Accountant Lisa Patterson

Lisa L. Patterson

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Licensed for 25 years, ID: 12994
37067, Tennessee [TN], Franklin
Practice areas
Bookkeeper Certified Forensic Accountant - CrFA

37067, Tennessee, TN, Franklin

9AM - 5PM

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About Lisa

Summary of Experience

Patterson, Hardee & Ballentine, P.C.

(Successor firm to APH CPAs, PLLC)




(Predecessor firm to Patterson, Hardee & Ballentine, P.C.)

Managing Partner

November 1993-May 2011

Williams, Crosslin, Sparks, & Vaden, P.C.

Audit Supervisor

December 1992-November 1993 

Baird, Kurtz, & Dobson, CPAs

Audit Supervisor

January 1986-December 1992

Lisa has more than twenty-five years of experience in public accounting firms. She has supervised and performed audits, reviews and compilations of many different sizes and types of entities. Lisa has served as the primary provider and consultant for special-project engagements such as internal control studies and personnel reviews.

Lisa has served as an accounting and management consultant to assist clients in establishing computer systems. She has trained clients and in-house staff accountants to use various software programs and served as network administrator for LAN with 15+ users. She was also the Trouble-shooter for all in-house computer applications.

Lisa has been recognized as a Power Leader in Accounting by the Nashville Business Journal (2 times)

Specialized Experience

• Certified Valuation

• Analyst Certified

• Fraud Examiner

• Significant partner in charge experience in auditing governmental and not-for-profit entities, including the City of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Wastewater Utility and the City of Watson, Arkansas, Wastewater Utility

• Speaker and trainer for Government Auditing Standards

• Entire CPA career spent helping non-profits and volunteering for various organizations

• Extensive knowledge about IRS Form 990s, application for exemption for non-profit organizations, Experience with solicitation permits, Board of Director training, and fundraising

• Experience with federal and state cost reporting and accounting for various revenue sources, including Medicaid, Medicare, and various state and federal agencies

• Performed Yellow Book and Single Audits

Professional Licensure, Memberships and Civic Activities

• Certified Public Accountant – Tennessee, Arkansas and Kentucky

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member

• Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants – Member

• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Member

• National Association of Certified Business Analysts (NACVA) - Member

• National Hemophilia Foundation, Cumberland Chapter - past treasurer

• Charter President of the Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Chapter of the American Society of Women Accountants Nashville Sports Council Member

• Past volunteer and Board Member for the Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Chapter of the Girl Scout Council

• CPA representative for LifeCenters Development Group, LLC, Franklin, Tennessee. 

Continuing Professional Education

Over 40 hours received each year since initial licensure.

Most recent classes include:

: • Government & NPO Auditing Update

• Accounting and Auditing Update

• Fundamentals of Fraud

• Detecting and Preventing Internal Fraud

• Business Valuations Conference

• Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

• Solving Complex Single Audit Issues for Government and Nonprofit Organizations

Education and Academic Honors

1982-1985 Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting

 Phi Kappa Phi, National Scholastic Honor Society

• Beta Gamma Sigma, National Scholastic Business Honor Society

• Arkansas State UniversityAcademic Scholarship

• State of Arkansas Academic Scholarship



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