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JAMES D. (DON) STALLINGS

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)


Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA)

P.O. Box 651

111 Highway 49 West


Indianola, Mississippi 38751

(662) 887-4557

e-mail: dstallings@bairdandstallings.com


RESUME

EDUCATION

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (accounting), May 1974

FIRM AFFILIATION
BAIRD & STALLINGS, CPAs, P.A.

Shareholder




PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/ DESIGNATIONS

Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Mississippi


Accredited as a Certified Valuation Analyst
Accredited as a Certified Forensic Financial Analyst
Member, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
Past Member, served on the Peer Review Committee of the Mississippi Society of

Certified Public Accountants, six years.


Member, National Association of Forensic Economics
Member, American Academy of Economic & Financial Experts

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/ DESIGNATIONS (Continued)
NASD series 7 & 66 licenses, State of Mississippi Registered Representative with

HD VEST Financial Services.


Life, Accident & Health, Credit Life, Credit Health & Accident, and Variable Contracts

License, State of Mississippi.



VALUATIONS CONDUCTED

Ophthalmology Practice


Veterinary Practice
Accounting Practice
Personal Care Facility
Nursing Home Facility
Retail Furniture Store
Residential Real Estate Company
Medical Staffing Company
Logging Company
Family Limited Partnership/ Securities Only
Family Limited Partnership/ Catfish Production
Construction Company
Row Crop Farming Operation
Family Limited Partnership/ Real Estate


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TESTIMONY AS EXPERT WITNESS

Warren County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Muirhead vs. Muirhead, Divorce action,


Cause No. 2003-171-GN, May 2004, Attorney for the Defendant, Travis Vance,


Vicksburg, Ms.

Calhoun County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Patsy Jean Austin vs. Lance C. Austin,

Divorce action, Cause No. 2001-063, March, 2003, Attorney for Defendent, Paul

Moore, Jr., Calhoun City, Ms., Attorney for Plaintiff, Swayze Alford, Oxford, Ms.

Warren County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Buford v. Buford,

Cause No. 01-0379-GN, November 2001. Attorney, Landman Teller, Jr., Vicksburg, Ms.

Sunflower County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Hayles vs. Hayles,

Cause No. 20-0408, September 2001. Attorney, John Daniels, III, Greenville, Ms.

Warren County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Walker vs. Walker, Cause

No. 98-380GN, October 1998. Attorney, Louis Field, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Lincoln County, Arkansas, Chancery Court, Catfish Feed Mill, Breach of Contract, Edgar Farmer & Sons, Inc. v. Milum, Inc., Cause No. LCIV-86-19-2, March 5, 1986. Attorney, Samuel Jones, III & Steven W. Quattlebaum, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings, LLP, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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INVESTIGATIVE & LITIGATION SUPPORT ENGAGEMENTS

Bolivar County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, MJW, LLC vs. Walters Group, Inc., D/B/A Central Construction, September 2005, Attorney for the Plaintiff, Lindsey Meador, Meador & Crump, Cleveland, Ms.

Yazoo County, Mississippi, Circuit Court, Stephanie S. Goodman vs. Holloway &

Associates, CPAs, L.L.P., Cause NO.2D4-C1144, September 2005, Attorneys for

Defendant, Mark Hodges & Thomas E. Walker, Jr., Wise, Carter, Child & Caraway,

Jackson, Ms.

Marshall County, Mississippi, Circuit Court , Johnston v. Epifanio, Cause No. M2004-

480, September 2005, Attorney for the Defendant, Lindsey Meador, Meador & Crump,

Cleveland, Ms.

Washington County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Nena F. Murrell vs. Raymond S.

Murrell, Civil Action #030906, April 2005, Attorney for the Plaintiff, Lindsey Meador,

Meador & Crump, Cleveland, Ms.

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, Circuit Court, Hide Company LLC v. Griffin LLC,

Charles Hoover, et al., Civil Action No. 2001-109-BTI, April, 2005, Attorneys for the

Plaintiff, Bob Methvin and Jimbo Terrill, McCallum & Methvin, P.C., Birmingham,

Alabama.

U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Mississippi, Greenville Division,

Richard Wayne Greenwood vs. Robert Mortimer; Civil Action #4:03cv351-P-B,

May, 2004, Attorney for the Defendant, Lindsey Meador, Cleveland, Ms.

Sunflower County, Mississippi, Circuit Court, Ralph & Amanda Azlin vs. Chris

Stevens, Personal Injury action, Cause No. 2002-0417, Attorney for Plantiff, Britt

Virden, Campbell, Delong, Hagwood & Wade LLP, Greenville, Ms.


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Marketing Services, Inc. vs.

