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College of Business Names 2016 Alumni Fellow

11-4-16 - Jan Lewis was recently selected as 2016 Alumni Fellow for the College of Business.

Jan Lewis is a Tax Partner with Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC in Jackson, MS. Her responsibilities include income and estate tax planning, research, and compliance for individual and business clients. Her areas of practice include healthcare, oil & gas, construction and real estate. She has taught continuing education classes throughout Mississippi and nationwide in the areas of income tax planning, business tax matters, and S Corporation tax issues, and has given presentations on financial literacy, current tax policy, and other tax issues to various groups across Mississippi.

She is active in the Mississippi Society of CPAs, having served on the MSCPA Board of Governors, and as President of the Society. She has previously served as an officer of the Society’s Central Chapter, and as a trustee of the Mississippi Tax Institute. Lewis is a member of the MSCPA's Long Range Planning Committee and the MSCPA's Young CPAs Liaison Committee, and was recently elected as an at-large member of the MSCPA's Board of Governors. She has served as the MSCPA’s elected representative to the AICPA Council, and has served on the AICPA Life Insurance and Disability Plans Committee. She is currently chair of the AICPA's Tax Practice and Procedures Committee.

Lewis is a native of Jackson, MS, and a 1985 summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University. She is a member and past chairperson of the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Advisory Board at MSU. She was chosen as MSU Beta Alpha Psi Alumnus of the Year in 2000.

She is active in her community, serving as a board member of the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson. Lewis attends Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, MS. She and her husband, John, live in Jackson with their dogs, Griffin, Annie and Connie.

Jan Lewis will be recognized for her commitment to the College of Business during a reception on Friday, November 4, 2016.

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