Stanley Smith, CPA, CBA, CVA
With more than 30 years of professional tax experience, Stanley represents a wide range of industries including manufacturing, construction and real estate firms, healthcare entities, wholesale distribution. He has worked with clients doing business in 48 states and multiple foreign countries. The majority of the manufacturers and distributors he serves also export goods or involve the manufacture or movement of product among foreign countries. He has experience with the utilization of international tax treaties and foreign operations. He focuses not only on the minimization of income tax but an overall minimization plan which includes exit strategies.
The other area of specialty he has is business valuation and litigation services. He has multiple certifications in this area and has prepared valuations on a variety of businesses interests. Litigation services have been provided for divorce, shareholder disputes, business interruption claims, fraud investigation and loss of earnings.
Stanley has taught various tax and business valuation programs while at Arthur Andersen, for other CPA firms and for the Arkansas Society of CPAs. In addition, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, The Institute of Business Appraisers and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
Henderson State University, BSBA-Major in Accounting, 1983.
Beth Smith, CPA/PFS, CGMA
Beth brings to JSA more than 30 years of accounting experience in both the public and private sectors. Her primary focus with the firm is with small business clients. This includes financial reporting, income tax preparation, consulting and planning. Beth takes a hands-on approach to her clients and feels this has contributed to the success of JSA’s clients. Her experience in the private sector gives her a unique perspective as to what opportunities and challenges her clients face every day.
In addition to being a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Beth is a Personal Financial Specialist and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. These qualifications enable her to provide consulting and planning services to individuals and businesses.
Beth is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants where she is the President-Elect. Beth is active in other organizations including the Downtown Little Rock Kiwanis Club where she is the immediate Past President. She is also a board member of the Natural State Brass Band.
Henderson State University, BSBA-Major in Accounting, 1984.