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Rushton Expands into West Georgia

Audit Manager Julie George to lead new location

Published Friday, June 5, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Ga.. (June 5, 2015) — Rushton, one of Northeast Georgia’s largest business accounting and consulting firms, has established an office in West Georgia to better serve its government and nonprofit clients in that region.

Based in Carrollton, Audit Manager Julie George, CPA, heads Rushton’s new West Georgia location which focuses on providing audits and improving operations for governments and nonprofit agencies in communities such as Carroll, Douglas, Heard, Haralson and Polk counties.

“We have a growing number of government and nonprofit audit clients in West Georgia,” Managing Partner Chris Hollifield said. “Establishing a presence in West Georgia will allow us to be more hands-on and closer to our clients. We are fortunate to have Julie George, an experienced auditor with ties to the area. She is a great addition to our firm.”

A certified public accountant, George has more than 15 years of experience performing financial statement audits for local governments, employee benefit plans and nonprofits in West Georgia. George is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is recently participated in the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy.

A graduate of the University of West Georgia, George, and her husband, Clay live in Carrollton. They have one son, David, 23. Away from work, she enjoys Zumba, reading and fishing and hunting with her family.

Founded in 1981, Rushton also provides businesses throughout North Georgia with a wide variety of accounting services including auditing, tax planning and return preparation, management consulting, payroll services and business valuation. Rushton is one of the area's largest business accounting firms with over 35 staff professionals. In addition to general business operations, Rushton offers financial expertise in a number of specific industry fields such as construction, agribusiness, government, healthcare, not-for-profit organizations, professional services, manufacturing and distribution. For more information, call 770-287-7800 or visit


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