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Jackson Thornton Announces Promotions

September 18, 2012

Montgomery, Alabama – September 18, 2012 – Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce several promotions in offices throughout its three state footprint.

Daniel R. Thompson, CPA, was recently selected to become a Principal in the Firm. Thompson joined Jackson Thornton in 2007 after beginning his public accounting career in 1998 in Montgomery. His practice includes accounting, tax compliance, planning and consulting for closely-held small businesses with concentrations in the commercial construction and healthcare industries. Thompson is a graduate of Auburn University Montgomery where he obtained his Bachelors in Business Administration/Accounting.

Additionally, the Firm promoted James B. “Jim” Marshall, III, to Senior Manager. Marshall, who joined the Firm in 2006, manages the Firm’s Utilities Consultants Group providing rate design, financial forecasting and other consulting services to clients across the Southeast. Prior to joining Jackson Thornton, Marshall worked with Energy Solutions Inc., as an Energy Analyst. He received his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College.

Jackson Thornton also promoted Allison Guice, CPA, of the Business Valuation and Litigation Consulting Group to Manager; Keina Houser, CPA, of the Small Business Group to Manager; Robert Lang, CPA, of the Utilities Group to Manager; and Christy Weakley, CPA, of the Healthcare Group to Manager.

About Jackson Thornton

Founded in 1919, Jackson Thornton is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with approximately 200 professionals and associates in seven offices located in Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. In addition to accounting services, the firm offers strategic planning, business consulting services, technology consulting, asset management and specialized industry services. For more information, please visit