ABOUT ANDREA LOCKHART
Experienced Tax, Accounting, And Audit Professional
Andrea is the Owner of Advisory CPA Group. She is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the state of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from North Carolina A&T State University of Greensboro, NC. She is an experienced tax, accounting, and audit professional with over 25 years of public and private industry experience. Andrea began her career as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP in Atlanta. She further enhanced her auditing skills as an internal auditor for Coca Cola Enterprises traveling across the United States, Canada, and Europe primarily focusing on operations, internal controls, and productivity. After spending several years in auditing Andrea transitioned into finance and accounting. She became the Assistant Vice-President of a leading global consumer and commercial information solutions company overseeing all compliance and reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Andrea spent five years as a Controller of a major international corporation that grossed $25 million in revenue overseeing all tax and accounting related functions.
Over the last 14 years, 11 of which while working full-time, Andrea operated her own tax and accounting practice providing tax preparation, bookkeeping, compilation, and review services to small businesses and individuals. As an entrepreneur, Andrea understands the challenges business owners face and has helped them meet those challenges head on. It was through these interactions that Andrea realized her clients needed a CPA who could also serve as their trusted business advisor in all aspects of their business. As a result, in January 2018 she rebranded her Company with a name change to Advisory CPA Group to better reflect the services she provides her clients. As Chief Executive Officer Andrea helps her clients put their goals into actions.
We take a holistic view of the client’s operations. We investigate, explore and actively listen to the client to determine what the client needs rather than what we can provide. We take the client on a journey of discovery to find the words to describe their issues, challenges, and advice needed.