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Shelly G. Compton


Direct: 270.495.6395

Shelly typically serves financial institutions that range in asset size as well as community banks. She also works with small- to medium-sized governmental, not-for-profit, and healthcare entities to provide both external and internal audits, single audits and yellow-book audits, loan review services, compliance services, reviews, compilations, and tax services. Shelly’s high level of professional attention and communication has allowed her to build long-term business relationships with her clients and serve as their go-to when it comes to making financial decisions. 

Years of Experience



Western Kentucky UniversityBachelor’s 

Professional & Civic Leadership
  • Kentucky Society of CPAs Board of Directors
  • Member and Sunday School teacher at Old Union Missionary Baptist Church
  • Western Kentucky University Accounting Advisory Board
  • South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block Advisory Board
  • Higgins Center for Nonprofits Roundtable Committee
Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)


Higgins Center for Nonprofits 2020 Volunteer of the Year

I am a piano and flute player.

Shelly G. Compton AROUND TOWN

  • Southern Grants Forum: Internal Controls

    CRI Partner Shelly Compton co-taught a session with Jimmy Woodall at the 2023 Southern Grants Forum in Nashville on July 19th, 2023. The topic of this class focused on internal controls in non-profit and government entities, as well as accounting employees and grant writers.