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HORNE LLP certified a Great Place to Work

Ridgeland, Miss., February 22, 2017 – HORNE LLP was certified as a great workplace today by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. HORNE LLP earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its team members in anonymous surveys.  Read More.

Edwards named partner at HORNE LLP

Ridgeland, Miss., January 5, 2017 – HORNE LLP, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting and business advisory firms, announced today that Josh Edwards, CPA, has been admitted as a partner within the firm. Read More.

Executive PartnerNamed to Accounting Today MP Elite List

RIDGELAND, Miss., October 11, 2016 – HORNE LLP’s Executive Partner Joey Havens has been named to Accounting Today’s 2016 Class of the Managing Partner Elite. Read More.

HORNE Cyber Not All Cybersecurity Professionals are Created Equal

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 1, 2016 – HORNE Cyber’s Wesley McGrew challenges the status quo of penetration testing by disclosing the common weaknesses of current off-the-shelf tools that train penetration testers but leave clients exposed to major devastation. Read More.

Williams elected to HORNE LLP’s Board of Directors; Alexander re-elected

RIDGELAND, Miss., June 6, 2016 – HORNE LLP, one of the top 50 accounting and business advisory firms in the nation, announced today the election of David Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, and the re-election of Robert Alexander, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, to HORNE’s Board of Directors. Read More.

HORNE LLP elects Katherine Watts Chair of the Board of Directors

RIDGELAND, Miss., May 19, 2016 – HORNE LLP makes history with the election of Katherine G. Watts, CPA, CHC, as their first female to serve as chair of the board. Read More.

2016 HORNE Named Top 50 Firm

RIDGELAND, Miss., April 28, 2016 – Accounting Today named HORNE LLP number 46 on the 2016 Top 100 Firms list, based on 2015 net revenue. This year’s announcement is HORNE’s sixth top 50 ranking in the last seven years. Read More.

HORNE LLP admits five partners, names partners in charge

Ridgeland, Miss., January 18, 2016 – HORNE LLP, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting and business advisory firms, announced today 5 admitted as partners within the firm and 4 named partners in charge. Read More.

HORNE LLP Acquires Cybersecurity Firm Halberd Group, Establishes HORNE Cyber Solutions

RIDGELAND, Miss., Jan. 12, 2016 – HORNE LLP, one of the top 50 accounting and business advisory firms in the nation, announced today the acquisition of the Halberd Group and the subsequent establishment of HORNE Cyber Solutions. Read More.

HORNE LLP becomes The Anticipatory Organization

RIDGELAND, Miss., October 20, 2015 – In a world defined by accelerating change and complexity, the ability to anticipate disruptions, problems, customer needs and new opportunities will be the most important skill any business person can possess. Read More.

Five Ways to Create a Sense of Belonging through Sponsorship

At HORNE, we launched a formal sponsorship program at our 525-person firm because we recognized first and foremost from a business case perspective, for us to be relevant in the future, we must develop a diverse leadership team. Read More.

Four Steps to Developing Professionals through Sponsorship

Promising professionals ascend through the ranks based on their knowledge and abilities, but many also benefit from the support and advocacy of other influential members of the organization—often referred to as sponsorship. Read More.

HORNE LLP Partner Anita Hamilton Expands Role to Include Wealth Advisory Services

RIDGELAND, Miss., June 29, 2015 – HORNE LLP, one of the top 50 accounting and business advisory firms in the nation, recently announced Partner Anita Hamilton CPA/PFS, CGMA, has expanded her role to include wealth advisory services through HORNE Wealth Advisors. Read More.

Five Steps to Creating the CPA Firm of the Future

Tom Hood confirms the challenges facing accounting firms today in his recent blog. Learn more about the 5 steps to becoming an accounting firm of the future.
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Events

May 24-25, 2017: New Orleans, LA – Join us for HORNE’S Full Potential College Program to experience the HORNE culture, meet with partners and team members, and learn how to reach your full potential. Read More.

May 23 and 24, 2017: New Orleans, LA – Join HORNE Banking Partners Hans Pettit and Ashley McAdams as they present at the 2017 National ALLL Conference.  Read More.

May 18, 2017: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Join HORNE Healthcare Director Richard Romero, CVA, PAHM, CHFP, and PricewaterhouseCoopers Director Bo Martin as they lead the Health Care Fraud Workshop: Damages and Settlement at the 27th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud.  Read More.

