Lisa Malone, CPA, MBA

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343 Foutch Drive, Cookeville, TN 38501


Lisa has 31 years experience in accounting in various settings including public accounting, healthcare, and manufacturing.

Her broad range of experience includes oversight and responsibility for general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable / billing, cost accounting, and budgets. She has implemented and assisted with setting up and training for numerous financial software systems. She has assisted many businesses with feasibility analyses related to new and existing lines of business. Lisa's experience includes tax planning and preparation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, LLCs, estates, trusts, and other entities. She is also experienced in assisting individuals and businesses with choosing appropriate retirement plans for their specific situations.

She is a Series 7 and Series 63 licensed Registered Representative with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) and her Masters Degree in Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.

She was a founding principal of Companion CPA Group, PC in 2000.

During her career, Lisa has been involved with the following professional organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA) Current Member of the State Council and Nominating Committee & Past Upper Cumberland Chapter President, Vice-President & Secretary
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association Former Advanced Member, Former Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP) - managed care

Volunteer and Community Activities:

  • Cookeville Rescue Mission
  • Upper Cumberland Educational Foundation
  • Putnam County Adult Literacy Council
  • Putnam County Habitat for Humanity
  • American Cancer Society
  • Girl Scouts
  • March of Dimes
  • United Way

Awards & Honors

  • 2002 Tennessee District, US Small Business Administration Small Business Accountant Advocate of the Year
  • 2002 HFMA Reeves Silver Merit Award
  • 2001 HFMA Helen M. Yerger Award for Outstanding Performance in Member Service
  • 1996 HFMA Follmer Bronze Merit Award
  • 1992 BPW Young Careerist Award