Nail McKinney Announces Promotions and New Hire


Nail McKinney Professional Association, a public accounting, assurance and tax services firm headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, is pleased to announce several promotions and welcomes Samantha Weatherford, CPA to the firm.

Joshua “Josh” Hutcheson, CPA, Matthew Oaks, CPA and Jon Pernell, CPA have been promoted to Manager.  Josh, a 2007 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Master of Taxation, specializes in corporate and partnership tax services.  He and his wife, Kelly and their children, Graham and Clayton, reside in Tupelo. Matthew, a 2007 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Master of Taxation, specializes in assurance services, including financial institution, manufacturing and publication areas of practice.  He and his wife, Jessi reside in Tupelo.  Jon, a 2002 graduate of Delta State University with a Bachelor of Accountancy, specializes in assurance with areas of practice in manufacturing and employee benefits.  He and his wife, Casey, reside in Tupelo.

Hollie Ballard, CPA, Charles “Chase” Farmer, IV, CPA, and Ryan Rhea, CPA have been promoted to Senior Accountant.  Hollie, a 2013 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Master of Taxation, specializes in assurance services with areas of practice in manufacturing and employee benefits.  She and her husband, Carl, reside in Shannon.  Chase, a 2007 graduate of the Mississippi University for Women with a BS in Accounting, specializes in corporate, partnership and individual tax services.  He and his wife, Shelley and their children, Charlie and Maggie, reside in Tupelo. Ryan, a 2014 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Master of Professional Accountancy, specializes in assurance, including financial institution, manufacturing and publication areas of practice.

Samantha Weatherford, CPA joined Nail McKinney PA on February 6, 2018.  With over 5 years of public accounting experience in a Memphis firm, Samantha will specialize in corporate, partnership and individual income tax service. She and her husband, Bradley and their daughter, June, reside in Tupelo.