Our Accounting Team

Layson, Treadwell & Spires CPA’s accounting team focuses on delivering customer service and personal attention. Our accounting firm is proud to serve Georgia with comprehensive CPA services.

Contact Our Team at 478-259-0523

Andrew Layson, Founder, CPA

Andrew Layson founded Layson, Treadwell & Spires CPA in May of 2018. He’s the son of Terry and Beverly Layson. He graduated from Georgia College and State University in 2016 where he received a Bachelor’s in Accounting. In 2017, he received his Master’s in Accountancy from Gardner-Webb University and completed the requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant in March of 2018. Andrew received his Master’s with an emphasis in Taxation, so he can handle even the most complicated tax situations.

Teresa Treadwell, CPA

Teresa Treadwell grew up in Sanford, North Carolina, not far from the Raleigh suburb where her daughter and son-in-law live today. She came to Georgia in 1991, after completing her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Middle Tennessee State University in 1989. She has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in individual, business, trusts, estate and not-for-profit tax planning and preparation, as well as small business consulting. For more than 20 of those years, she served as managing partner of her firm at Lake Oconee, which has now joined with Layson, CPA to create Layson, Treadwell & Spires CPA. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Ashes. Outside of the office, you can find her hiking in the mountains, taking excursions to the beach, hitting the links, and just hanging out on the back porch with special friends.

Ken Spires, CPA

Raised in Dublin, Georgia, Ken Spires graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in business management in 1971 and from Georgia State University with a master’s degree in professional accountancy in 1978. He spent many years traveling the country as an employee of Ford Motor Company before starting his first retirement in 2004. Deciding to return to the workplace, he joined the firm of Greenhalgh and Treadwell before partnering with Teresa Treadwell to launch Treadwell and Spires in 2011, where he continued to use his expertise and CPA certification to provide clients with tax and business consulting services. Treadwell and Spires combined with Layson, CPA in January 2024 to create Layson, Treadwell, and Spires CPA. Ken and his wife of 51 years, Dianne, live in Greensboro, Georgia and love spending time with their two daughters, sons-in-law, and five beautiful granddaughters.

Terry Layson, Accountant

Terry Layson has been married to his wife, Beverly, for 40 years. They have three children – including Andrew Layson, founder of Layson, Treadwell & Spires CPA – and three grandchildren. He believes in the value of family and loves spending time with them. His business background began in the mid-1980’s when he started his first business. Through the years, he has established four different businesses. Terry recognizes the complexities of starting and running a small business. He understands that accounting, taxes, and cash flow are hard to comprehend from the business point of view. With his experience, he can help clients make sense of the confusing parts of starting and running a business.

Faith Kilpatrick, CPA

Faith Kilpatrick joined Layson, CPA in 2017. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Middle Georgia State University in 2017 and her Master of Accountancy in 2020. She completed the requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant in January 2022. Faith is a valuable asset to our team and has gained knowledge in all aspects of accounting and tax areas.

Beverly Layson, Accountant

Beverly Layson, wife of Terry Layson, joined the accounting practice in 2015. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia College and State University. She has extensive experience in private sector accounting. Before joining the practice, Beverly was an accounting and computer teacher for 17 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her three grandchildren.

Heather Brown, Accountant

A native of Gray, Georgia, Heather Brown has been a member of the team at Layson, Treadwell & Spires since May 2023. She studied for her associate degree in accounting at Central Georgia Technical College in 2019. She hopes to translate her experience into becoming an IRS Enrolled Agent, empowering her to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. She is passionate about God, her family, and her labrador retriever. When she’s not cheering on the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs, you can find her volunteering in her community or taking some time away on the beach.

Jennette Rerucha, Accountant

During her years of experience, Jennette Rerucha has established numerous small businesses and has a full understanding of the complexity and challenges of owning your own business. Originally from Los Angeles, Jennette has lived here in Georgia for the past 27 years, earning her associate degree in business administration from Georgia Military College in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree in professional accounting from Colorado State University in 2018. She joined the Layson, Treadwell & Spires CPA team in October 2023 as a staff accountant. Personal fitness is important to Jennette, whose spends time away from the office as a personal trainer, nutrition coach, and powerlifting coach, as well as a powerful lifter in her own right: she’s held a state of Georgia powerlifting record since 2021. She is married with two grown children and one grandchild.