Our Team

Katie Lejong

Katie Lejong CPA Fort Smith AR

Katie Lejong

Katie has been with our firm since she began her accounting career in 1999. Today, she is the firm’s Tax Director.

She serves family-owned, privately-held businesses in all aspects of operations, including tax-saving strategies, profitability, bookkeeping and payroll, auditing and assurance, and exit strategies and succession planning. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she helped clients secure millions in funding from CARES Act assistance programs and state-funded grants.

Katie also serves on Landmark’s strategy team, overseeing the firm’s marketing and practice development.

Katie lives in Greenwood, AR, and has two daughters, Abbey and Emerson. You can often find her at Baum Stadium cheering on the Hog baseball team.


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

Community Involvement

  • 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.