Draffin & Tucker Admits New Partners

Jeff Askey

Jeff Askey

Albany, Ga.-based Draffin & Tucker LLP (FY16 net revenue of $13.5 million) admitted two new partners to the firm, Jeff Askey and Sarah Dekutowski effective July 1, 2017.

During his time at Draffin & Tucker, Askey has been an integral part of the firm’s health care practice while focusing his efforts on Medicare and Medicaid health care reimbursement matters, cost report preparation and reopenings, provider-enrollment assistance, compliance reporting and health care operational consulting. As the firm continues to enhance its position in the health care market, Askey’s objectives will be to expand the firm’s reimbursement department, develop expanded service-line offerings and optimize how the firm’s health care staffing and resources are being utilized. Askey is based in the Albany, Georgia office.

“In today’s competitive market, sometimes the only differentiator for CPA firms is the level of customer service and commitment brought by a firm to its clients,” says Askey. “As evidenced by more than 65 years as a regional CPA firm, Draffin & Tucker has combined outstanding quality and unsurpassed customer service. As a partner, I wish to continue this tradition to our clients as well as develop the next generation of accountants who share in our core beliefs.”

Sarah Dekutowski

Sarah Dekutowski

Dekutowski, based in the Atlanta office, spent 20 years in the health care industry and has utilized her experience to assist clients in a variety of areas including: finance and accounting operations, revenue cycle evaluations, physician needs assessments, compliance, forensic accounting and litigation support. She has been instrumental in the development of the firm’s operational consulting initiative, resource solutions.

“Draffin & Tucker has significant technical knowledge and expertise to work side-by-side with organizations to address the challenges and opportunities in today’s changing marketplace,” says Dekutowski. “With Draffin & Tucker’s long-standing commitment to the success of its clients, I look forward to working with healthcare organizations and other businesses to help them tackle issues, make improvements and achieve their goals.”

“Jeff and Sarah each offer specialized skills that allow us to continue to deliver quality services to the healthcare and business community,” says Jeff Wright, MP.