Principal Member Julie Ayers, CPA has been named as one of the honorees for The Mecklenburg Times’ 2016 50 Most Influential Women. Julie’s leadership and professionalism made her stand out among scores of nominees.
At LBA Haynes Strand, Julie has helped lead the firm through a number of mergers and acquisitions, that have turned LBA Haynes Strand into one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the Charlotte region. In addition, Julie is head of the tax and charter school accounting departments at the Firm.
“To be mentioned as one of The 50 Most Influential Women is an enormous achievement for me,” says Ayers. “I am proud of the work I have done at LBA Haynes Strand, proud of the work the team has done at LBA Haynes Strand, and proud of my involvement with the women business community over the past 8 years – where I have learned so much and made such amazing connections.”
The 50 Most Influential Women will be honored during an awards reception on Friday, May 20th at the Hilton Charlotte Center City. Also during the event, the Woman of the Year honoree will be announced. This special award will be kept top secret until the announcement and will be selected from the 2016 class of honorees.