OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACharleston, S.C. — Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC (JNR), a Charleston-based accounting and business advisory firm, has named Connie Skaggs as office manager and Doris Rentz as accounting clerk at the firm’s West Ashley office.

Skaggs, who brings over 30 years of experience in accounting and administration to Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, will be responsible for preparing staff taxes, payroll reporting, in-office processing, and the electronic filing of tax returns, in addition to other general accounting duties. Prior to joining Jarrard, Nowell and Russell, she worked for local accounting firm Biddlecomb Game & Wise, PC, for eight years.  Skaggs studied accounting at Rio Grande College in Ohio. Originally from Ohio, Skaggs now resides in Ladson.

As accounting clerk, Rentz prepares tax returns and monthly write-ups. She also assists with general office duties. Rentz, who has over 40 years of experience in the accounting industry, previously served as an accounting clerk for Biddlecomb Game & Wise, PC. Prior to that, she worked as an accounting clerk and office administrator for Sherman Yarbrough, PA. Rentz graduated from Andrew B. Murray Vocational High School. A native of Charleston, S.C., Rentz currently resides in West Ashley.

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, Summerville and Moncks Corner, 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.