Our People

Katherine Watts

Katherine Watts, CPA, CHC

26 Security Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Main: 731.668.7070
Direct: 731.664.3712

Katherine is the partner in charge of healthcare services for HORNE LLP. She leads a team of Certified Public Accountants and healthcare consultants providing services to physicians, medical groups, hospital systems, ambulatory surgery centers and other healthcare organizations as they develop strategies to meet today’s market demands. Kathy provides healthcare, consulting and taxation services.Her primary concentration is in both the financial and operational aspects of medical practices including startups, mergers and dissolutions, outsourced accounting, physician compensation modeling, practice and clinic transfers of ownership, benchmarking and fee schedules, and tax planning and consulting. . Kathy currently serves as the chair of the Belonging at HORNE steering committee and on the technology steering committee. She made firm history in 2016 when she was elected and served as the first female chair of HORNE’s Board of Directors.  

Kathy joined HORNE in 2004. She has more than 30 years of experience providing assurance, tax and consulting services to physician practices and related entities.

Kathy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Alabama. Kathy is licensed to practice public accounting in Tennessee and Mississippi. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Health Lawyers Association
    • Women's Initiative Committee
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants
  • Health Care Advisors Association
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Chair
    • Board Member
    • Treasurer
    • Member of Council