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Susan Foard, CPA, CGMA

President

Education:
University of Tennessee B.S. Business Administration, Accounting
Master of Accountancy, Accounting-Concentration Tax

Experience:
Susan has been in public accounting since 1986 and she specializes in providing consulting, tax planning, and tax preparation services for closely-held businesses, individuals, estates and trusts. She is often called upon for seminars and presentations on the topics of leadership, strategic business relationships, and various technical topics within her tax specializations.

 

  • Tax planning and compliance for businesses and individuals
  • Estate planning and wealth transfer strategies
  • Business ownership succession planning
  • Income tax planning for estates and trusts
  • Preparation of estate, inheritance, gift, and fiduciary returns
  • Representation before the IRS and state authorities
  • Litigation support in estate matters

Professional & Civic Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • RSM US Alliance Southeastern Managing Partners
  • University of Tennessee for the Singleton B Wolfe Memorial – Advisory and Planning Council, and the Knoxville Estate Planning Council
  • She serves on several civic and professional boards including the Knoxville YWCA Foundation Board
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Knoxville Chapter
  • Board of Directors; Knoxville Professional Business Women’s Networking Group – Founding Member
  • Helen Ross McNabb Center – Board of Directors
  • University of Tennessee’s Chancellor’s Associates
  • University of Tennessee – Knoxville Alumni Board
  • Susan was also honored to be a 2016 YWCA Tribute to Women Finalist

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