Deanna brings more than 30 years of accounting experience to her role as staff accountant and financial planning assistant at Rooks CPA, PLLC. Prior to joining the Rooks team, Deanna served in a similar role at Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough Capital Advisors, PLLC, and worked for two years as an itinerant bookkeeper for the Hamilton County Department of Education. She also spent 27 years with Buster Brown Apparel, Inc., where she held numerous positions including cost accounting supervisor.
Deanna graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Deanna is a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she serves as treasurer of the Chancel Choir. Although Deanna is originally from Baltimore, she has called Chattanooga home for 39 years. Deanna is married to Steve Faulkner, and has two stepsons, Steve, Jr. and Zachery, and a daughter, Kara.