Kassouf promoted four team members, naming two new managers. Kassouf’s commitment to continuous improvement and personal effectiveness drove these promotions.
“With these promotions, the median age of our manager group is 35. Through career mapping, innovative training, and mentoring, we give our team members the tools they need to thrive. Our young manager group shows that we are building the future strategically at Kassouf,” said Kassouf Managing Director Jonathan Kassouf.
Hudson graduated from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy. Following graduation, Hudson joined Kassouf’s Healthcare Group full time in 2017. Hudson assists clients with accounting, tax, and advisory services, and her experience spans a range of industries: healthcare, real estate, and professional service firms. She actively participates on Kassouf’s recruiting committee. Hudson is a member of the Mike Slive Foundation Young Advisory Board, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
O’Neal double-majored in accounting and music at Birmingham-Southern College and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Following her internship at the firm, she joined Kassouf’s Business Services Group full time in 2018. The group serves a variety of businesses, with O’Neal focusing on tax and advisory services for the real estate and nonprofit industries. She chairs the firm’s Employee Engagement Committee and is a member of Kassouf’s recruiting team. She is also a member of the worship band at Cornerstone Community Church in Huntsville and a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Kassouf also announced Anna Mooney returned to the firm as a manager in Kassouf’s Estate Planning and Administration Group. Mooney is a two-time graduate of The University of Alabama, holding a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she specializes in trust and estate administration, accounting, tax compliance, and payroll tax compliance. She primarily works with high-net-worth clients seeking tailored estate planning solutions. Mooney is a member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
The firm also announced Mike Payne is Kassouf’s first business advisor. Kassouf has employed healthcare advisors for over 20 years, providing consulting services to the healthcare industry. While all accountants provide advisory services, Payne is the first professional solely devoted to advisory services for industries outside of healthcare. He earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Montevallo and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Before joining Kassouf, he served in leadership roles for a variety of organizations, including Mid State Corporation, Red Diamond Coffee & Tea, and Brownell Travel.
Ashley Hudson, CPA – Manager
Bridget O’Neal, CPA – Manager
Margaret Novak, CPA – Supervising Senior
Max Archer, CPA – Senior
New Team Members
Anna Mooney, CPA – Manager
Mike Payne, CPA – Business Advisor
“We are incredibly proud of these team members and can’t wait to see all they accomplish in their new roles,” Kassouf said.