H A Beasley, CPA, CMA - H A is the founder and Managing Partner of HA Beasley & Company. He has the following degrees and accreditations:
H A is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified
Public Accountants, the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants, and the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives. He has over forty years
of experience in accounting, tax, systems and
management and twenty years of experience teaching
accounting part-time and full-time at the college
level. H A has been married to Katie since 1979. They
have four children, Katybeth, Heath, Becky, and John,
and six grandchildren, Elijah, Lillie Ann,
Lucie Kate, Benjamin, Eva and Faith.
Heath Beasley - Heath is an Auditing Supervisor at H A Beasley & Company. He also provides tax planning and preparations services and assists with accounting and compilation of unaudited financial statements. Heath has been employed with H A Beasley & Company since graduating from Freed-Hardeman University in May 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. He is currently working toward obtaining his license as a Certified Public Accountant. Heath has been married to Mollie since December 2006 and they have two beautiful daughters, Lillie Ann and Lucie Kate.
Katie Beasley - Katie is
Treasurer and Director of
She oversees client
billing, and also works with payroll, and
other administrative activities. Katie graduated
from Freed-Hardeman College in May of 1980 with an
Associates degree in Liberal Arts. She has been
employed with H A Beasley & Company since
September 1997. Katie has been married to H A since
1979. They have four children, Katybeth, Heath,
Becky, and John, and six grandchildren, Elijah,
Lillie Ann, Lucie Kate, Benjamin, Eva and Faith.
Bryan Blair, CPA, CQBPA - Bryan is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor . Bryan graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting in 1983. He had twenty years of private accounting experience and two years of auditing experience before joining H A Beasley & Company in November 2005. He has been married to Sarah since 1983 and they have two children.
- Barbara is our
Payroll Specialist at H A
Beasley & Company. She
provides complete payroll preparation services
as well as both federal and multi-state payroll
reporting . She graduated from the
University of Tennessee in 1988 with a
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
with a concentration in
Barbara had extensive payroll service
experience before joining H A Beasley &
Company in November 2011. Barbara has a
son and two daughters, as well as five grandchildren.
Karen K. Lowery, CPA - Karen is the Partner of Business Assurance and a Certified Public Accountant. Based on her extensive auditing and public accounting experience, Karen leads independent auditing and review engagements for the firm’s not-for-profit and small business clients. She is also involved in federal and state taxation including planning, compliance and research for individuals, not-for-profit organizations and small businesses. Karen graduated from Lipscomb University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining H A Beasley & Company in September 2013, Karen spent 14 years in public accounting practice and 12 years in private industry as a controller for a small business and in the tax and internal audit areas at Nissan North America, Inc. She has been married to Dennie since 1999.
Hope Marable - Hope is the Executive Assistant to H A Beasley . She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University in 1991. She had seven years of Administrative Assistant experience before joining H A Beasley & Company in January 2006. She has one daughter, Faith.
Debbie Romans - Debbie is Director of Operations and Small Business Services . She manages the operations of the firm including responsibilities for overall client service. Small business services include new business setup, local and state registrations and filings, as well as other small business matters. As a QuickBooks Proadvisor, she provides support and training and also oversees our payroll department. She had six years of experience in the mortgage and banking industry before joining H A Beasley & Company in February 1997. Debbie has been married to Derek since 1985. They have two children, Zach and MaKayla, and two grandsons, Layton and Sutton.
Kippie G. Scarborough, CPA - Kippie is a Certified Public Accountant and is involved in all areas of federal and state taxation, including compliance, research and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, gifts, estates and trusts. Kippie graduated from the University of Texas in San Antonio in 1984 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining H A Beasley & Company in November 2004, Kippie spent six years in tax practice with the public accounting firms of KPMG and Kraft CPAs and twelve years in private industry taxation for Ingram Industries, Inc. and Nissan North America, Inc. She has been married to Brian since 1987 and they have two sons, Ty and Eli, and one granddaughter, Everleigh.
Jennifer N. Suggs - Jennifer is the Murfreesboro Office Manager, overseeing client relations, accounts receivable and other office matters . She also manages the firms information systems. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1990, graduating Cum Laude, from Middle Tennessee State University. She served as Office Manager and Bookkeeper for her husband's construction company before joining HA Beasley & Company in 2009. Jennifer has been married to Tray since 1991 and they have two daughters, Emilia and Beatrice.
