Partner in Charge, Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC
Years with the company: 22
Jim Vaughn leads Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC’s Tennessee efforts while also providing assurance, advisory, and tax advice to private equity and financial institution clients and a few high-net-worth families in the Southeast. He’s been with Mauldin & Jenkins for 22 years and a Chattanooga resident for six. Vaughn is a member of the UTC Gary W. Rollins College of Business Advisory Board and president of the Cherokee Area Council – Boy Scouts of America. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, and he holds a BBA from Georgia Southern University in accounting and finance.
Owner, Arney Guess Goldsmith, LLC
Years with the company: 34
Arney Guess has been supplying diamonds and fine jewelry, as well as custom pieces and repairs, to the Chattanooga area for 34 years. Arney first began working with gold in 1969, making dental crowns with his father, and a little more than 10 years later, he started turning precious metals into jewelry – eventually leading to the 1987 debut of Arney Guess Goldsmith, LLC, with his wife, Sheila, at his side. Today, the Hixson-based business is fully staffed with seven jewelers on-site, making it one of the most equipped and capable repair shops locally. Arney serves as owner, operator, master jeweler, and namesake.
Chief Banking Officer, RockPoint Bank
Years with the company: 1
Camille Daniel is one of the founders of the new locally owned and managed RockPoint Bank. As a 25-year veteran of the Chattanooga banking community, Daniel serves as chief banking officer and leads RockPoint’s business development efforts. She and her team at RockPoint are focused on the commercial needs of the small- to medium-sized business segment, as well as the personal banking needs of owners, operators, and professionals in the community. Daniel currently serves on the CHI Memorial Foundation board and is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Chattanooga.
Photo Courtesy of Camille Daniel