HOUSTON, TX – Seamans & Associates announced today that financial expert Debbie Hankins has joined the firm as Senior Regulatory and Compliance Consultant and Audit Division Director. In this position, Hankins will utilize her extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance and audit to advise and support Seamans clients on compliance adherence, audit preparation, accounting, and financial reporting.
According to Libby Seamans, CEO of the firm, “Being keenly aware of the increased regulatory and compliance pressures on banks and businesses alike, I am constantly looking for ways to extend our offerings to add support in these areas, and am thrilled that Debbie has joined our firm to help our clients navigate these trying times. Debbie’s knowledge and years of experience in the areas of financial reporting, accounting, and SEC regulatory compliance and audit is outstanding. The value she will add to the work we do for our clients will be remarkable.”
Hankins has twenty-nine years’ experience in financial reporting, statement preparation, accounting, compliance, budgeting, and audit, with specific expertise in understanding and adhering to regulatory policies and procedures for mutual funds, and REITs. As Senior Finacial Analyst, and Funds’ Compliance Officer for a $20 billion Insurance Company and an Investment Advisory Company with 19 mutual funds, Hankins prepared Annual Statements (including 10-Ks & 10-Qs), Prospectuses, and Statements of Additional Information for Variable – Separate Accounts. Additionally, she had oversight for filing the Funds’ regulatory documents (prospectuses, N-SAR, N-CSR, N-Q, etc.), as well as oversight of audits, and all regulatory examinations by the SEC. Hankins holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Houston at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX
About Seamans & Associates
Seamans & Associates LLC is a management consulting firm that helps companies achieve the new definition of success-operating at optimal efficiency: generating the greatest amount of revenue possible while maintaining the highest level of client and employee loyalty. They provide the tools, training, and action needed to support a stronger and more sustainable business model. Seamans’ is led by founder and CEO Libby Seamans, and is headquartered in Houston, TX. They can be reached at www.seamansandassociates.com or 281.993.4898