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Jackson Thornton Announces Promotions & New Addition

October 11, 2010

Montgomery, Alabama – October 11, 2010 – Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce two promotions and the creation of a new position at the Firm’s Montgomery headquarters.

Jason B. Wells, CPA, was recently selected to become a Principal in the firm. Wells joined Jackson Thornton’s Business Valuation & Litigation Consulting Group in 2001 after beginning his public accounting career with Arthur Anderson. In addition to being a CPA, he is a Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics and Accredited in Business Valuation. Wells is a graduate of Birmingham Southern College and the University of Texas at Austin where he obtained his Masters in Professional Accounting.

Additionally, Jackson Thornton promoted James W. “Woody” Trimble, III, CPA to Senior Manager. Trimble, who joined the Firm in 2000, works in the Utilities Group providing audit and consulting services to clients across the Southeast. He received both his undergraduate degree and MBA from Troy University.

Cindy H. Scott was selected as the Firm’s new Director of Marketing. Scott is responsible for overseeing marketing and public relations functions for all locations and entities of Jackson Thornton. She has worked in business development, marketing and public relations her entire career and has a degree in public relations from the University of Alabama.

About Jackson Thornton
Founded in 1919, Jackson Thornton is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with 200 professionals and associates in five offices located in Alabama and Tennessee. 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