About Sherry Chesser

Sherry serves in the audit and bond arbitrage area of the Little Rock practice with an emphasis on bond compliance, employee benefit plans and nonprofit organizations. She also works closely with clients throughout the year to consult with them on best practices related to tax and compliance issues that are unique to governments, nonprofits and employee benefit plans. In addition, Sherry conducts peer reviews throughout the year with a focus on peer reviews of benefit plans.

Prior to joining Landmark in 2006, Sherry spent 15 years with other public accounting firms providing tax and audit services to a broad base of clients and served as a controller for a nonprofit organization.

Professional Designations and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Arkansas


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA Auditing Standards Board Member
  • Appointed member of the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy (Term August 2016-August 2020)
  • Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ARCPA)
    • Former Peer Review Committee Member
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • National Association of State Boards of Public Accountancy (NASBA)
    • Compliance Assurance Committee Member

Community Activities

  • Finance Committee member of ACANSA Arts Festival
  • Treasurer of Helping Hurting Hearts 


  • Arkansas State University – Bachelor of Science, Accounting (1991)

Fun Facts

  • Enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and six children
  • Enjoys reading and scrapbooking with girlfriends
  • Loves camping, hiking, biking and exploring state and national parks  
  • Along with Joe, insists on an annual "Exploring Arkansas" family trip with required pictures at state park signs