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Lanier, Westerfield & Deal name Kay Proctor partner
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Kay Proctor

           Lanier, Westerfield & Deal announce the addition of Kay Proctor as a partner to the firm. The firm will now be known as Lanier, Westerfield, Deal, & Proctor, CPAs.
        Proctor received her Masters of Accounting and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University in December 2001.
        She began her full time career in public accounting immediately after graduation, and became licensed as a certified public accountant in Georgia in 2003. In January 2006, Proctor joined the firm and was admitted as a partner in January 2016. Also, she is licensed as a certified fraud examiner and as a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
        With 15 years of experience, Proctor has a broad range of knowledge that includes financial statement preparation, auditing and forensic accounting, income tax, and business tax and advisory services.
        She said she is particularly passionate about providing management advisory, tax, and consulting services for small and closely held businesses.
        Proctor is experienced with accounting and auditing for nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. Her forensic accounting experience includes interviewing, investigative fieldwork, and testimony.
        Proctor said she enjoys speaking to various groups on topics related to finance and accounting, including budgeting and financial stewardship. She also frequently instructs others on the use of the QuickBooks accounting software, both individually and in group settings.
        She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
        Proctor is very active in the Georgia Society, where she serves on the Leadership Council. She has also served on their statewide Board of Directors, Audit Committee, and Financial Literacy Committee.
        In January 2006, she graduated from the Georgia Society of CPA's Leadership Academy and she is a past president of the Southeast Georgia Chapter. In 2011, she was named one of Statesboro Herald's top 20 Under 40 business professionals.
        Originally from Burke County, Kay now resides in Millen, where she is an active member of Elam Baptist Church, serving as treasurer and chair of the finance committee and as an AWANA volunteer.
        She is married to Johnathon Proctor, a small business owner and native of Jenkins County, and they have two children, Ian and Layla.

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