April 20, 2017: Biloxi, MS – Join HORNE Healthcare Manager Chrissy Leggett, CPA/ABV, CVA, as she presents Assessing MACRA Readiness and Strategies at the MS HFMA Annual Institute. Read More.

April 12, 2017: WEBINAR – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, and Copeland Cook Taylor & Bush Shareholder Tom Kirkland as they present Staying Alive: Today’s Financial/Organizational Models for Healthy Health Care at MHA’s 9th Annual Health Law Conference. Read More.

April 13, 2017: Tallahassee, FL – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, as he presents Ethics for the Decisions That Aren't Dilemmas at the NASACT Emerging Leaders Conference. Read More.

April 7, 2017: Madison, MS – Join Director of Network Security Brad Pierce, as he presents the How to Improve Your Hospital’s Cybersecurity Training at the MHA Society for Healthcare Risk Management Annual Meeting.  Read More.

March 29, 2017: National Harbor, MD – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Greg Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Ankura Senior Managing Director Timothy Smith as they co-present Lessons Learned: How Recent Enforcement Cases Provide Insight into Effective Compliance Programs for FMV and Commercial Reasonableness at the HCCA 2017 Compliance Institute. Read More.

February 10, 2017: WEBINAR – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Greg Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Health Care Attorney Ann M. Bittinger as they present Uh Oh! I Have to Pay Attention to MACRA already? Read More.

February 1, 2017: Orlando, FL – Join HORNE Health Care Partner Greg Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and  Compliance Experts, LLC Principal Robert Trusiak as they co-present Examining the Practice Losses Theory: Is it FMV and Commercially Reasonable to Lose Money On Physicians? at the AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute.    Read More.

January 26, 2017: Memphis, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David Butler, CPA, FHFMA, as he moderates the CFO Panel - Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Initiative – What should you know before you’re forced in! at the HFMA Mid-South Institute 2017. Read More.

January 25, 2017: Memphis, TN – Join HORNE Cyber Partner Mike Skinner, CPA, CISA, CITP, as he presents Security Matters—Don’t Become Tomorrow’s Headline at the HFMA Mid-South Institute 2017. Read More.

January 23, 2017: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Health Care Managers Jim Wadlington, CPA, FHFMA, and Julia Jesuit, CPA, as they present IPPS Final Rule Update at the Louisiana HFMA Winter Institute 2017. Read More.

December 13, 2016: WEBINAR – Join HORNE Banking Partner Hans Pettit and Renasant Chief Banking Systems Officer Mark Williams as they present CECL: Turn Compliance Into Opportunity.  Read More.

December 6, 2016: Las Vegas, NV – HORNE’s executive partner Joey Havens will present Creating a Culture of Innovation - Sharing Real Experiences at the Digital CPA Conference.  Read More.

November 18, 2016: Nashville, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Manager John Elliott, FACHE, LSSBB, as they present at the AICPA Health Care Industry Conference. Read More.

November 6, 2016: New Orleans, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, as he presents Certification Overview: Business of Healthcare at the HFMA Region 9 14th Annual Conference. Read More.

November 4, 2016: New Orleans, LA – Join us for the HORNE Construction Forum 2016, a half-day forum focused on predicting changes that will affect the construction industry and how you can use them to frame your future with certainty. Read More.

October 28, 2016: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Manager Schaeffer Smith, CPA, CVA, MPH, as he presents Understanding MACRA and MIPS at the LHA’s 27th Annual Health Law Symposium.  Read More.

October 25, 2016: Philadelphia, PA – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Ankura Senior Managing Director Timothy Smith, CPA/ABV, as they co-present Emerging Compliance Audit Issues and the Essential Need for a Well-managed Contract Database at the TractManager Industry Briefing.   Read More.

October 4, 2016: Baton Rouge, LA – Join Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew, Ph.D., and Healthcare Senior Manager Ken Miller, CPA, CIA, CRMA, CHC, CISA, as they present Hacking Healthcare: Are You Prepared for an Attack? at the Louisiana Hospital Association.   Read More.

October 3, 2016: WEBCAST – HORNE’s executive partner Joey Havens will present Principles for Success in Your Accounting Career at Accountingfly’s Meet the Firms Week.  Read More.

September 28 & 29, 2016: Atlanta, GA – Join Director of Network Security Brad Pierce, as he presents the Cyber Security Update at the 2016 Practice Engine User Conference. Read More.

