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Brianne Smith

Ms. Brianne Smith, CPA, PFS, ABV.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact

Phone Number: (334) 833-4544
Office and/or Address: Wilson Center, Room 203

Education

  • Ph.D. (Pending), Financial and Retirement Planning, The American College, Byrn Mawr, PA
  • Master of Business Administration, Auburn Montgomery; Focus: Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration; University of Alabama; Major: Accounting; Minor: English

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATION

Smith, B. (forthcoming). “The Life-Cycle and Character of Crypto-Assets: A Framework for Regulation and Investor Protection.” Journal of Accounting and Finance. 19(1).

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“If I had a Million $: An Account of the Human (Financial) Condition.” What It Means to be Human Mini-Conference. Huntingdon College. October 2018.  

Simulating Stock and Cryptocurrency Student Investing Activities in Financial Accounting and Taxation Courses.” Teaching and Technology Workshop to be given at the American Accounting Association (AAA) Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting in August 2018.

“Me, Myself and Money: 2018 Financial Decisions for the Dual-Self.” 2018 Spring Professional Development Training Conference. Association of Government Accountants. Montgomery, AL. May 2018.

“Risk Tolerance and Financial Decisions in Divorce.” Social Justice Mini-Conference. Huntingdon College. November 2017.

INVITED TALKS

“Three Barriers to Financial Independence for Women.” Chi Omega Sorority. Huntingdon College. September 2018.  

“Taxes for Realtors: Update on the New Tax Law, Retirement Planning and Cryptocurrency.” River Region Realty Group, LLC. Montgomery, AL. April 2018.

“Financial Independence for Women.” Phi Mu Fraternity. Huntingdon College. February 2018.

“Taxes for Realtors: Update on the New Tax Law, Retirement Planning and Cryptocurrency.” Women’s Council of Realtors. February 2018.

“Special Tax Topics.” Financial Peace University. Frazer United Methodist Church. October 2017.

“Why Does the Balance Sheet Matter?” Board of Trustees Retreat. Huntingdon College. May 2017.

“Financial Literacy for College Students.” Financial Literacy Workshop. Huntingdon College. April 2017.

AWARDS

Winn and Gordon Chappell Academic Enrichment Award for excellence in teaching. Huntingdon College. April 2018.

‘Standing Ovation’ Award for Top Young CPA in Personal Financial Planning. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. June 2017.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Accounting Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
Montgomery Estate Planning Council

Biography

Brianne Smith joined the Huntingdon faculty in 2014 as an assistant professor of accounting. Prior to teaching, she served as a CPA and manager with Warren Averett, LLC, in Montgomery. She earned Personal Financial Planning Specialist certification in 2012 and has specialized in tax planning and compliance, and estate and financial planning for high net worth individuals. Ms. Smith is a past president for the Montgomery Chapter Alabama Society of CPAs, a member and board member of the Montgomery Estate Planning Council, and chairman of the Charitable Trust Board, Frazer United Methodist Church. She served on the ASCPA Board of Directors for two years. She has published articles in Central Alabama Business Journal, Montgomery Business Journal, Montgomery Parents, Journey Magazine, RSVP Montgomery, Leading Edge Magazine, and Frazer Family News.

Departments

Academics, Business and Accounting

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