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CRI Appoints New Partners

Hardy Foreman is one of the five new partners at Carr, Riggs & Ingram


Hardy Foreman

Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC welcomes five new partners: Hardy Foreman, Kathleen Hausenfluck, Amy Hightower, James Norris and Rodney Thornton.

“As CRI continues to both expand geographically and grow organically, our team’s opportunity for professional advancement increases,” William Carr, managing partner and chairman of CRI said in a statement. “Standout professionals like Hardy, Kathleen, Amy, James, and Rodney embody our firm tagline of ‘National Strength. Southern Roots.’ as they deliver personalized client service and the highest quality accounting services.”

Foreman, who works in the firm’s Shreveport office, has nearly 13 years of accounting experience. He specializes in providing accounting and taxation services to clients in the oil and gas and health care industries. Foreman also provides third-party administration of qualified retirement plans. 

Kathleen Hausenfluck

Hausenfluck works in the firm’s New Austin office where she provides accounting, consulting and taxation services to businesses owners and individuals across a wide variety of industries.  

Amy Hightower

Hightower is located in the firm’s Tifton office. She has more than 12 years of tax compliance and consulting services experience including cost segregation studies, like-kind exchanges, and conservation easements.  She specializes in serving clients in the agribusiness and real estate industries. 

James Norris

Norris is located in the firm’s Birmingham office. He has more than 16 years of experience in the accounting profession and provides tax services to closely-held business with an emphasis in the construction, manufacturing and service company industries. Norris specializes in multi-state taxation and also works closely with individuals to provide tax compliance and planning. 

Rodney Thornton

Thornton provides client business and tax advisory services out of the firm’s Enterprise office. He has approximately seven years of experience in the public accounting profession. His career has led him to work on accounting outsourcing, tax planning and compliance, audits, reviews and compilations to various businesses throughout Southern Alabama. In addition, Thornton has specialized experience with business succession planning.


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