L. S. King & Associates, P.C. is comprised of a staff of trained professionals who have been serving privately held businesses since 1970. Our professionals have extensive experience in tax, audit, and business consulting services. By incorporating the latest in technology into our audit, consulting, and tax practice, we are able to provide our clients with timely and accurate financial reports, as well as, a full scope of consulting, tax preparation, and planning services.
Our clients represent a broad spectrum of business interests located primarily in the Atlanta and North Georgia areas. The client is always the most important person in our office and our team of trained professionals stands ready to promptly respond to each client's individual needs. Person to person service is the foundation of our practice.
The following information provides lists of the services we offer, the types of businesses we serve, and the key personnel of our firm.
Key Personnel and Responsibilities
Larry S. King, C.P.A.
Larry King oversees all client services provided by the firm. He focuses on providing tax services, estate planning, merger and acquisition services, and business consultation services. Before beginning his own practice, he was employed by Deloitte & Touche (formerly Touche Ross & Company.)
Larry received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Amanda H. Banks, C.P.A.
Mandy Banks manages the firm's audit, review, and accounting services. She has worked in public accounting since 2002. Prior to public accounting, she was employed by Ellijay Telephone Company.
Mandy graduated magna cum laude from North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega, Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting in 2001. She received a Master of Business Administration degree in 2005 from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Crystal M. Pennyman
Crystal Pennyman is a staff accountant providing audit, review, tax and accounting services in the Atlanta Office. She also provides QuickBooks and Peachtree Accounting software assistance to various clients.
Crystal graduated from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. She has worked in the public accounting industry since 2001.
Janna H. Teague
Janna Teague is a staff accountant in the Ellijay office. She provides accounting write-up services, payroll tax preparation, sales tax preparation, as well as assistance with audit, review, tax and other accounting services. She also provides QuickBooks services to various clients.
Janna graduated cum laude from North Georgia College and State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and has been with the firm since 2005.
Barbara S. Cooper, E.A.
Barbara S. Cooper is an Enrolled Agent of the Internal Revenue Service responsible for tax research, tax preparation, and computer services. She has over twenty years of business experience including computer systems and software applications, human resources, documentation, and tax services.
Barbara graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She has also attended Mercer University and Georgia State University.
Marilyn Kay Elliott
Kay Elliott serves as Office Manager of L. S. King & Associates, P.C. She has been with the firm over twenty years. Kay is responsible for accounting write-up services, payroll tax preparation, sales tax preparation, and income tax preparation. Before joining L. S. King & Associates, P.C. she was associated with the accounting firm of Ross Lane & Company (formerly A.M. Pullen & Company).
Kay attended Clayton State College.