Partner Profiles

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Mitchell E. Hamilton, CPA

Partner

Phone 501-268-5353

Fax 501-268-5351

Email mhamilton@hcs-cpa.com

Mitchell E. Hamilton is a lifelong resident of White County. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1977. While attending the University of Arkansas, Mitchell was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi national accounting fraternity. He has been actively engaged in the practice of public accounting for the last 42 years and served as Managing Partner for the firm from 1996 to 2012.

Mitchell is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves as chairman of the board of directors of Unity Health. He served as Chairman of the Searcy Planning Commission and on the board of directors for the Chamber of Commerce and Searcy Country Club.

Mitchell, although experienced in all facets of Public Accounting, emphasizes Estate, Trust, and Wealth Management services and the related reporting, planning and consulting fields.



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Jay W. Cherry, CPA

Managing Partner

Phone 501-268-5353

Fax 501-268-5351

Email jcherry@hcs-cpa.com

Jay W. Cherry was born and raised in El Dorado, AR. He and his family have been residents of Searcy, AR since 1991. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University in 1983. He has practiced in public accounting for all but two of his twenty plus years of accounting experience. The two years in private industry were spent as the Controller of a construction company. Although he has extensive experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing, consulting and tax with the various business and industry types as well as individuals, due to his background he has unique insight and perspective in the area of construction accounting.

Jay is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and he is currently a member of the Searcy Lions Club having served various offices in the club including President for the 1999-2000 fiscal year. He is currently serving on the Downtown Searcy Association Committee and has served in the past on committees associated with the United Way and the Searcy Chamber of Commerce.



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David L. Spradlin, CPA

Partner

Phone 501-268-5353

Fax 501-268-5351

Email dspradlin@hcs-cpa.com

David L. Spradlin was born and raised in Beebe, AR. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Central Arkansas in 1984. He has practiced in public accounting for eighteen years. He has experience in all aspects of accounting, consulting and tax with the various business and industry types as well as individuals.

David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and he is currently a member of the Searcy Rotary Club.


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Matthew B. Mandrell, CPA

Partner

Phone 501-268-5353

Fax 501-268-5351

Email mmandrell@hcs-cpa.com

Matt joined the firm in 2006 after working in the Little Rock and Fort Smith offices of BKD, LLP. Responsible for managing the overall activities of the assurance department, he serves as the firms accounting and audit director. In addition, Matt works in the area of income tax and represents a wide range of clients including agricultural, construction, real estate, retail, non-profit organizations, indivudual tax, trust and estates.

Matt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Arkansas Tech University. He received his CPA designation in 2007.

Matt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and he is currently a member and past President of the Searcy Kiwanis Club. He has also served as Treasurer and on the board of directors for the United Way of White County.