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LeighAnn Costley CPA

Tax Partner

404.573.4130
Atlanta, GA
Services
Individual Tax, Personal Financial Services, Tax, Tax Credits and Incentives,
Industries
Family Office, Manufacturing & Distribution, Professional Services, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Services,

Experience

As a Tax Partner at Frazier & Deeter, LeighAnn Costley focuses on tax strategy and compliance services for closely held businesses, corporate executives and other high net worth individuals, as well as multiple generation family entities and trusts. She specializes in providing tax planning opportunities to minimize corporate, fiduciary and personal income tax liabilities. She also consults on estate and gift tax planning, charitable planning and business succession planning.

LeighAnn brings her corporate clients more than 20 years of tax experience in the manufacturing, real estate, construction, technology and professional services industries. Within these industries, she has served a broad range of publicly traded and privately-held companies.

As one of the co-chairs of Frazier & Deeter’s Women’s Initiative, LeighAnn is actively involved in planning and delivering thought leadership events for female executives and business owners in the community. She also supports internal and external programs to help women achieve their professional development and financial objectives. Frazier & Deeter has been named a Top Ten Firm for Women in the United States by the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance.

Prior to joining the firm, LeighAnn was a Principal with UHY Advisors and previously was a Director with Deloitte.

Honors and Awards

  • Boy and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta 2016 “Year of the G.I.R.L.” Award
  • Leadership Atlanta Class of 2013
  • Philanthropic Leader of Tomorrow 2012
  • Executive Women of Goizueta 2010 “Guiding Star” award
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2009 “Up & Comers” award

Professional and Civic Organizations

Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
National Next 20 Tax Leadership Group
Kate’s Club, Inc. – Advisory Board, Board of Directors (2005-2011)
Alliance Theater – Board of Directors

Education

Masters of Taxation, Walsh College, Troy, Michigan, 2002.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1994