Hometown: Clinton, MS
Education: Bachelor of Professional Accountancy from the University of Mississippi
Designations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Business Background/Experience: Worked in Public accounting as an auditor for 6 ½ years before employment with R&Y.
Specialty Areas: Accounting/Finance
With R&Y since: 1991
What do you like most about R&Y: The family atmosphere and the fact that everyone is an owner.
What R&Y memory(ies) stand out: Company outing at NorthRiver, Alabama and outing at Greg Maloney’s house when we all brought our children. Funny memory – I had to tell a female employee once to go home and change because she wore pants to work. We’ve come a long way!
Share a bit about your Family: Married to Hank Farris and we have two grown children, Katie and Brett.
Organizations/Community Activities: Involved in Women’s Bible Studies at Morrison Heights Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary of Clinton. Participates in volunteer projects for French Camp Academy and serving meals at Gateway.
What are your hobbies: running and watching Ole Miss sports!
Who is your Hero or Who do you admire most: Beth Moore
Favorite Quote: “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee, because he trusts in Thee.” Is. 26:3