Warren Averett Announces New Members

Written on January 20, 2016

Warren Averett is pleased to announce that seven individuals have been promoted to Members of the Firm.

“These seven individuals have reached a milestone in their career,” said Jim Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer of Warren Averett. “Each individual is a driving force within the Firm, providing five-star service to their clients, as well as their peers. As a Firm, we congratulate them on this achievement.”

Hanny Akl, CPA, CFE, CEPA is a Member in the Birmingham office and leads the Firm’s Transaction Advisory practice. He supports clients in all phases of their business and transaction life cycles and works with a wide variety of clients, including private equity, closely held and public companies as well as local governments.

Matt Goldin, CPA is a Member in the Firm’s Audit Department. He works out of the Atlanta office and specializes in mergers and acquisition services including quality of earnings, due diligence procedures and exit readiness consulting. He also provides assurance services and post transaction integration assistance.

Jangkeun (Paul) Han, CPA serves as a Member in the Montgomery office, and leads the Firm’s National Service Leader of Korean Business. He provides multi-disciplinary services to Korean owned businesses including auditing, taxation and start-up consulting on tax and business incentive filings.

Tia S. Levanda, CPA is a Member in the Firm’s Tax Division, and works out of the Montgomery office. Tia’s practice specializes in multi-state tax returns and tax research, and she provides tax planning for clients in the retail, real estate and manufacturing industries. She also serves on the Firm’s Committee for Tax Best Practices.

Chris Morrow, MBA is a Member in the Birmingham office and serves as the Firm’s Chief Information Officer. He leads the Firm’s Information Technology Division, overseeing all IT functions within the Firm. He has technology experience in various capacities including software development, systems architecture and management.

Yogesh N. Patel, CPA, CFE is a Member in the Firm’s Audit Department, and works out of both the Birmingham and Atlanta offices. Yogesh serves a variety of clients by providing assurance services, business advisory and forensic accounting. Industries of expertise include healthcare, non-profit, manufacturing and distribution, and professional service firms.

Jared Sharp, CPA is a Member in the Huntsville office, Jared serves clients in technology, biotechnology, government contracting and manufacturing industries. He specializes in R&D tax credits, accounting for income taxes, FIN 48 and state and local tax issues. Jared is also Huntsville’s Service Area Leader for their Tax Division.

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