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Patterson School of Accountancy
University of Mississippi

 

 

 

 

Ms. Sharon Grissom

317 Conner

(662) 915-3982

sdgriss1@go.olemiss.edu

Sharon Grissom, is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi.

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Ms. Erika DeVore

318 Conner

(662) 915-5266

edevore@go.olemiss.edu

Mrs. Erika DeVore, CPA is currently a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. She received both her Bachelors of Science (Area in Accounting) and Masters of Business Administration (Area in Accounting) from Murray State University in Murray, KY.  Erika is a licensed CPA in the state of Kentucky. Erika worked 4 years in auditing private sector clients at LBMC, PC out of Nashville, TN before deciding to pursue her Ph.D.

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Mr. Matt Oakes

318 Conner

(662) 915-5266

mhoakes@go.olemiss.edu

Mr. Matthew Oakes, CPA is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at The University of Alabama in 2017 and a Master of Accountancy at Louisiana Tech University in 2018.  Matthew worked in public accounting with Deloitte and Touche for two years in Houston, TX before deciding to pursue a Ph.D. Matthew is a licensed CPA through the state of Louisiana.

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Mr. Derek W. Henrichs

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

dhenrich@go.olemiss.edu

Derek Henrichs, CPA (TN-Inactive), is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. He received his undergraduate degree as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2009. Derek went on to work as an internal auditor at the HCA Healthcare in Nashville, TN before returning to school at the University of South Carolina to receive his Master’s of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2013. He went on to become a Visiting Instructor at Erskine College (SC) in 2016 and receive a Master’s of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University in 2019. While teaching at Erskine, Derek and his wife, Lindsay, recognized their calling to move to Oxford to pursue a PhD in Accounting. Derek and Lindsay have two sons, Jude and Thomas Ren.

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johnson-erinMs. Erin Johnson

317 Conner

(662) 915-3982

erinmj@go.olemiss.edu

Ms. Erin Johnson, CPA, is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from Delta State University and her Master of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi. Erin worked in public accounting for two years and in corporate accounting for a private company for over four years in Nashville, TN before deciding to pursue a Ph.D.

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Mr. Garrison LaDuca

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

gladuca@go.olemiss.edu

Mr. Garrison LaDuca, CPA is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting Major) and Masters of Accountancy from Samford University in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Garrison worked in public accounting with Pricewaterhouse Coopers for three years in Birmingham, AL before deciding to pursue a Ph.D.

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Mr. Drew McIlwain

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

abmcilwa@go.olemiss.edu

Mr. Andrew B. “Drew” McIlwain, CPA, MBA is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. He received his Bachelor of Accountancy, as well as his and Masters of Business Administration, from The University of Mississippi. Drew has 12+ years of experience in both the public and private sectors providing tax and advisory services for clients across the U.S. He is a dually licensed CPA in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. During this time he also worked as an adjunct professor, teaching Accounting Principles, for the University of Memphis before deciding to pursue his Ph.D. Together with his wife, Edi, they share four children Olivia, Beckett, Lawes, and Bette Stone. His research interests include various topics spanning the accounting and taxation disciplines.

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Mr. Kyle Outlaw

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

koutlaw@go.olemiss.edu

Mr. Kyle Outlaw, CPA is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. He received the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Business Administration at Arkansas State University 2014 and 2016, respectively. Kyle worked in the audit department of a large regional public accounting firm in Little Rock, Arkansas for two years before moving to Oxford to pursue a Ph.D. in Accountancy. Kyle is a licensed CPA through the state of Arkansas.

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Ms. Tina Owens

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

towens2@go.olemiss.edu

Ms. Tina Owens, CPA is currently a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. She received both her Bachelor of Administration in Accountancy and her Master of Accountancy from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA. Tina is a licensed CPA in the state of Georgia and worked at a local public accounting firm in Georgia before deciding to pursue her Ph.D. in Accountancy at Ole Miss.

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Ms. LaToya Flint

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

lflint@go.olemiss.edu
LaToya Flint, CPA, CIA, is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of Alabama and her Master of Accountancy degree from The University of Notre Dame. LaToya had 10+ years of varied audit experience including Big 4 assurance and advisory services, internal audit, and audit talent management before deciding to pursue a Ph.D. She is a licensed CPA through the state of Alabama. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor. Her research interests involve a variety of audit topics. LaToya currently teaches a Principles of Accounting course to undergraduates at the University of Mississippi.

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Mr. Brett Patterson

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

bapatter@go.olemiss.edu

Brett Patterson is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi.

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Ms. Brandi Holley

101 Conner

(662) 915-5754

blholley@go.olemiss.edu

Brandi Holley, CPA is a doctoral student in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and her Master of Taxation from the University of Mississippi. Brandi worked in public accounting in Oxford, MS and Nashville, TN for a total of seven years and in the non-profit sector for two years before deciding to pursue a Ph.D.

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