Chelsea Sanders - Chelsea assists with our payroll and bookkeeping department.. She joined HA Beasley & Company in January of 2017. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Child Development & Family Studies, with a minor in Social Work. She is currently working on an additional Bachelor's Degree in Accounting at MTSU. Chelsea has been married to her husband, James, for 3 years. They have a two year old, Liam, and a 3 month old, Laurel.
Rayeayn Smith is the Accounting Manager in our Murfreesboro office. Rayeayn graduated from David Lipscomb University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining H A Beasley & Company, she worked for 15 years in public accounting and 17 years in the private industry as a controller. Rayeayn has been married to Scott since 1990 and has 4 children, Kaleigh, Chelsea, Stephen, and Mariah. She also has 8 grandchildren.
Peyton Krenk - Peyton is an Accountant in our Murfreesboro office. She earned a Bachelor's degree of Business Administration in Accounting from MTSU in May 2018. She has been married to her husband, Conner, since 2017 and has a son. She has been working with H A Beasley & Company since January of 2017.
Wanda Krause is a bookkeeper at HA Beasley & Company. She provides year-round bookkeeping services for several clients. She has over 35 years of bookkeeping and managerial experience. She was a business owner of a Commercial Construction Company with her husband, George, for over 25 years. George and Wanda have been married for 43 years. They have 6 children and 18 grandchildren (9 boys & 9 girls)!
Lori Provencher – Lori is a Bookkeeper providing bookkeeping, payroll and general accounting services. She graduated in 1990 from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Accounting. She had 17 years experience in private bookkeeping and accounting services before joining H A Beasley & Company in 2016. Lori has been married to her husband, Mike, since 1988. They have 4 children, Elizabeth, Taylor, Emily and Tanner.
Nick Mead is a member of our Audit Staff. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting. He has worked in both the private and public industries of accounting before joining H A Beasley & Company in September of 2018. Nick is married to his wife, Jaelyn, and they have a son named Walker.
Shane Merritt, EA, Tax Accountant - Shane is a tax accountant providing tax services for individuals and small businesses. He is also a licensed IRS Enrolled Agent, which allows him to represent clients in various tax matters to the IRS. Shane holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harding University, Master’s degree from Freed-Hardeman University, and PhD from Oxford Graduate School. He has served in public accounting since 2010 and is a member of the National Society of Accountants. In addition to accounting work, he has served as pulpit minister for churches of Christ for over 25 years. Shane has been married to Melanie since 1995, and they have 2 children, Ryan and Aubrey.
Michelle Yanis- Michelle is a Bilingual Accountant at the HA Beasley & Company Murfreesboro location. She serves our clients with year-round bookkeeping, financial reporting, and general accounting services. Being bilingual, Michelle also offers interpreting/translator services to our Spanish speaking clients. Before coming to H A Beasley & Company, Michelle had nine years of experience working in tax and audit with a local public accounting firm. She has earned her Accounting A.S. from Motlow State Community College. Michelle is married to Anthony and they have been blessed with five beautiful children.
Michelle Yanis- Michelle es una Contadora Bilingüe en la sucursal de HA Beasley & Company Murfreesboro. Ella atiende a sus clientes con servicios de contabilidad general, informes financieros y contabilidad de las empresas. Al ser bilingüe, Michelle también ofrece servicios de interpretación / traducción a nuestros clientes que hablan español. Antes de venir a H A Beasley & Company, Michelle tenía nueve años de experiencia trabajando en impuestos y auditoría con una firma de contabilidad pública local. Ella ha ganado su licenciatura Contabilidad A.S. de Motlow State Community College donde se graduó con honores Summa Cum Laude. Michelle esta casada con Anthony y han sido bendecidos con cinco hermosos hijos.
Lynn Weaver is a member of our team of tax accountants. He joined our firm in May of 2020. Lynn has over ten years of public accounting experience in individual and small business tax preparation. His prior experience also included employment with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, in Nashville, where he was an international copyright analyst. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (1998) and Bachelor of Science in Accounting (2017) from Middle Tennessee State University. Lynn is an avid music collector and in his free time, enjoys reading and spending time with friends.
