Kraft CPAs, Retired Partner

Becky Harrell joined KraftCPAs in 1978.  She served as a member in the assurance department and the leader of the firm’s not-for-profit practice for over twenty years.  She retired from membership in the firm in 2013 but continues to work with KraftCPAs as a consultant and mentor.

With a client base of more than 125 clients, worked with almost every type of not-for-profit organization.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Retired

Community & Professional service

Current Involvement

  • Nashville Downtown Partnership Board Member & Treasurer since 2001
  • Tennessee Foreign Language Institute Fund, Board Member & Treasurer since 1994
  • Begin Anew, Board Member since 2015, serving 3 years as Treasurer, currently Co-Chair
  • International Storytelling Center, Board Member & Treasurer since 2015
  • Brightstone, Board member since 2018
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)

Previous Involvement

  • The Healing Trust, Board Member from 2012 – 2018
  • Dan and Margaret Maddox Charitable Trust, Board Member, Treasurer from 2008 – 2011, Vice Chair in 2012, Chair in 2013
  • Center for Nonprofit Management, Board Member and Treasurer from 2004 – 2010
  • Project to End Abuse through Counseling and Education (PEACE) board member from 1989 – 1996
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • TSCPA, Governmental Committee Chair from 1991- 1994 and 1999-2005
  • BKR International Government and Nonprofit Committee, Chair

Professional Accomplishments

  • 2013 YWCA Academy for Women of Achievement Award
  • Power Leader in Accounting by Nashville Business Journal, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • 2012 Nashville Business Journal Women of Influence Award, Community Supporter category
  • 2011 TSCPA Public Service Award
  • Provides training in not-for-profit accounting, budgeting, financial management and board governance for the Young Leaders Council, Center for Nonprofit Management and other groups


  • S., Accounting, University of Tennessee