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Jackson Thornton Announces Promotions

July 28, 2016

Jackson Thornton is pleased to announce several promotions in its Montgomery, Alabama corporate office.

Ashley S. Taylor, CPA/ABV, CVA to Senior Manager. Taylor, who joined the firm in 2008, specializes in litigation services related to commercial fraud, lost profits, and loss of business value. She is a graduate of the EMERGE Torchbearers Leadership Class IV and was voted their Young Professional of the Year in 2015. Taylor currently serves on the EMERGE Montgomery board of directors as president, the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery board of directors, the Chamber’s Women in Business Task Force, and the Mayoral Young Professional Council. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Auburn University Montgomery.

William K. Sheffield, CPA, to Senior Manager. Sheffield joined the firm in 2012 with six years of prior public accounting experience. He specializes in audit and has worked with utilities, municipalities, and closely-held businesses. Sheffield currently serves on the Montgomery Auburn Club board of directors as treasurer and on the Boys Work Committee of the Montgomery YMCA. He has also served on the Junior Executive Board of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. He is a graduate of the EMERGE Torchbearers Leadership Class V. Sheffield received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Auburn University.

Also in the Montgomery, Alabama office, Jackson Thornton promoted Derek DuBose, CPA/ABV, CVA; and Jenna Roton, CPA to Manager.

About Jackson Thornton

Founded in 1919, Jackson Thornton is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with 185 professionals and associates in five offices located in Alabama and Tennessee. In addition to accounting services, the firm offers wealth management, strategic planning, business consulting services, technology consulting, and specialized industry services. Learn more at