Bennett Thrasher Announces the Promotion of Five Firm Professionals

Bennett Thrasher LLP, Atlanta’s eighth largest full-service accounting and consulting firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of five firm professionals.

Three individuals from two different practice areas were promoted to senior manager, including:

  • Chiquita Banks, J.D., of the firm’s State & Local Tax (SALT) practice, has more than nine years of tax consulting and business development experience. Her practice focuses on assisting national production companies to apply and monetize film incentives, as well as helping with the determination of production companies’ qualified expenditures and base investments relative to claiming Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act tax credits.
  • Stephen Bradshaw, CPA, of the firm’s State & Local Tax (SALT) practice, has significant experience consulting on state income and franchise tax matters as well as providing compliance, provision, sales/use tax, state tax credits and incentives, unclaimed property and other state tax services to corporate, flow-through and individual clients.
  • Bridget Dunk, CPA, of the firm’s International Personal Financial Services practice, focuses on delivering income tax services and tax controversy support to international individual taxpayers and those with cross border tax considerations. She has significant experience in industry and public accounting, working with companies in the technology, banking, real estate, manufacturing, nonprofit and service industries.

Two individuals were promoted to manager including Andrew Gaines of the Pass-Through Entity Tax practice and Tom Cervino of the Financial Reporting & Assurance practice.

“These promotions celebrate five individuals’ consistent achievements and represent our steadfast commitments to excellence for our clients,” said Rick Bennett, co-founding partner of Bennett Thrasher. “We are extremely proud, and as the firm continues to grow, we remain invested in the ongoing career development of these leaders and all of our associates.”

About Bennett Thrasher
Bennett Thrasher LLP is one of the largest Atlanta-based, full-service certified public accounting and consulting firms. The firm creates significant value and a unique positive experience through collaboration — with and between clients, partners, associates and the community. Founded in 1980 by Rick Bennett and Ken Thrasher, today Bennett Thrasher has a dedicated, experienced team of 31 partners and more than 220 associates who believe in the team concept of creating value by working “Better Together.”