Leatia joined the Firm in 2010 and is a manager in the Accounting & Advisory Services group. She has extensive experience serving Smith & Howard’s clients by providing accounting and controllership services, general business tax compliance and reviews of processes, procedures and internal controls.  She is also a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor and provides software installation and training services.  Leatia has over 25 years of experience in corporate, government and nonprofit accounting.

Leatia received her BBA in Accounting and Finance from Georgia State University. She is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  Leatia is also a member of the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce.

Leatia and her husband live in Suwanee.  When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.  She also enjoys getting away to the mountains and has made it a goal to visit all the national parks.  Leatia is a member of Sugar Hill Church where she has served on several committees and led the Finance Team.