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Jackson Thornton CPA Earns Accreditation

January 11, 2012

Montgomery, AL  — January 11, 2012 – Jackson Thornton is pleased to announce that Ashley Taylor has earned her designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

Taylor, who works in the Firm’s Business Valuation & Litigation Consulting Group, successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). To become accredited by NACVA, the candidate is required to successfully complete an intensive training and testing process. An initial requirement to becoming a Certified Valuation Analyst is that the applicant be a licensed Certified Public Accountant registered in his or her state and obtains at least 12 hours of CPE each year in areas related to business valuation and/or litigation consulting. Taylor received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and her Masters in Business Administration from Auburn University Montgomery.

“Our Valuation Group works with clients across the country,” said Ed Sauls, Jackson Thornton Principal and leader of the Valuation & Litigation Group. “Ashley’s recent CVA designation will be a real asset to us as we continue to expand that part of our practice.”

About Jackson Thornton Valuation & Litigation Consulting  Group
Jackson Thornton’s Valuation & Litigation Consulting Group offers business valuation services along with litigation support for professional firms and courts. The Firm also specialized in large data cases, having been part of some of the largest cases in the country through data/document analysis, exhibits and expert testimony. The Group is a part of Jackson Thornton,  a certified public accounting and consulting firm with 200 professionals and associates in six 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