Employee Spotlight: Beth Terry

Beth Terry is soon to celebrate her first full year here at Sponsel CPA Group, as she joined the firm in November of 2021. As a Manager in the Audit & Assurance Services department, her duties include audits, compilations, reviews, 401(k) audits and agreed-upon procedures across a broad spectrum of industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Beth earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Dalton State College and a master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

In terms of her professional background, Beth has more than 12 years of experience in accounting and auditing, mostly in public accounting. Her career includes working among top 50 CPA firms, serving manufacturers, service providers, financial institutions and more. She also spent six years working in a boutique Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) audit practice, performing and managing retirement plan audits. She’s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Beth has served on the TSCPA EBP Conference Task Force since 2016. She was among the first CPAs to receive the AICPA Intermediate EBP’s Audit certificate in April 2016, subsequently attaining the AICPA Advanced Defined Contribution Benefit Plans Audit certificate in October 2017.

When she’s not engaged in client assignments, you’re likely to find Beth spending time with her dog, hiking or reading.