SIKESTON - Lonnie G. Hasty, a CPA and Sikeston resident, was named Outstanding Certified Public Accountant in Business and Industry by the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).
Hasty was chosen for his contribution to the advancement of Missouri's accounting profession and was honored for his achievements at the MSCPA's annual convention June 3-5 in Lake of the Ozarks.
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d member and an executive committee member of its Southeast Chapter, Hasty has been a MSCPA member since 1978. He has served on an array of committees including: Health Care, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting Education and Careers, as well as Accounting and Auditing.
The MSCPA also selects outstanding certified public accountants in the fields of education, government and public service.
Hasty is the vice president of Health Facilities Management Corporation where he is the company's controller and is responsible for accounting and tax reporting for 30 nursing facilities and several related entities.
He graduated with high honors from Southeast Missouri State University in 1973 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and an associate of arts degree in data processing.
The MSCPA is the largest professional association dedicated to advancing CPAs in Missouri. Established in 1909, the organization provides members with continuing education and government advocacy, while working to further the future of the accounting profession through student-focused initiatives.