Joey Havens


Growing Teams, Establishing Leaders, Serving Clients

“I believe leadership is about serving others and helping those around you see and reach their full potential. I use this passion to provide encouragement, guidance and leadership to our clients, team members and communities.”

—Joey Havens

Executive Coaching



Strategic Planning

About Joey

Joey Havens, CPA, is a managing partner at HORNE, where he passionately lives out his life’s calling to help others see and reach their full potential. Joey challenges leaders to bold transparency, calling on leaders to show their heart while working to connect everyone to the “why,” or the purpose, of the organization.

Joey is a frequent presenter/teacher/facilitator on creating a culture of belonging, strategic planning, leadership development and loves to teach young professionals the ABCs to Outstanding.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • CPA Practice Advisor’s Top 30 Thought Leaders
  • 2017 Mississippi’s Top CEOs by the Mississippi Business Journal
  • Accounting Today’s 2016 Elite Managing Partner List
  • Top 40 Under 40 Leadership Award by the Mississippi Business Journal

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A Side of Perspective

A Side of Perspective

This funny incident does provide us some insights into how quick we can be to make assumptions and establish opinions with little information. Our brains are programmed to be lazy and use our prior experiences to make quick easy decisions. It’s when we take our assumptions, withhold a quick decision and test those assumptions against more information or contrary information that we make better decisions. How often do we take a position on a matter that really if we simply looked at the other side of the coin, it’s not really a big deal. 

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How We Respond Is a Choice

How We Respond Is a Choice

We have so many choices in how we respond to each other. But it’s almost always a positive experience to explore new ideas a little further. You make an investment in both yourself and the person who cares enough to share an idea with you.

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