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Kay Miller Elected Partner; 2 Promoted to Manager

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Kay Miller CPA has been promoted to partner from senior manager in the firm’s Tax Services Section, where she specializes in helping small businesses. As a leader on the firm’s tax and hospitality segments, Kay is instrumental in mentoring and leading tax team members on everything from compliance to tax planning, with a focus on partnerships and individuals.

Her accounting and tax background involves managerial experience with both local and regional CPA firms. Kay previously served as chief financial officer for a regional healthcare provider specializing in orthopedics, in addition to serving as an adjunct professor with a local community college where she taught bookkeeping, accounting and computerized accounting.

Kay is a member of the Greater New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Association, the United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s Finance and Operations Committee, the American Institute of CPAs and the Society of Louisiana CPAs. She earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from the University of New Orleans.

Allie Livaudais CPA has been promoted to a manager in the firm’s Tax Services Section.

Allie is responsible for preparing and reviewing individual, corporate, partnership, trust and nonprofit tax returns with multistate regulations. She also provides tax planning for clients across various industries and aids in successful resolution of tax matters with the Internal Revenue Service and various state revenue offices.

Her work for clients spans a variety of industries including nonprofits, real estate, hospitality, construction and professional service firms.

Allie is a member of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, where she serves as website director, the American Institute of CPAs and the Society of Louisiana CPAs. She earned her master’s degree in business administration from the University of New Orleans and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Louisiana State University.  

Amanda Waguespack CPA has been promoted to a manager in the firm’s Tax Services Section.

Amanda is responsible for preparing and reviewing individual, corporate, partnership, trust and nonprofit tax returns with multistate regulations. She also provides tax planning for clients across various industries and aids in successful resolution of tax matters with the Internal Revenue Service and various state revenue offices.

In addition to serving as a member of the firm’s Hospitality team, Amanda maintains records for clients, reconciles monthly bank statements and prepares financial statements and compilation/review reports for clients across a variety of industries.

Amanda is a member of the French Quarter Festivals, Inc.’s board of directors, the French Quarter Business Association, the Young Leadership Council, the American Institute of CPAs and the Society of Louisiana CPAs. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University.

About Ericksen Krentel

Ericksen Krentel CPAs and Consultants, founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1960 with offices in New Orleans and Mandeville, believes that serving as the clients’ most trusted adviser is grounded in going beyond the numbers.

That includes helping clients achieve their business and personal financial goals by providing innovative and exceptional services in the following areas: audit and assurance services, tax compliance and planning, outsourced CFO services and business valuations for a variety of industries; employee benefit plan audits; fraud and forensic accounting; business planning; IT consulting; loss calculations; and estate planning.

Learn more at www.ericksenkrentel.com.

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