Chad Reese                                      Ken Wood

    DUBLIN, GA (January 7, 2020) – TJS Deemer Dana LLP (TJSDD), one of the Top 300 Accounting Firms according to Inside Public Accounting, is pleased to announce a new accolade. Forbes magazine has listed them as one of America’s Top Recommended Accounting Firms in both the Tax and Accounting categories.  Only 227 firms across the nation were honored out of 92,000 accounting firms in the U.S. TJS Deemer Dana is one of only 11 firms from Georgia to receive this award.

    “TJSDD is truly humbled to receive this acknowledgment. To know that our clients, referral sources, and other professionals suggested our name is an honor. This significant award shows us that we are succeeding in our commitment to create value in each and every relationship. This is also a testament to our team who strives on a daily basis to keep our values at the forefront of all we do and aim to be a trusted advisor to our clients,” said Tracy Sharkey, former Managing Partner.

    Forbes partnered with market research company, Statista, who received 1,800 survey responses. Participants included “CPAs, enrolled agents, tax lawyers, accountants, and CFOs between August 12 and September 13, 2019,” according to Forbes. Each participant was given the opportunity to nominate up to 10 firms for both the tax and accounting categories.

    The firm is also pleased to announce leadership changes and additions for 2020. R. Chad Reese, who has been an instrumental member of the firm since 2011, was recently promoted from a tax director to the role of tax partner for TJSDD. He has significant experience in the areas of business consolidations, multi-state tax issues, and advanced tax planning for businesses and individuals. 

    Additionally, Kenneth (Ken) Wood has moved into the role of managing partner. Wood has over 28 years of experience in public accounting with significant experience in all forms of attestation engagements including audits, reviews, compilations and agreed upon procedures for clients of varying sizes and industries as well as both private and public institutions of higher learning. “I am honored that my fellow partners have placed their trust in my leadership capabilities, and I look forward to leading this organization,” said Wood.

    “It is a privilege and an honor to announce the election of Ken Wood as the Managing Partner of the firm effective January 1, 2020. He is a passionate advocate for the firm, our clients and our team members. We look forward to great success under his leadership,” said Sharkey, former Managing Partner.
    About TJS Deemer Dana LLP
    TJS Deemer Dana LLP is a regional accounting and consulting firm with over 140 employees in six Georgia offices and licensed to practice in 44 states. We are committed to creating value in each relationship while also upholding trustworthiness, professionalism, exceptional customer service, and continuous improvement as its core values.
    The firm focuses on providing innovative and effective strategies for clients to compete in a rapidly changing environment through increasing financial success, leveraging technology and improving results. Its clients span a broad range of industries and they are proud to serve both large and small organizations. The firm has been recognized as an INSIDE Public Accounting Top 300 Firm, Forbes magazine Most Recommended Accounting and Tax Firm, and is a member of the RSM US LLP Alliance. 
    For more information, visit www.tjsdd.com