MHCS Shareholder, Jim Smith, Reappointed to Iowa Accountancy Examining Board

WINTERSET, Iowa (June 17, 2020) – McGowen Hurst Clark Smith (MHCS) Shareholder, Jim Smith, CPA, was reappointed to the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board by Gov. Kim Reynolds. This appointment was confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 2020. This will be Jim’s second three-year term on the board, and he will serve as the chairman of the board this year.

Jim Smith has been with MHCS since June 1987 as the Shareholder in the firm’s Winterset office. During his time with the firm, Jim has been involved in both the accounting profession and the community. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, a member and past president of the Iowa Society of CPAs, and remains active within the Winterset community. Jim serves as the Treasurer of Madison County Development Group and Endowment Committee Chair of Madison County Museum. He is also a member of the Winterset Lion’s Club, Optimist Club and is the Vice President and board member of Winterset Alumni Association.

The Iowa Accountancy Examining Board oversees compliance and quality of accountancy in the state of Iowa to ensure quality service to clients. The eight-member board consists of five CPAs, two public members, and one licensed public accountant. All members must be appointed by the Governor.