Claudia Perez



Claudia joined Smith & Howard in 2017 and is a Manager in our Assurance Services group. She serves clients in a variety of industries, including nonprofit, manufacturing and distribution. Claudia is also a member of our Employee Benefit Plan audit team and nonprofit audit practice.

Prior to joining Smith & Howard, Claudia worked at a Big 4 firm in Washington, D.C., where she worked on audits of public and private companies in the technology and biotechnology industries.

Claudia earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the Pension Education Council of Atlanta, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She serves on the board of Williams Park Neighbors, a nonprofit neighborhood association with a mission to promote community among neighbors through social interaction and community service, emphasizing the unique character of Smyrna’s oldest neighborhood.

Claudia lives in Smyrna with her husband. Away from the office, she enjoys traveling and cooking for family and friends. Her cooking is typically inspired by her Puerto Rican background and Hispanic roots.