Sparks named TSCPA treasurer
Posted: Friday, July 6, 2012 12:57 pm
Brentwood – Arthur L. Sparks Jr., CPA, of Union City was recently elected treasurer of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), the professional association for more than 9,000 CPAs residing and practicing in Tennessee.
Sparks’ term began June 13 at TSCPA’s 82nd Annual Convention and Leadership Conference.
Sparks is a partner with Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC. He has been a member of TSCPA for 33 years, holding various leadership positions within the society, including service on the Finance Committee, TSCPA Council and as chair of the Peer Review Committee.
As treasurer, Sparks will serve on the TSCPA Board of Directors and Council, which is the governing body of the association and establishes policy for all society activities. He will also concurrently serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of TSCPA’s Educational & Memorial Foundation, which provides comprehensive continuing education for CPAs and awards academic scholarships to deserving accounting students attending Tennessee’s colleges and universities.
Other TSCPA members serving as officers with Sparks are: Chair M. David Haddock Jr., CPA of Brentwood, the director of training at Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain; Chair-elect Kevin E. Hickman, CPA of Nashville, managing partner with Hickman & Associates, CPAs, PC; Vice Chair Charles F. Groves III, CPA of Chattanooga, a partner with Joseph Decosimo and Company, PLLC; and Secretary Sondra T. Harris-Webb, CPA, of Collierville, director of internal audit at Helena Chemical Company.
Members of TSCPA (www.tscpa.com) work in all areas of accounting including public accounting, education, government, business and industry. TSCPA is headquartered in Brentwood.