Warren Averett Appoints Missy Herbert as Audit Member in Atlanta Office

11/17/15

Missy Herbert, CPA

Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Missy Herbert, CPA, has joined the firm’s Atlanta office as a member in its Audit & Assurance practice. Herbert brings more than 20 years of experience to Warren Averett and focuses her services on employee benefit plan audits and consulting.

“We are very pleased to have Herbert as a Member in our audit division,” said Andrew Siegel, managing member of Warren Averett’s Atlanta office. “She brings with her an intense understanding and knowledge in employee benefit plan audits. She will be a huge asset to both our internal and external clients.”

Herbert advises public and private companies on employee benefit plan audits as informed by her strong ERISA and plan operations background. During her career, she has performed plan audits and consulting for over 850 different plans with plan bases ranging from 120 to 50,000 participants and assets from $500,000 to $8 billion. Herbert also has extensive experience auditing plans that are required to file Form 11-K annually with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Herbert currently serves on the Employee Benefit Plan Task Force for the State of Georgia and is a member of the School Advisory Council for Teasley Middle School in Cherokee County.  She is also a member of the Women in Pensions, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of CPAs. Recently, she authored an audit guide on how to audit employee benefit plans, entitled Knowledge-based Audits of Employee Benefit Plans. Herbert speaks at various local and national conferences, including the Annual AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Conference.

Prior to joining Warren Averett, Herbert held roles with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte & Touche. Most recently Herbert served as audit partner of the Employee Benefit Services group at Babush Neiman Kornman & Johnson, LLP (BNKJ).

Herbert earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of New Orleans. She and her family reside in Canton, Ga.

About Warren Averett

 Warren Averett is the 27th largest accounting, audit and consulting firm in the nation. The firm and its professionals offer depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 15 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.

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