Congratulations 2021 BRIDGE Award Winners

Tidwell Group, LLC, is excited to announce the 2021 BRIDGE Award winners. Each year, we recognize those employees that go above and beyond their regular duties to exceed the firm’s and our clients’ expectations.

“It is an absolute privilege to have these fine people on our team,”

said J. Barry Tidwell, National Managing Partner. “It’s hard to express just how much you are all valued at Tidwell Group. Thank you for making us better each day.”

The Overall BRIDGE Award is awarded to the professionals that exhibit all the firm’s Core Principles of BRIDGE that are essential to our success. Their commitment to these values in both words and actions builds a stronger, healthier Tidwell Group benefitting the Affordable Housing industry, our employees, and our clients.

Congratulations to all the 2021 BRIDGE Award winners! To learn more about our Core Principles, click here.

Atlanta Overall BRIDGE Award Recipient
Margie Jimerson, CPA

“Margie Jimerson is the epitome of someone who guides her career by the firm’s overlying BRIDGE principles on a daily basis,”

said Joshua D. Northcutt, Greater Atlanta Offices Managing Partner. “She is a mentor who develops and guides those that work for her. She treats her team members and clients with the upmost respect and always demonstrates the highest level of integrity. Margie’s work product and client service exudes excellence. And finally, she balances her life with meaningful time with her husband and family while trying to enjoy Auburn football. We are very proud of Margie winning the Atlanta office 2021 Overall BRIDGE award.”

Atlanta Individual Core Principle Recipients

  • Balance – Natalie Givianpour, CPA
  • Respect – Jacob Frate, CPA
  • Integrity – Colton Ray
  • Diversity – Farrah Ameri
  • Guidance – Christopher McDonald, CPA
  • Excellence – Jessica Smith, CPA

Birmingham Overall BRIDGE Award Recipient
Josh Chaffin, CPA

“Josh Chaffin is a valuable part of our team with his attention to detail and determination to see Tidwell Group succeed and grow,”

said Joel T. McDowell, Birmingham Office Managing Partner. “Josh’s hard work and positive attitude is an inspiration to everyone around him. He has proven to be a fantastic resource to the firm. I couldn’t be prouder to recognize him as the Birmingham office 2021 Overall BRIDGE Award winner and expect many great things from Josh in the years to come.”

Birmingham Individual Core Principle Recipients

  • Balance – Christopher Marston, CPA
  • Respect – Dex Carlisle
  • Integrity – Mohammed Alzahrani
  • Diversity – Lam Wang
  • Guidance – Alison Fairweather
  • Excellence – Jacob Jerrell

Columbus Overall Bridge Award Recipient
Bethany Wagner, CPA

“I have had the opportunity to work with Bethany for the last 15 years,”

said Todd Fentress, Columbus Office Managing Partner. “Bethany has grown into such an amazing manager and mentor for all those in the tax department. The future of Tidwell Group is bright with professionals like her on our team.”

Columbus Individual Core Principle Recipients

  • Balance – Thomas Bookheimer
  • Respect – Justin Dearth
  • Integrity – Danielle Johnson
  • Diversity – Josh Leach
  • Guidance – Jen Warren
  • Excellence – Samantha Watts
Employee Spotlight: Rob O’Neal, CPA
Partner Spotlight: Bart W. Parry

About Tidwell Group LLC

If you are a developer, construction firm owner/operator, or a leader in affordable housing or commercial real estate, Tidwell Group delivers your solutions for audit and assurance, and tax and business consulting. Learn about the people, approaches, and core principles that make Tidwell Group a preferred advisor and employer for your long-term success.

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