Staff Directory


Kara Fitzgerald, CPA, CGMA, CAE


Operations administration, program oversight, strategy development, governance, advocacy, fiscal management, staff oversight.

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Katie Cheek

Katie Cheek, CAE

Chief Operating Officer

Day-to-day operations, oversight of communications, membership, continuing professional education, peer review, and human resources.

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Aleshia Garrett

Aleshia Garrett

Director of Communications & Technology

Communications including CPE marketing, public relations, social media, online community, website, and scholarship program. 

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Justin Steele

Director of Professional Development & Events 
Oversight of TSCPA continuing professional education program, CPE program strategy development, event planning, oversight of TSCPA Meeting Center.

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Ashley Foree

Membership Senior Manager
Membership retention, recruitment and engagement. 

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Gina Carota

Peer Review Specialist

Peer Review Program administration for Tennessee firms.

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Amanda Davis

Member Service Specialist

TSCPA membership database maintenance, new member processing, dues invoicing and collection.

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Mary Hegley

Mary Hegley

Events & Development Manager

CPE programs, TSCPA event execution and administration, business development including exhibitor, sponsorship, and advertising sales, TSCPA meeting center rental coordination. 

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Dena Jackson, CPA


Accounting oversight, financial reporting, cash management, budgeting and forecasting, and internal controls.

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Lorin Kee

Video Production Specialist

Videography and production for all online CPE programs and TSCPA marketing and communications media.

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Caroline 2017

Caroline Keithline, CPA

Senior Accountant

General accounting, Life Associate program administration, PAC Reporting.

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Scott Lindner

Technology and Project Manager

General IT support, data reporting and analytics, website, IT vendor liaison.

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KarenKaren Eversman

Customer Service Associate

 Front desk receptionist; clerical support, TSCPA       Meeting Center support.

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Russell Neeley

Russell Neeley

Accounting Associate

Accounts payable, Accounts receivable and deposits.

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Kate Smith

Kate Smith

Communications Associate

Social media and digital content creation, TSCPA Talks online community administration, communications/publications editor.

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Viktoriya Tysyachuk

Graphic Designer

Designs all marketing collateral, encompassing a variety of projects including print, web, email, and branding for campaigns and events..

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Megan Williams

Students & Emerging Professionals Manager

Student and emerging professionals outreach initiatives, including high school and college student programs. 

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