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Joel Black, CPA
Partner

Mauldin & Jenkins

Joel M. Black is a certified public accountant and partner with Mauldin & Jenkins CPA’s (with offices in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Joel M. Black is a certified public accountant and partner with Mauldin & Jenkins CPA’s (with offices in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, and Tennessee) specializing in serving local and state governmental and non-profit entities throughout the Southeast. Residing in the Atlanta office, he serves on the firm’s Accounting and Audit Committee. He currently serves on the AICPA’s State and Local Government Expert Panel after previously serving on the executive committee of the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center. He also has served on the AICPA committee responsible for the annual Government and Not for Profit training program. He was also previously the chairman of an AICPA sub-taskforce for improving the quality of internal control and compliance testing in Single Audits.

He is frequently a speaker at national, regional, and local conferences. He was awarded the 2017 Service Award by the Georgia Government Finance Officers Association.

Prior to joining Mauldin & Jenkins, Mr. Black worked for KPMG in Atlanta, Nashville, and the Department of Professional Practice serving exclusively state and local governments and non-profit entities. Mr. Black has over 26 years of experience providing attestation, consulting and instructional services – serving many major governments in the Southeast. Mr. Black has a B.B.A. in Accounting from Georgia State University. He is a member of the AICPA, GFOA (National and Georgia chapters), and AGA.