Kim joined Whitlock & Company, P.C. as a result of the acquisition of Ingram, Overholt, and Bean, P.C. where she was a shareholder since its inception in 1996. Kim has had experience with regional firms in Atlanta and Knoxville, before returning to Blount County. She lives in Maryville with her husband, Mark Ellison, a registered nurse and their son, Jude Ellison. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Tennessee where she graduated in 1988 and also holds a Master of Accountancy with a concentration in taxation from the University of Tennessee which she completed in 1989. Kim serves clients through tax compliance and consulting for individuals and privately owned companies including corporation and partnership taxation, trusts and estates, general business consulting and payroll consulting. Kim enjoys the team approach to servicing and helping clients manage their individual and business taxes. Kim enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading and is involved with her church, First Baptist Church of Maryville, and other organizations in the Blount county community.