LEVERAGE_NewTagBIRMINGHAM, AL/TALLAHASSEE, FL, Feb. 24, 2015 – LEVERAGE, an affiliate of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates, announces that HLM Accounting and Consulting Services, Inc. has joined its CU Audit and Compliance Group.

The new alliance, which was established this past January, expands the coverage of CU Audit & Compliance Group to Georgia making it one of the largest and most experienced audit and compliance groups in the country. In addition to Georgia, CU Audit and Compliance group has coverage in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

“HLM is a great addition to the CU Audit and Compliance Group,” said LEVERAGE President/CEO Patrick La Pine. “By expanding into Georgia, more credit unions can take advantage of the expertise of the CU Audit and Compliance Group. Having an audit done by a company that only works with credit unions is very valuable.”

With the addition of HLM Audit and Consulting, CU Audit and Compliance Group now offers supervisory committee audits, interim audits, BSA audits, ACH audits, opinion audits, verification of member accounts, fraud investigation, IRS Form 990 filing, 5300 Call Report filing, and consulting. The CU Audit and Compliance Group has staff members that are CPAs, credit union risk management experts, credit union compliance experts, and BSA compliance specialists.

HLM Audit and Consulting Services was established by Harvey Mayes. The business is currently based in Jacksonville, FL and has more than 20 clients located primarily in South Georgia.