Bennett Thrasher Adds John Cummings As Director Of Business Development


Bennett Thrasher LLP announces the appointment of John Cummings, CPA, as director of business development. Cummings, who was as an audit manager for Bennett Thrasher from 2000-2007, returns to the firm with more than 20 years of experience in the public and private accounting sectors. He has worked with industries such as construction, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, technology, entertainment, manufacturing, supply chain and restaurant franchises, specializing in strategic planning and organizational management necessary in solving complex financial challenges.

“We are very excited about John’s return to our firm. His passion for helping clients maximize their financial growth and uniting them with industry and technical experts,” said founding partner Rick Bennett. “One of his main objectives is to assist private and public C-Suite executives in Atlanta and the Southeast with their domestic or international growth goals.”

Cummings previously worked at Moore Colson as the senior business assurance manager, Decosimo Certified Public Accountants in assurance and attest, Skanska Construction as construction accountant, Skanska USA Builders as project accountant, Deutche Bank as controller, and Republic Automotive as purchasing agent and accounting specialist.

He is an active member in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA), and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Cummings graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

About Bennett Thrasher

Bennett Thrasher LLP is one of the largest Atlanta-based, full-service certified public accounting and consulting firms and is a Top 100 U.S. Accounting firm. The firm creates significant value and a unique positive experience through collaboration—with and between clients, partners, associates and the community. Founded in 1980 by Rick Bennett and Ken Thrasher, today Bennett Thrasher has a dedicated, experienced team of 34 partners and more than 220 associates who believe in the team concept of creating value by working “Better Together.” For more information, please visit Bennett Thrasher’s website at

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