St. George, UT, October 13, 2010 – Morris Peacock, managing partner of HintonBurdick CPAs & Advisors, announced today that Jeff Hunt, a graduate of Hurricane High School has been appointed manager of the firm’s Hurricane office.
Hunt joined HintonBurdick in 2007 upon earning an MBA degree from Southern Utah University with an emphasis in accounting. He had previously received a bachelor of business administration degree from Dixie State College, graduating cum laude. While there, he consistently earned a place on the Dean’s List and placed second in an international business competition. He passed the CPA exam in November 2009. Hunt is a 2001 graduate of Hurricane High School.
Speaking of the appointment, Peacock said, “We are pleased to be able to appoint someone of Jeff Hunt’s caliber to manage our Hurricane branch and especially pleased that he has a longstanding connection to the community. With HintonBurdick partner Philip Peine having partner oversight of the office and Jeff Hunt managing day-to-day operations, we feel that we have the best possible team in place to provide our Hurricane area clients with the first-rate customer service that has become our hallmark.”
“Jeff has specialized in individual, non-profit and business tax and brings a substantial experience to the office. He has also been active in providing businesses with accounting and consulting services” said Peacock. “In addition to managing the office, Jeff will coordinate with the over 40 HintonBurdick CPAs to provide a broad range of specialized services to the residents and businesses of the Hurricane Valley. The size of our firm has allowed our professional staff to specialize and as a result the firm is truly a full service CPA firm.”
Hunt’s is married to the former Becky Mitchell. They have a one-year-old son.
One of the largest accounting firms in the state of Utah, HintonBurdick provides accounting and audit services, litigation support, computer training and systems management, payroll services, tax planning and consulting services to clients in 47 states and some foreign countries. Offices are located in St. George, Cedar City, Hurricane, and Richfield, Utah, and in Mesquite, Nevada.