September 26, 2016: Nashville, TN – Join HORNE Cyber Partner Mike Skinner, CPA, CISA, CITP, as he presents Security Matters—Don’t Become Tomorrow’s Headline at the TSCPA Financial Institutions Conference.  Read More.

September 23, 2016: Ridgeland, MS – Join HORNE Cyber Partner Mike Skinner, CPA, CISA, CITP, and Healthcare Senior Manager Ken Miller, CPA, CIA, CRMA, CHC, CISA, as they present Cyber Crime and IT Security at the 2016 Annual Heath Care Services Seminar. Read More.

September 20, 2016: Madison, MS – Join HORNE Cyber Partner Mike Skinner, CPA, CISA, CITP, and Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew, Ph.D., as they present Don't Become Tomorrow's Headline—Address Your IT Vulnerabilities Today at the 2016 HIT Summit.   Read More.

August 26, 2016: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Amie T. Whittington, CPA, and Consultant Barry Plunkett as they present The How’s and Why’s of a Community Health Needs Assessment to the Louisiana Hospital Association. Read More.

August 16, 2016: Memphis, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Schaeffer Smith, MPH, and Healthcare Manager Jim Wadlington, CPA, FHFMA, as they co-present What You Need to Know About MACRA and Bundled Payments at the HFMA: Tennessee Chapter Lunch and Learn. Read More.

August 6, 2016: Las Vegas, NV – Join Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew, Ph.D., as he presents Secure Penetration Testing Operations: Demonstrated Weaknesses in Learning Material and Tools at DEF CON 24.   Read More.

August 3, 2016: Las Vegas, NV – Join Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew, Ph.D., as he presents Secure Penetration Testing Operations: Demonstrated Weaknesses in Learning Material and Tools at Black Hat USA 2016.   Read More.

July 20, 2016: WEBCAST – HORNE’s executive partner Joey Havens will join CPA.com president and CEO, Erik Asgeirsson, Daniel Burrus and the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs, Tom Hood, for a webcast to discuss the critical Anticipatory competency. Read More.

July 14, 2016: WEBINAR – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Brooke Pierce, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CMEA, and Healthcare Manager Schaeffer Smith, MPH, as they co-present Valuing Timeshares and Unique Provider-Based Arrangements in Healthcare at BVR's Special Series presented by the BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Industry Finance and Valuation: Part 3.   Read More.

June 27-29, 2016: Denver, CO – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Rud Blumentritt, CPA/ABV, CVA, and panel as they discuss Regulatory and Enforcement Issues in Hospital to Hospital Transactions and Hospital/Physician Arrangements at the AHLA Annual Meeting. Read More.

May 25-27, 2016: Nashville, TN – Join us for HORNE’S Full Potential College Program to experience the HORNE culture, meet with partners and team members, and learn how to reach your full potential. Read More.

May 24, 2016: Hattiesburg, MS – Join the HORNE Public & Middle Market team for a complimentary half-day seminar on how the new revenue recognition standard may impact your business and what you should do to prepare. Read More.

May 20, 2016: Metairie, LA – Join Director of Cyber Operations Wesley McGrew, Ph.D., as he presents The Future of Cybersecurity at the IIA Cyber Security Day. Read More.

May 17-18, 2016: Nashville, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Husch Blackwell Partner David Pursell, as they co-present Three (Not So) Straightforward Case Studies in Legal Risk, FMV, and Commercial Reasonableness at the AHLA Health Care Transactions Program. Read More.

May 11, 2016: Ridgeland, MS – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, and Manager Lori Liddell, CPA, as they present Fraud & Ethics Issues at the 30th Annual Accounting and Auditing Conference. Read More.

May 3, 2016: New Orleans, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Brooke Pierce, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CMEA, as she presents Bundled Payments: What You Need to Know about Distributing Payments to the Parties at the LA HFMA Annual Institute. Read More.

April 29, 2016: Biloxi, MS – Join HORNE Healthcare Manager John P. Elliot, FACHE, LSSBB, as he presents Cutting Through the Weeds With Outcomes Engineering at the MSHFMA Annual Institute. Read More.

April 12, 2016: Austin, TX – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, as he presents Stop Fraud – Trust vs. Control at the NASACT Middle Management Conference. Read More.

January 28, 2016: Memphis, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, as he presents From Volume to Value - Is It Real or Just Hype? at the HFMA Tri-State Winter Institute 2016. Read More.

