Congratulations to Michael Wilson, Mindy Reed, and Natalie Giesen on becoming Tidwell Group’s Newest Partners

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., August 2, 2023 – Tidwell Group, a top 120 largest accounting and consulting firm in the US, proudly announces the appointment of Natalie Giesen, Mindy Reed, and Michael Wilson as the firm’s newest Partners. Their inclusion in the partnership is a significant achievement for these talented young professionals and shows their dedication to putting clients first.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Natalie, Mindy, and Michael join us as Partners at Tidwell Group,” said J. Barry Tidwell, CPA, CVA, our National Managing Partner. “Their remarkable skillsets and diverse backgrounds are a true testament to our firm’s unwavering commitment to gathering the finest professionals in the industry. Working together, we’ll keep raising the bar for our services, always striving for excellence in everything we do.”


Natalie Giesen, CPA is an Assurance Partner in the Birmingham office of Tidwell Group and has over fifteen years of experience, with nine of those being in public accounting. She specializes in the real estate industry with an emphasis on affordable housing, including low-income housing tax credits, USDA / Rural Development projects, and HUD-assisted projects. She also has experience with real estate development engagements, including assisting clients with cost certifications and a variety of other required reports.

Natalie received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is licensed as a certified public accountant in Alabama.


Mindy Reed, CPA CCIFP is an Assurance Partner in Tidwell Group’s Birmingham office. She has over eighteen years of experience in public accounting. Mindy specializes in the construction and real estate industries, with an emphasis on construction contractors, including general contractors and specialty subcontractors, home builders, as well as low-income housing tax credit projects and HUD-assisted projects. She also offers extensive experience with employee benefit plans and required regulatory filings.

Mindy received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University. Mindy is licensed as both a certified public accountant in Alabama and a construction industry financial professional.


Michael L. Wilson, CPA is an Assurance and Consulting Partner in Tidwell Group’s Johns Creek office. He has over ten years of experience in public and real estate accounting, with an emphasis on audit and advisory services for real estate partnerships financed by the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, including audit requirements prescribed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He specializes in advising LIHTC partnerships through all aspects of a development life cycle, including final cost certifications, financial forecasts and projections, and exit strategies.

Michael received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Finance, from the University of Georgia. Professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He is registered as Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia.

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