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Introducing Emma James Gipner

We are happy to announce the birth of Emma James Gipner to Andrew and Kristin Gipner. Emma was born on Wednesday, November 15th, weighing 6 pounds 5 ounces and measuring 18.5 inches long. Dad and Mom could not be prouder. Congratulations, Andrew and Kristin!

Posted on November 27, 2017 0
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Jeff Jones Named NAPFA South President

Longview is pleased to announce that Jeff Jones has been named as the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors‘ (NAPFA)’s South Region Board President.

NAPFA is the country’s leading professional organization of Fee-Only financial advisors – highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interest of those they serve in a fiduciary manner. NAPFA has developed high standards in the field and each advisor signs and renews a Fiduciary Oath every year. The association

Posted on November 13, 2017 0

2017 Small Business Awards Business/Professional Services of the Year!

For over 30 years, the Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce has celebrated “individuals and businesses that make a positive impact on our community through their products, services, and outstanding attributes.” The annual Small Business Awards “honors the best of the best small business entrepreneurs, young professionals, non-profits, and executive leadership.”

This year’s black tie optional event was held at the Von Braun Center on Tuesday, August 15th. Longview, nominated alongside a number of fantastic contenders, was named as the

Posted on September 30, 2017 0

Longview Welcomes Lauren Cooper

We are happy to introduce Lauren Cooper as the newest member of the Longview team. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2010 and her Master’s degree in Financial Planning in 2011, both from the University of Alabama.

Prior to joining Longview, Lauren spent a year as an auditor in the University of Alabama’s Internal Audit Department and spent the past four years as a planning assistant at a financial advisory firm in Nashville. Lauren also recently obtained

Posted on January 9, 2017 0

Introducing Miles Beckham Smith!

We are happy to announce the birth of Miles Beckham Smith to Jessica and Craig Smith. Miles was born on Sunday, October 2nd at 3:32 pm, weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. Mom, Dad, and Miles’ brothers, Landon, could not be more proud. Congratulations, Jessica, Craig, and Landon!

Posted on October 11, 2016 0
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The Community Foundation’s Summit on Philanthropy

As part of our Longview Gives Back program, Longview sponsored the 8th annual Summit on Philanthropy on September 21st at the Jackson Center. The Summit on Philanthropy is the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County’s annual flagship event, and Longview has had the honor of offering sponsorship since its inception.  This year’s event featured Lauren Smith, MD, MPH from Boston, MA where she serves as the Managing Director of FSG, a non-profit 501(c)3 consulting firm supporting leaders in creating large-scale, lasting social

Posted on September 27, 2016 0
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HudsonAlpha Foundation’s 2016 Tie the Ribbons Event

Longview was proud to serve as a Gold sponsor for the HudsonAlpha Foundation’s 2016 Tie the Ribbons event held on Thursday, September 22nd in the Von Braun Center North Hall.

Last year, Tie the Ribbons, which supports breast and ovarian cancer research and awareness, kicked off Information is Power, the Institute’s year-long genetic cancer risk testing initiative. The screening, which is a test for BRCA1 and BRCA2 hereditary forms of breast and ovarian cancer, was free for women born

Posted on September 27, 2016 0
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Jeff Jones Receives IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) Designation

Congratulation to Longview’s own Jeff Jones for earning the IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) designation. EAs are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.

The Enrolled Agent designation is earned by passing a three-part comprehensive examination, which covers all aspects of the tax code, and completing the IRS’ application process including a rigorous background check conducted by the IRS. In addition to the stringent testing and application process, the

Posted on August 30, 2016 0