Jackson, Tenn., September 27, 2022 – Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA), a business advisory and CPA firm, is pleased to announce Lori Warden, CPA, CGMA will be joining the firm as an assurance partner. Warden has a wealth of knowledge with more than 30 years of experience in the assurance field including a background in peer review. She will be the Assurance Practice Leader in her new role with ATA. Warden is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant. She received her undergraduate degree in accounting from Marshall University. “Adding Lori to the ATA team will strengthen our bench of expertise in the assurance area,” says Managing Partner, John Whybrew. “With her extensive background, Lori is well positioned to play an integral role in growing and expanding the Assurance Services offered within ATA.” Lori previously held positions on the Kentucky Board of Accountancy as secretary, treasurer, and president. She is also a former Kentucky Society of CPA's Board Member, chair of the Kentucky Society Education Foundation, and AICPA Peer Review Board Member. "I am excited to become a partner at such an outstanding firm. I look forward to the hard work and am excited to assume more responsibility through the advancement of the practice,” said Warden. Lori and her family live in Kentucky just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. Warden is currently treasurer for South West Ohio Residences, a local non-profit. She is also married and has a daughter, who is a nurse in the ICU. About Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) ATA is a long-term business advisor to its clients and provides other services that are not traditionally associated with accounting. For example, Revolution Partners, ATA’s wealth management entity provides financial planning expertise; ATA Technologies provides 2 trustworthy IT solutions; Sodium Halogen focuses on growth through the design and development of marketing and digital products; Adelsberger Marketing offers video, social media, and digital content for small businesses; and ATAES a comprehensive human resource management agency. ATA has 15 office locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi. Recognized as an IPA Top 200 regional accounting firm, it provides a wide array of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services for clients ranging from small family-owned businesses to publicly traded companies and international corporations. ATA is also an alliance member of BDO USA LLP, a top five global accounting firm, which provides additional resources and expertise for clients.