A Nashville CPA Firm Built For Your Organization


Patterson, Hardee, & Ballentine PC is a women-owned Nashville accounting firm located in Franklin, TN. As a Certified Public Accounting firm, we can provide assistance in all your tax, financial, and business affairs - assistance that will improve your financial well-being. We are proud to be one of the most trusted Nashville CPA firms, and are thankful for all of our clients who put their trust in us.

Lisa Patterson, CPA, CFE is the firm’s managing principal, primarily responsible for managing the daily operations of the firm and working with the Auditing and Accounting department. Lisa has experience in auditing, fraud examination and litigation support, with a special interest in working with small businesses and local non-profits.

Sarah Hardee, CPA specializes in financial statement presentation and auditing. In addition to managing the Auditing and Accounting department, she is the main contact for financial statement clients.

Craig Ballentine, CPA, MBA specializes in the tax and accounting department as well as firm development. Craig has experience in tax, accounting, and financial statement presentation and works mainly with small and medium business owners and individual clients.

Patterson, Hardee, & Ballentine PC is certified as a women's business enterprise through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation's largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today, and we can add diversity to your supply chain.

Nashville Accounting and Bookkeeping Services


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