Leanne T. Cross, CPA

Leanne T. Cross, CPA, joined WFH as an Assurance Partner in 2015 and has over twenty-six years of experience in accounting and auditing. She has significant experience providing audit, review, compilation, agreed-upon procedure, and other consulting services to industries such as governmental, not-for-profit, healthcare, construction, manufacturing, employee benefit, and others.

Leanne is a graduate of the University of South Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting as well as a Masters in Business Administration. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Florida and Mississippi. She is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) further proving her ability to “guide critical business decisions and drive strong business performance”.

Born and raised in the sunshine state, Leanne moved to Mississippi in February of 2015. Remaining true to her roots, Leanne’s spare time consists of fishing, golfing, and enjoying the outdoors with her husband of 26 years, John Reese. Being an avid sports fan, her favorite time of the year is college football season.

Dedicated to both her profession and her community, Leanne has served on several boards of not-for-profit organizations. Leanne is currently a member of ADP and Rotary of Hattiesburg, and continues to look for other ways to become actively involved in various Hattiesburg community efforts.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants – former member
  • Government Finance Officers Association – former member
  • Florida Government Finance Officers Association – former member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – former member

Leanne T. Cross, CPA

Assurance Partner

E: leanne.cross@wfhorne-co.com

P: (601) 268-8890