Shannon Black

Shannon worked for an international accounting firm for 10 years as the Manager of the
Employee Benefit Plan Audit Group. In 2003, she and her partner Rachel Pinckard
formed Black & Pinckard LLC (B&P), a public accounting firm that specializes in audits
of employee benefit plans. B&P is one of very few niche firms of its type in the nation
and also the only completely-woman-owned audit firm in the state of Alabama. They
audit benefit plans exclusively and service clients across the nation with plan assets

Josie Hammond

Josie Hammond is the National Director of Employee Benefit Plan Services for RSM US LLP. In this role, she is responsible for development and delivery of the firm’s employee benefit plan training and audit methodology, which is used by RSM auditors in more than 2,500 audits per year, as well as by alliance and subscriber firms.