May 20, 2014—Chad Porter, CPA, CFE and Partner with Smith Marion & Co. has been appointed a committee member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs.  TSCPA was established in 1978 and is the official representative of the CPA occupation in Tennessee. Porter will volunteer on the Peer Review Committee for the TSCPA starting in June 2014.  The Peer Review Program is put on by TSCPA to assist accounting and auditing firms in Tennessee, by administering the peer review process.  The Tennessee Society of CPAs uses peer networking, educational opportunities, legislative activities and other member services to strengthen the member’s career.

Porter graduated in 1996 from Cal State San Bernardino with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting. He has worked for Smith Marion & Co. since May of 1996. Porter is a Certified Fraud Examiner, he specializes in audits of HUD funded organizations and housing authorities, audits of tax credit properties, audits of California Department of Education child care organizations and Single Audit (A-133) of federally funded organizations.