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What’s New at Machen McChesney August 2020

Coronavirus Update:

During the coronavirus outbreak, the safety and well-being of our employees and clients is always our priority. We understand that this outbreak has affected many of us in our everyday life and we also understand the critical role we have in keeping you updated with the knowledge that can help mitigate the impact it will have on you individually or your business. We have created a link on our website that we will continue to update as information is obtained that is relevant and will help solve problems and assist with solutions. We will continue to actively monitor the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation and will continue to send out communication as it applies to you. You can find all of our information by following this link.

Stay safe and healthy!


New Staff Members:


Lance Meacham

Lance Meacham joined Machen McChesney in February 2020 as an intern. He is currently a staff accountant with a primary focus on individual and business tax, and auditing.

Lance holds a B.S. in Accounting from Auburn University.

Lance is an Ozark, AL native who enjoys playing guitar and golf in his free time. He also enjoys watching both Auburn and Major League baseball.




Eric Perry

Eric Perry joined Machen McChesney in February 2020 as an intern. He is currently a staff accountant  and works primarily on individual and business tax and auditing.

Eric holds a B.S. in Accounting and a minor in Finance from Auburn University.

Eric and his wife live in Opelika. He enjoys spending time with his dogs, reading books, and watching Auburn sporting events.




Firm Recognition:

Machen McChesney was named a 2020 IPA 400 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting. Machen McChesney ranked number 384 out of 540 firms. IPA 100, 200, 300, and 400 firms are ranked by U.S. net revenues and are compiled by analyzing the more than 540 responses received this year for IPA’s Survey and Analysis of Firms. This is IPA’s 30th annual ranking of the largest accounting firms in the nation.








In the Community:

August 14, 2020: Machen McChesney sponsored the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, "Blessing of the City." At this time in our communities, solidarity and neighbors caring for one another are powerful in the midst of our challenging times.

We invite you to listen to the message.


August 18, 2020: Machen McChesney was a hole sponsor for the Opelika Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Golf Tournament.




August 12, 2020: Machen McChesney sponsored Sanford Middle School Volleyball Team.

August 19, 2020: Machen McChesney sponsored the Auburn High School Football Booster Club 2020.

Machen McChesney continues to sponsor:

Auburn, Opelika, and Sylacauga Chamber(s) of Commerce
Auburn High School athletic booster club(s)
Opelika High School athletic booster club
Auburn University Tip-Off Club
Auburn University Touchdown Club