Résumé of Amy B. Tynes, CPA, CFE, CGMA – Partner
Amy Tynes joined our firm in August 2001. She graduated from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in December 1996. Throughout college, she worked as a dispatcher at the University’s airport, as an accounting tutor, and in retail clothing. She also performed with the Rapides Symphony Orchestra and Natchitoches/Northwestern Symphony Orchestra playing the cello. Amy was involved in Beta Gamma Psi, Alpha Lambda Delta, and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies.
After college, she worked as head accountant of a mid-size public housing authority for three years. Since joining the firm, Amy has increased her accounting and auditing knowledge in the governmental industry. She has become proficient in the Governmental Auditing Standards, OMB Compliance Supplements, Uniform Guidance, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations and HUD reporting. Additionally, Amy has led governmental and auditing seminars for various organizations such as the Louisiana Association of School Business Officials, Government Finance Officers Association of Louisiana and Louisiana Housing Council.
Amy completed the CPA exam in December 2005 . Amy became a partner in the firm on October 1, 2008 with the designation of the Audit Quality Partner. Additionally, Amy completed the requirements to become a Certified Fraud Examiner in April 2014. She obtained the Advanced Single Audit Certification in April 2017
Amy enjoys playing the cello, hunting, playing sports, and spending time with her family.
Louisiana Associations of School of Business Officials
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
Government Finance Officers Association of Louisiana
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Government Accounting & Auditing Committee – current member
Accounting & Auditing Standards Committee – past member