CPA, Madison Mississippi

Penny B. Godwin serves as tax manager for Watkins and Company CPAs.  As tax manager, Penny’s responsibilities include preparation and review of business and individual tax returns as well as tax planning for clients.

Penny has worked in public accounting for 20 years and in private accounting for seven years prior to joining Watkins and Company.  Most recently she was employed by a regional firm in Ridgeland, MS where she worked as a manager specializing in taxes for franchise businesses and their owners.

Penny graduated from Millsaps College with a B.S. degree in Secondary Education and taught high school science for three years. She then attended Mississippi State University where she earned her B.A. degree in Accountancy in 1993.  She also completed her M.B.A. degree from Mississippi State in 2013. Penny is a licensed CPA in the state of MS and she is an active member of MSCPA and AICPA.

Penny was born in Winona, MS. She has resided in Ridgeland, MS since 1999. Penny has a daughter, Hannah, and a son, Josh.  She lives with her husband Ray and their dachshund Tucker.  In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.