Korey graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1996 with highest honors with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Prior to that, he graduated in 1994 from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with highest honors with an associate's degree. He received a Certified Public Accountant license in September 2002. (MS CPA License 5545) Korey is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Korey has worked in public accounting since 2000. While working with approximately 1,000 clients over the years, he has accumulated a vast amount of knowledge on all aspects tax preparation and planning, budgeting, personnel issues, payroll reports, and financial analysis. Korey worked in private industry accounting for four years after graduating college, working as a senior accountant for McLane Southern in Brookhaven and American Railcar industries in Bude.
Korey is married to Crystal Sykes White. They have two daughters. Cassie is attending The University of Southern Mississippi as an elementary education major and Mary Claire is married to Jimmie McQuage and is a physical therapy student at University Medical Center.
Korey is currently serving and has previously served on several boards of Directors, mostly nonprofits, and has enjoyed his time serving with them. He enjoys his men’s small group Bible studies, attending USM football games with his family, family vacations, and playing golf.
Kristi has worked in public accounting since December 1999. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Masters degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kristi is married to Jason and they have four daughters, Alex, Rachel, Julianna and Jacey, and one son, Matthew. (MS CPA License 5811)
Kara has worked in public accounting since December 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (MS CPA License 6203)
Kelsey is a 2012 Magna Cum Laude graduate from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of accountancy degree. She also has an associate of arts degree in business from Itawamba Community College. She and her husband Zach Watson, of Brookhaven have two children, Parker and Mila. They are active members of Fair River Baptist Church.
Anna Blythe is a 2013 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelors of Science degree in Accountancy. She and her husband, Jake Guess, live in Monticello, with their son, Cooper. They are active members of Monticello Baptist Church.
Hannah is a 2018 honors graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Community College with an associate's degree in Applied Science for Administrative Office Technology. Also in 2018, she earned a secondary associate's degree in Applied Science for Business Management Technology. In college, she was inducted into the National Technical Honors Society and earned a spot on the "Who’s Who" list in 2017. She joins our CPA firm after three years in banking.