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Executive Director – Tim Montgomery, CPA

The Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy (ASBPA) is proud to announce the hiring Tim Montgomery as its new director, replacing the outgoing Jimmy Corley.

            Tim brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of accounting and public policy. As an investigator for the ASBPA, he has been a key player in ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations and has worked tirelessly to protect the interests of both the profession and the public.  

            In his new role as director of the ASBPA, Mr. Montgomery will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the board’s operations. This includes ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, managing the board’s budget, and developing and implementing policies that promote the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior among the state’s accounting professionals.

            “I’m excited about the opportunity to serve as ASBPA’s director and am committed to ensuring that the board continues to be a leader in the field of accounting regulation,” said Tim Montgomery. “I’m eager to work with the board’s members and staff to build on the successes of the past and chart a course for the future that promotes innovation, transparency, and excellence in the field of accounting.”

 The ASBPA is confident that Montgomery’s extensive experience, coupled with his deep commitment to the profession and the public, will make him an excellent leader for the board. It looks forward to working with him in the years ahead as it continues to uphold the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in the field of accounting.

            Montgomery joined the ASBPA as an investigator in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Houston – Downtown where he earned a BBA in Accounting in 1992 and passed the CPA exam in 1993. During his career, Montgomery has served as the Internal Auditor for USABLE Life in Little Rock, Accounting Manager for Airborne Nacelle Services in Hot Springs, Comptroller for a supply company in Pencil Bluff, an Internal Audit and SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) Compliance Consultant, and the Internal Audit Director for Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He lives in Cabot, Arkansas with his wife Charlotte. They have four children, three daughters-in-law, and two grandsons.

Investigator – Dale Edge, CPA

Dale has been with the Board since February of 2003 and is from Bethany, Oklahoma.  He now lives in North Little Rock. Dale would like you to know that the Board Staff is here to help; and, if you receive a communication requesting a response, please do not ignore it. Contact Dale if you have questions regarding Accountancy Law or Board Rules. Dale’s preferred method of contact is e-mail.

Investigator – Vacant

Licensing Specialist – Kathrine Stone

Kathrine joined the staff as the Licensing Specialist in December of 2020.  Contact Kathrine if you have questions concerning CPA licensure, CPA firm licensure, Practice Review, Peer Review, or Quality Review.

Exam and Registration Specialist – Mary Roberts

Mary has been with the Board since October 2018. Contact Mary if you have questions concerning the CPA exam or your CPA exam application. Mary’s preferred method of contact is email.

CPE Coordinator – Jessica Lewis

Jessica joined the Board in October 2021. If you have questions concerning Continuing Professional Education, (CPE) please contact her.

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