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Machen McChesney announces new Chief Operating Officer

Machen McChesney, one of the region's leading CPA and business advisory firms, is pleased to announce Reid B. Gavin, AuD, MBA, has been named the firm's new Chief Operating Officer. 

Reid Gavin, AuD, MBA

A senior executive with 15 years of experience, Reid excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth. Throughout his career, he has held executive roles in operations, quality assurance, and business development in various medical provider establishments. 

Reid has a strong track record of challenging organizations to achieve their potential. As Machen McChesney continues to evolve and grow, Reid's operations expertise will be key in accomplishing our goals to better serve clients, recruit and retain top talent, and positively impact our communities.

Reid obtained his MBA from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, his Doctorate in Audiology from Auburn University, and his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Auburn University.

We are excited to have Reid officially join Machen McChesney, said Michael D. Machen, CPA, CVA, the firm's managing partner. "He complements our high-performance culture, and his impressive execution of achieving results makes him the perfect choice to lead operations as we continue to grow and "Return Value."

About Machen McChesney:

Machen McChesney, a CPA and business advisory firm, has a 69-year history of Returning Value to its individual and business clients, friends, and community. The firm has offices in Auburn and Montgomery, Alabama, with 52 professionals and staff members. The firm offers comprehensive services, which include accounting and outsourcingaudit and assurancebusiness advisorybusiness valuationestate and trust taxfamily office and elder careindividual and business tax, industry specialization, international tax, and wealth management.

Machen McChesney is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms. For more information about Machen McChesney, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit