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Jackson Thornton Names New Principals

December 1, 2021

Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce that Allison H. Guice and Daniel K. Tew have been selected as the firm’s newest principals.

Allison H. Guice is a principal in the firm’s Montgomery office and has more than 15 years of experience providing business valuation and tax consulting/estate planning services to clients throughout the Southeast. In 2019, Guice joined Jackson Thornton Asset Management.

She currently serves on the board of directors for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), the Montgomery Estate Planning Council, Alabama Christian Academy, and Aid to Inmate Mothers. Guice is a past president of the Jackson Thornton Young Professionals group, a graduate of Leadership Montgomery Legacy Class XXXIV, and a founding member of the Child Protect Junior Executive Board. Guice was selected as the 2014 AICPA/ASCPA Women to Watch – Emerging Leader. Guice holds professional membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the ASCPA, and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. In addition to being a CPA, she holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designations.

She is a graduate of Auburn University Montgomery where she received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Daniel K. Tew is a principal in the firm’s Dothan office and provided tax and consulting services to owners of small businesses and high net worth individuals for more than 10 years. In 2020, Tew joined Jackson Thornton Asset Management and advises clients on wealth management strategies and planning. In addition to being a CPA, Tew also holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations.

He holds professional membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he is past president of the Dothan chapter. He also currently serves as an associate member of the state board of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) as well as vice chairman of the AGC – Dothan section. Tew is a past chair of the board of the Dothan Area Young Professionals as well as having served as treasurer for the Alfred Saliba Family Services Center and chairman and treasurer of the Geneva County Board of Wiregrass United Way. He is also a former board of trustee member of Wiregrass United Way and a current member of the Dothan Rotary Club. Tew is a graduate of the 2016 class of Leadership Dothan and was recently selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 in Commercial Construction by the Alabama AGC and Business Alabama.

Tew received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his MBA from Troy University.