Denise joined the board of Life House Atlanta through her friendship with Kathleen Fleiszar. She serves on the Nominating and Fundraising committees and brings almost 30 years of experience in public accounting to guide LHA.
Denise holds a BBA and Masters in Accounting CPA through Kennesaw State University. She is a member of the Georgia Society of CPA’s and AICPA. She is a Partner at Nichols Cauley & Associates, LLC. Her specialties include tax, accounting and general business consulting, and experience in supporting the accounting and advising needs of individuals, sole-proprietors, partnerships, corporations, S Corporations, estates, trusts and non-profits. Denise’s career in public accounting began at age 12, helping with the family business. Following her graduation from college, she accepted a position with a CPA firm and after working for various firms, has been with Nichols Cauley since 2002, advancing through various positions to her current role as partner.
In her volunteer life, Denise serves as the LGE Credit Union Secretary, the Kennesaw State University Accounting School Advisory Board as Vice President, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants Advisory Council and various committees, and is a member of the North Cobb Civitan Club. In the past, Denise has supported the YWCA of Northwest Georgia (now LiveSafe Resources), MUST Ministries, North Atlanta Chapter GSCPA, Ethics Committee Chair for the GSCPA, the American Cancer Society Pink Ribbon Board, and many more over the years. Denise is devoted to her husband of 33 years, her two adult sons and their families including a granddaughter and enjoys traveling, reading, playing tennis and antiquing. She brings a wealth of experience, both professional and personal, to support Life House Atlanta. “My entire career has been devoted to servicing clients. Serving others is engrained into my daily life. I have been fortunate to work with many wonderful non-profit organizations throughout my life. Through this work, my eyes have been opened to many areas of need that I never realized existed. I have a special place in my heart for those with physical challenges as well as their families. We can change the world by helping one person at a time. Fulfilling the mission of Life House would have a huge impact for many families and individuals.”