Mackenzie Wright, CPA is a member of our audit department. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University during May of 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness. She married her husband, Matt, in 2020. She has been employed with H A Beasley & Company since January of 2020 and is a member of the TSCPA.
Andrew Dillinger – Andrew is a Tax Accountant at H A Beasley & Company. He graduated from MTSU in June 2021 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Accounting. In his free time, he enjoys going hiking and spending time with his family and friends. Andrew and his wife, Rada, have three dachshunds named Pennie, Murray, and Annie.
Dean Blount, CPA, CHFP, is a Tax
Director of HA Beasley & Company, PLLC, with over 26 years of public and
private accounting experience. He has
extensive experience providing accounting and taxation services to a wide range
of industry clients including restaurant & food service, manufacturing, real
estate, professional services, retail trade, and high-net-worth individuals. Dean’s professional background has been primarily in public
accounting as a member of a CPA practice in San Antonio, Texas. He left public accounting for several years
and served as the Fiscal Officer for one of Mississippi’s ten Planning &
Development Districts before returning to public accounting in 2003. Prior to joining HA Beasley & Company in
November 2018, Dean was a partner in the long-established San Antonio CPA firm of
Findling, Milam & Pyle, which merged with ABIP, P.C., in 2016.
Dean graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and the international honor organization Beta Alpha Psi. He holds licenses to practice public accountancy in the states of Texas and Tennessee. Dean and Angie - his wife of 30 years - live in Murfreesboro and have two grown children, Todd & Rachel.
Katybeth Bobo – Katybeth is Partner at H A Beasley & Company. In addition to managing the operations of the firm and overall client service, Katybeth provides year-round accounting and payroll services for several small businesses, as well as small business setup and Quickbooks support. Katybeth has been working with the firm for more than twenty years, graduating from Lipscomb University in 2005. She has been married to Chris since 2003 and they have four children - Elijah, Benjamin, Eva and Faith.
Kaye Reynolds - Kaye is a Senior Tax Preparer and Bookkeeper at H A Beasley & Company. She serves our clients by providing tax preparation, year-round payroll and bookkeeping, as well as other general accounting services. Kaye joined the firm in October 2015 having 38 years of combined experience in the areas of Cost Accounting & Manufacturing, Marketing & Customer Relations, and Bookkeeping in the Horse Equipment and Horse Auction Industries. Kaye is also a former small business owner in the wholesale manufacturing industry. She has been married to Bert since 1981. They share two children Amy and Matt, as well as a grandson, Gage.
Mallory Lasater - Mallory is an Accountant at H A Beasley & Company. She handles year-round bookkeeping and financial reporting for small businesses, full-service payroll, tax preparation, as well as the contractor’s license application process for our clients. Mallory has been with the firm since January of 2017, earning her Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration in Accounting from MTSU in May 2019. Mallory and her husband, John, have been married since October 2017. They live in Shelbyville and have a yorkie named Harper.
Melinda Milton - Melinda is a Bookkeeper at H A Beasley & Company. Since joining the firm in December 2017 with over 40 years of experience, Melinda handles year-round bookkeeping for small business and individuals. She has two grown children, Anita Hardison Reed and Porter Hardison, Jr. She is the proud grandmother of Darrell (Kelsey) Hardison, Tripp Hardison and Jaxon Reed.
Laura Jones is a bookkeeper at HA Beasley & Company. She provides year-round bookkeeping services for several clients. She has over 30 years of bookkeeping, tax and managerial experience with 3 years of public accounting and 16 years working for a private family office of high net-worth individuals as a tax supervisor. She also served as the Business Manager of a church and school for 9 years where she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the financial reporting for both the church and school. She and her husband Michael moved to Shelbyville, TN from far northern Illinois in the fall of 2020 with 2 of their 4 children.
Jolie Richardson joined our staff in 2021 as a bookkeeper, providing bookkeeping and payroll services for our clients. Jolie graduated from MTSU with a BBA in Marketing in 1992. She worked in the banking and trucking industries before taking time off to raise her children. She has ten years of experience in providing tax and accounting services for individuals and small businesses. Jolie and her husband, Roger, have 3 grown children: Travis, Justin (Haley), and Caleb. They live on a small farm in Wartrace where they enjoy raising Hereford cattle.