Hancock Askew & Co. Admits Two Partners

Allen Akins

Allen Akins

Savannah, Ga.-based Hancock Askew & Co. (FY17 net revenue of $14.5 million) has admitted Allen Akins and Greg Ameden to the partnership.

MP Michael McCarthy says, “Succession planning is a priority at our firm and promotions like these are key to the future of the firm. We are very pleased with these additions and we look forward to many years of continued work together for our clients, community and our employees.”

Ameden is now a partner in the Atlanta office and has more than 15 years of experience working in various information technology environments. He leads the firm’s IT-related internal audit, risk advisory and System and Organization Controls (SOC) reporting service. In his role, he helps clients identify and evaluate IT risk, implement cost-effective controls and monitoring strategies, improve execution and performance, and provide assurance to their customers and other external parties.

Greg Ameden

Greg Ameden

Akins is now a partner in the Savannah office. He joined Hancock Askew in 2006 and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. His primary focus is auditing financial statements of businesses for a variety of industries, including both publicly traded and privately held companies. He is also a certified valuation analyst and performs business valuation and transaction advisory services and has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax valuations, buy-sell agreements, purchase price allocations and impairment tests.