magna Cum Laude graduate of Troy University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. She is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Debbie is a former member of the Boards of Directors for St. Jude's Recovery Center, Inc. and Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting women through scholarships.

Our M&A team has a solid foundation of working knowledge and experience, providing a high level of confidence for our clients.