Carr, Riggs & Ingram announced that staff member Jon Barnett has been awarded the Fred T. Neely Gold Medal Award by the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) for achieving the highest grade on the 2009 examination while passing all subjects in one sitting.
Barnett was recently honored during the business meeting of the MSCPA's annual convention.
"Our firm believes in hiring the best talent and investing in their futures, and Jon is an example of our success in this arena," said local Partner-In-Charge Dan Holliday, CPA. "We congratulate Jon for this accomplishment and state-wide recognition, and our team looks forward to his continued success at our firm."
Barnett completed both a Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration at Mississippi State University. He currently assists CRI's insurance audit team.
About Carr Riggs & Ingram, LLC:
Carr Riggs & Ingram is ranked 34th nationally and 4th regionally for the Southeast in Accounting Today's top 100 national firm listing. Today, CRI has more than 600 employees in 20 offices throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. With two mergers already completed in 2010, CRI is recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the United States.