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Rushton Announces 14 Promotions And Four New Hires

February 22, 2023

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (March 2021) — Rushton, one of our region’s largest business accounting and consulting firms, is proud to announce the promotion of 14 employees.

 The firm promoted Justin Burruss, Will Merritt, CPA, and Denille Biddy, CPA, CFE, to Audit Manager and Cindy Campbell, CPA, to Chief Operating Officer.

Todd Mershon, CPA, Liza Vasyliv, Adam Greene, EA, and Jennifer Pazdzior, EA, were named Tax Supervisors. John Webber, CPA, and Francisco Gonzalez were promoted to Audit Senior and Hannah Hughes, CPA, was promoted to Tax Senior.

 Rushton has promoted Jennifer Kniess Staff Accountant, Christie Bruce to Payroll Supervisor and Noah Evans to Operations Specialist.

 The firm is also growing with four new staff members being hired in January. Nancy Phan joins the firm’s Government & Non-Profit Division as an Audit Associate, Matthew Cook as a Tax Associate, Jesse Tipton as an Audit Supervisor and Dylan Warren as a Tax Senior.

In addition, Tax Senior Christina Page and Audit Senior John Webber earned their CPAs.

In 2022, Rushton received several prominent awards, including recognition from Accounting Today magazine as the No. 1 Best Firm for Young Accountants and was ranked 11th in the midsize to large firm category as ‘Best Accounting Firms to Work For’. Additionally, Rushton was named by INSIDE Public Accounting as a ‘Top 500 Firm’ last year. All proof of the firm’s commitment to great client service and continued growth.

The Rushton firm provides businesses with a wide variety of services including accounting, auditing, tax planning and return preparation (federal, state, multi-state, and international), business consulting, payroll services, business valuation, and wealth management. In addition to general business operations, Rushton offers financial expertise in a number of specific industry fields such as construction, agribusiness, government, healthcare, nonprofit organizations, professional services, manufacturing and distribution. For more information, call 770-287-7800 or visit