Warren Averett, CPAs and Advisors recently welcomed Rachel Appleton, CPA as a senior associate in the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services group. She will be responsible for due diligence engagements, quality of earnings’ studies and helping business owners prepare their companies for a transaction.
Appleton started her career with Ernst & Young, serving as a CPA for three years, including one year as a researcher in the National Professional Practice Department. Her experience also includes working in the corporate accounting departments of two, multi-billion dollar investment companies in New York. In those roles, Appleton’s responsibilities included SEC reporting, investment valuations, collateralized loan obligations and technical accounting research.
“We are excited to have Rachel join Warren Averett,” said Member and Transaction Advisory Services Practice Leader, Hanny Akl. “Given her experience, she is a great addition to our Transaction Advisory Services team, and I’m confident she will help our clients continue to thrive.”
Appleton graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and received her Masters of Accountancy degree from Auburn University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the AICPA with more than seven years of public accounting experience.