Sherila is managing partner and audit manager at Jones & Tuggle. She's a graduate of the University of Memphis and has completed studies in Health Administration at Central Michigan University. Sherila began her career at Jones & Tuggle (formerly Brandon, Smith, and Jones) in 1980. Serving as partner and audit manager for 15 years, before becoming a Budget Analyst for a mid-south corporate healthcare giant in 1995.
In three short years, after receiving recognition for her work in budget analysis and workflow improvement Sherila attained the position of Manager of Accounting. In this post, she was charged with analyzing contracts between insurance providers to forecast their future financial effects on the organization, analyzing and revising fee structures for the company's services and procedures, as well as heading an accounting department that handled special research and audit projects on a regular basis. Most notably, she is credited with saving the company over $800,000 through continuous workflow improvements and the implementation of reinsurance contracts.
In 2000, on the heels of her success, Sherila returned to Jones & Tuggle as managing partner. Currently, she heads the daily operations of the firm, reviews and oversees preparation of all audits and reports, and is responsible for the continuous development and implementation of more efficient procedures for the preparation of audit reports.
Sherila is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant and the Tennessee Society of CPAs.