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Jackson Thornton Utilities Opens Jackson, MS Office

July 27, 2012

Montgomery, AL –  July 27, 2012 –  Jackson Thornton Utilities Consultants (JTUC) is pleased to announce the addition of an office in Mississippi to facilitate the continued expansion of JTUC’s services throughout Mississippi, West Tennessee and Kentucky. Brian Henson, an experienced economic and business developer, has joined the JTUC team and will focus his efforts on continuing to grow the Firm’s utilities consulting business.

Jackson Thornton Utilities Consultants, a division of Jackson Thornton, has provided cost of service studies, rate design, financial modeling and forecasting, strategic planning and internal control evaluation services to the utilities industry for more than 65 years. Serving electric, water/sewer, natural gas and telecommunications/broadband providers, JTUC’s newest office will be located in the growing north Jackson area of Ridgeland, Mississippi.

“We are thrilled to officially open our first Mississippi office as we have worked throughout the state for many years,” said Terry Mitchell, a Jackson Thornton Principal and the leader of JTUC. “The addition of Brian Henson to our group will allow us to provide even better service to our current clients and position us for even stronger growth across Mississippi and the surrounding states.”

Ned Sheffield, Jackson Thornton’s Managing Principal, stated, “We look forward to expanding our reach in Mississippi and becoming more involved in the utility sector initially, and the healthcare and industrial sectors soon after. The Firm has a record of proven success for clients in those niche areas and we feel we can bring real value to the market.”

About Jackson Thornton

Founded in 1919, Jackson Thornton is a certified public accounting and consulting firm with 200 professionals and associates in seven offices located in Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. In addition to accounting services, the firm offers strategic planning, business consulting services, technology consulting, asset management and specialized industry services. For more information, please visit www.jacksonthornton.com.