Hope M. Pendergrass, CPA, is a director with Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC. She graduated from Wesleyan College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, and joined Mauldin & Jenkins immediately thereafter. Her expertise covers a wide variety of state and local governments. Hope became a Director in July 2018.
She is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, the Georgia Society of CPAs and is involved in the Georgia Government Finance Officers Association. She also serves on the National Government Finance Officers Association’s Special Review Committee and performs reviews of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) as part of GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program. Most Recently, Hope was awarded the AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certificate after passing the AICPA Advanced Single Audit Exam.
Hope enjoys community service work and has volunteered with various organizations in the middle Georgia area including United Way of Central Georgia, Distinguished Young Women of Monroe and Bibb Counties, and Wesleyan College.
Hope and her husband, Derrick, live in Macon with their son, Corbin.