January 25, 2016: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Health Care Partner David Butler, CPA, FHFMA, and Manager Jim Wadlington, CPA, FHFMA, as they provide an update on the Medicare cost report, reporting for Worksheet S-10 on Hospital Cost Report Form 2552-10, and uncompensated care at the HFMA: Louisiana Chapter 2016 Winter Institute.  Read More.

December 9, 2015: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, as he presents Advanced FMV Compensation Issues Under the Stark Group Practice Definition at the NACVA Specialty Conference. Read More.

December 9, 2015: Webinar – Join the HORNE Tax Legislation & Policy group for a one-hour webinar focused on the federal tax legislation outlook and strategies to consider to save tax dollars before year-end. Read More.

December 4, 2015: Memphis, TN – Join us for an informational half-day session addressing critical issues facing the construction industry today and anticipated for 2016 at no cost to you. Read More.

December 1, 2015: Franklin, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Amie T. Whittington, CPA, as she presents Tax Update at the TSPCA Health Care Conference. Read More.

November 20, 2015: Ridgeland, MS – Join HORNE Healthcare Manager Schaeffer Smith, MPH, as he presents Healthcare Valuation at the MSCPA Business Valuation/Litigation Support Conference. Read More.

November 17, 2015: Orlando, FL – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, as he presents Fraud & Ethics at the AICPA Controllers Conference. Read More.

November 17, 2015: San Diego, CA – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, as he presents Advanced FMV Compensation Issues Under the Stark Group Practice Definition at the NACVA Specialty Conference. Read More.

November 15, 2015: New Orleans, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, and Senior Manager Amie T. Whittington, CPA, as they present at the HFMA Region 9 13th Annual Conference. Read More.

November 12, 2015: San Francisco, CA – HORNE Executive Partner Joey Havens, CPA, CGMA, and Healthcare Partner Katherine G. Watts, CPA, CHC, will join MLBennett Consulting Executive Mary L. Bennett, MBA, CIA, CEC, and panel as they discuss Creating Effective Sponsorship at the 2015 Women’s Global Leadership Summit presented by AICPA.   Read More.

November 11, 2015: Las Vegas, NV – Join HORNE Healthcare Partners Rud Blumentritt, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, as they present at the AICPA Health Care Industry Conference.   Read More.

November 5, 2015: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Rud Blumentritt, CPA/ABV, CVA, as he presents Fair Market Value: What’s Fair and Is It Commercially Reasonable? at the 26th Annual Health Law Symposium presented by the Louisiana Hospital Association. Read More.

November 5, 2015: WEBINAR – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Healthcare Manager Schaeffer Smith, MPH, as they co-present Valuing Clinical Co-Management Arrangements at BVR's 2015 Special Series on Healthcare Valuation.   Read More.

September 29, 2015: Baltimore, MD – Join HORNE Healthcare Senior Manager Ken Miller, CPA, CIA, CRMA, CHC, CISA, and Smith Moore Leatherwood Partner Patricia A. Markus, Esq., and as they present Manage Security Risks Now to Avoid a Hack(neyed), Post Data Breach Response at the AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum. Read More.

September 15, 2015: Baton Rouge, LA – Join HORNE LLP’s reimbursement and advisory team as they present How Current & Upcoming Regulations Affect Medicaid & Medicare Payments for the LHA Management Corporation. Read More.

August 5, 2015: Austin, TX – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, as he presents Fraud Under Your Nose at the Texas State Auditor’s Office 2015 Audit Conference.   Read More.

July 21, 2015: Orange Beach, AL – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner David A. Williams, CPA, MPH, FHFMA, as he presents Moving from Fee-for-Service to Outcomes-Based Reimbursement at the LHA Summer Conference. Read More.

July 1, 2015: Washington, DC – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Rud Blumentritt, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Krieg DeVault Partner Robert Wade, Esq., as they co-present Complex Fair Market Value/Commercial Reasonableness Compensation Issues at the AHLA Annual Meeting. Read More.

April 16-17, 2015: Nashville, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Gregory D. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Baird Holm Healthcare Partner John R. Holdenried, as they co-present Gainsharing/Shared Savings Program Distributions—Fair Market Value: The Elephant in the Room at the AHLA Health Care Transactions Program. Read More.

April 15, 2015: Nashville, TN – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Katherine G. Watts, CPA, CHC, and MLBennett Consulting Executive Mary L. Bennett, MBA, CIA, CEC, as they co-present Building Buy-In through the Business Case at the AHLA 2015 Women’s Leadership Institute. Read More.