ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Yelton, principal, has been appointed as the head of the Tax Practice at Windham Brannon, a leading provider of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services. In his role, he will oversee the tax teams across all business segments of the firm.
Yelton, who lead Windham Brannon's Restaurant and Franchise Services practice to record growth last year, has been with the firm since 1997. Rich has been an integral member of the tax practice primarily serving large, closely-held businesses with operations in multiple states and countries.
"Rich's genuine and collaborative leadership style will allow the tax team continued success in the development of our people and the strategic growth of our Tax Practice," said Heidi LaMarca, managing partner, Windham Brannon. "Rich will continue to drive our focus on areas of specialization and providing outstanding service to our clients."
Prior to joining Windham Brannon, Yelton worked for KPMG where his focus was on international income tax compliance and planning. He holds a Masters of Taxation degree from Georgia State University, a Bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton, and is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA), Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA), and the International Franchise Association (IFA).
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