Education & Certifications
- Arkansas State University – Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Cum Laude (1999)
- Leadership Fort Smith Class of 2014
- Certified Public Accountant – Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ARCPA) — Western Arkansas Chapter President Board Member (2014-2017)
- Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
- Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
Awards & Honors
- 2020 Northwest Arkansas Business Journal cover story on Landmark's CARES Act task force
- 2015 NWA Business Journal 40 under 40
- 2012 Outstanding Emerging CPA Award
- Bell Park Foundation, Inc. as Board Member
- United Way of Fort Smith —Power of the Purse Committee, Allocation Panel Committee, Board Member
The Fun Stuff
- Katie’s favorite movies are the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- She loves to watch football and crochet.
- And don’t forget baseball: she’s a HUGE St. Louis Cardinals fan.
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4 Steps to Take Before Selling a Business
The past couple of years have shown that unexpected events can wreak havoc on even the best-laid business plan. In a volatile economic climate, it’s wise to be prepared for every eventuality — including the possibility of selling your business fast. Even if the sale isn’t urgent, it’s important to prepare your business for potential
Moving your Business? You Might Qualify for the Rehabilitation Tax Credit
If your company needs to expand or relocate, keep the rehabilitation tax credit in mind, especially if you like old buildings. Qualified Rehabilitation Tax Credit Expenses The credit for a qualified renovated building that is also a certified historic structure is equal to 20% of the qualified rehabilitation expenditures (QREs). A qualified rehabilitated building is
Which Assets Cannot be Depreciated?
What is asset depreciation? Major business purchases, like machinery, are considered large assets. Depreciation is both an accounting and tax calculation method. From an accounting perspective, rather than deducting the entire cost of the purchase of a major asset in one year, you allocate the purchase price over the span of the asset’s lifetime. From