Charleston, S.C. — Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based accounting and business advisory firm, has hired Kristin Krawchuk and Michelle Royall as accounting interns.

Krawchuk, who will assist the firm with tax preparation, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the College of Charleston and is expected to graduate in May of 2011. She is an IRS certified tax preparer and volunteers for VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Krawchuk currently resides in downtown Charleston.

Royall, who will also assist the firm with tax preparation, holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently taking prerequisite accounting classes at the College of Charleston with plans to pursue her master’s in accounting there. A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Royall currently resides in Mt. Pleasant.

Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm based in Charleston, S.C., utilizing significant experience in corporate financial management and public accounting. >From offices in Charleston and Summerville, the firm serves clients in the Lowcountry and throughout South Carolina, including Columbia and the Midlands. Drawing on extensive, executive-level financial management experience with international Fortune 500 corporations, the firm counsels business and individual clients with a comprehensive and strategic approach, placing emphasis on long-range financial goals and business planning. For more information, visit www.jnrcpas.com.