Charleston, S.C. –Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm, has promoted Ellen Makhenzon from senior accountant to manager. In this new role, Makhenzon will be performing technical tax review, providing training, delegating and manage tax assignments.

Makhenzon is a Ukrainian native who came to the United States in 1999. She is a CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and finance from the University of Michigan, where she also minored in economics. Prior to joining Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, Makhenzon volunteered as a tax preparer for low-income residents at the Hispanic Center and Jewish Community Center. She 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.