HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Cole to their professional team.

Cole joins the HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing with him more than three decades of experience. A professional in the field since 1986, Cole has served in a variety of roles, including multiple tenures as a CFO, Director of Finance, Region Vice President/Controller, and Manager of Reporting. His expertise lies in strategic planning and personnel development.

“I am very excited to welcome Mike to the HCJ team,” said Karen Garrett, CPA, Managing Partner of HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC. “The vast experience and technical know-how that he brings are incredibly valuable. I look forward to working with him and seeing how he applies his knowledge in pursuit of the continued success of HCJ.”

In 1986, Cole graduated from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. A decade later, he returned to his studies, earning a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas – Little Rock in 1999. He remains involved with his alma maters via the Arkansas Alumni Association and the University of Arkansas – Little Rock Alumni Association. Professionally, Cole is affiliated with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ARCPA). A native of Little Rock, Cole currently lives in the city with his wife, Mary Jane, and their dog, Ellie.