OUR TEAM

  • Sue Ellen Smith Miller, CPAShareholder

    Sue Ellen co-founded Eaton, Babb & Smith in 1987 and serves as the firm’s managing partner. Mrs. Miller graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 1980 with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. She is the recipient of the John Glenn Award and Elijah Watt Sells certificate for her exceptional CPA exam score and was selected as one of Mississippi’s top 50 business women in 1999.

    Sue Ellen specializes in governmental audits (school districts, nonprofit organizations), audits of nonprofit organizations, and accounting and taxes for real estate entities.

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  • J. Britt Smith, CPA / CVAShareholder

    Britt graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree in 1981. He co-founded Eaton, Babb & Smith P.A. with partners Richard Eaton and Sue Ellen Babb in 1987. He currently manages the firm’s New Albany, MS office.

    Britt specializes in business valuations, commercial audits and reviews, and audits of retirement plans.

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  • Joseph B. Babb, CPA / CVA / CFFAShareholder

    Joe graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Accountancy in 2004 and a Masters of Taxation in 2005 from Mississippi State University. He was named the 2004 Outstanding Accounting Student and 2005 Outstanding Graduate Student. Mr. Babb joined Eaton, Babb & Smith in 2007 and became a shareholder in 2013.  he currently manages the Tupelo, MS office.

    Joe specializes in business and individual income tax, business valuations, litigation support, commercial audits, and audits of nonprofit organizations.

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  • T. Richard Eaton, CPAPrincipal

    Richard graduated from Mississippi State University in 1970 with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering Technology and Business. He co-founded Eaton, Babb & Smith, PA in 1987.

    Richard specializes in commercial audits and reviews (manufacturing and construction), and accounting and taxes for farming operations.

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  • Robert Harrison, CPAAccountant

    Robert graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2009 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Banking and Finance. He then attended Mississippi State University and studied the accounting courses required for the CPA exam, which he passed in November 2010.  Robert joined Eaton, Babb & Smith in December 2010 and became a CPA in spring of 2012.

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  • Johnna Garner, CPAAccountant

    Johnna graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2000 with a Bachelor of Accountancy and in 2002 with a Master of Accountancy.  Mrs. Garner joined Eaton, Babb, and Smith in 2014.

    Johnna specializes in accounting services, commercial and not for profit audits, and audits of employee benefit plans.

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