Oceanic Fats & Oil(s), PTE, LTD., Cause No. 4:01CV166-P-A, March, 2003,

Attorneys for the Defendant, Kevin P. Brown, Rieck and Crotty, Chicago, Illinois,

Ernest Lane, Greenville, Ms.
Sharkey County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Child Support action, State of

Mississippi, Dept. of Human Services vs. Eldridge J. Walker, Cause No. 01-144,

February, 2003, Attorney, Byron Hughes, Staff Attorney, State of Mississippi, Dept. of

Human Services, Cleveland, Ms. 38732.


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INVESTIGATIVE & LITIGATION SUPPORT ENGAGEMENTS (Continued)
Leflore County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Claudia Sue Wilson v. Jay Gordon

Wilson, Divorce action, Cause No. G02-0099, January, 2003. Attorney, Lee

Abraham, Greenwood, Mississippi.
Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Brasher v. Burress, Stockholder

dispute, Farm Product Processor, appointed court’s expert, Cause No. 2000-86,

October 18, 2001. Chancellor, William Willard, Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Brazoria County, Texas, 149th Judicial District Court, Feed Mill/Hybrid Bass, Breach

of Contract, James Ekstrom/Ekstrom Enterprises v. Arkat Feeds, Inc., Cause No.

4401 – RM98, February 2002. Attorney, Craig A. Choate, Houston, Texas.
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi, Jackson,

Mississippi, Chapter 11, Hunter Moorhead, Case No. 02-12240, 2002. Attorney,

Jeffery Levingston, Cleveland, Mississippi.
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi, Jackson,

Mississippi, Chapter 11, Tri-Delta Farms, Case No. 02-12242, 2002. Attorney,

Jeffery Levingston, Cleveland, Mississippi.
Washington County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Oxford v. Oxford,

Cause No. 01-215, October 12, 2001. Attorney, John Daniels, III, Greenville,

Mississippi.
Washington County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Pettiet v. Pettiet,

Case No. 00-124, 2000. Attorney, Josh Bogen, Leland, Mississippi.


Sunflower County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, Divorce action, Pieralisi v. Pieralisi,

Case No. 98-0025, 1998. Attorney, Put Crull, Jr., Winona, Mississippi.


Chicot County, Arkansas, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas,

Catfish/Tilapia fish operation, Breach of Contract, Huggs Gas Marketing v. Beouf

River Fish Farms, Case No. 593CV256, April 9, 1993. Attorney, Marion Gill,

Dumas, Arkansas.


Washington County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, appointed as

assistance to the special master, partner/shareholder dispute. Walcott vs. Walcott,

Cause No. 49,639, January 25, 1989. Special Master, Frank G. Power, Greenville,

Ms.


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INVESTIGATIVE & LITIGATION SUPPORT ENGAGEMENTS (Continued)

Washington County, Mississippi, Chancery Court, divorce action, Branton v. Branton,

Case No. 30876, 1972. Attorney, Kenner Ellis, Greenville, Ms.

FINANCIAL AUDITS


Bostick Brothers, Inc., petroleum distribution, Benoit, Ms.


Bell, Inc., farm implement manufacturer, Inverness, Ms.
Delta Pride Catfish Processors, Inc., Indianola, Ms.
Fishbelt Feeds, catfish feed mill, Moorhead, Ms.
Jantran, Inc., 401(k) retirement plan, Rosedale, Ms.
TT & W Farm Products, Inc., catfish processor/marketer, Itta Bena, Ms.
Tackett Farms, row-crop farm, Schlater, Ms.

Tackett Fish Farms, catfish farm, Schlater, Ms.


Doe’s, Inc., restaurant & franchiser, Greenville, Ms.
B.B. King Museum Foundation, non-profit foundation, Indianola, Ms.
Ms. Yazoo Development Corporation, non-profit housing, Leland, Ms.

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OTHER AUDIT SERVICES

Numerous Peer Reviews of CPA firms in Mississippi




ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Stallings, J.D. 2005. Farmers face tough planning decisions for 2006 crop year. Delta Business Journal, November, 2005, pp. 63


Stallings, J.D. 2005. New Income Tax Deduction applies to 2005 returns. Delta Business Journal, October, 2005, pp. 63
Stallings, J.D. 2005. How to put your finances in order when you are starting out.

Delta Business Journal, May, pp. 63.


Stallings, J.D. 2005. Using Zero Interest Credit Cards to Finance Your Small Business. Delta Business Journal, March, pp.67.
Stallings, J.D. 2004. How can I survive in the Catfish Business, The Catfish Journal, December.
Stallings, J.D. 2004. Is financial Modeling Beneficial to Small Businesses?, Delta Business Journal, November, pp. 59.
Stallings, J.D. 2004. Income Tax Planning for 2004 Income Tax Returns, Delta Business Journal, October, pp. 66.
Stallings, J.D. 2004. Major Flexibility For Small Business Owners for 2003 Income Tax Returns, Delta Business Journal, April.
Stallings, J.D. 2003. Care Must Be Exercised to Realize Tax Benefits of Family Limited Partnerships, Mississippi Society of CPAs Newsletter, October. Delta Business Journal, December.
Stallings, J.D. 2003. Tax Deadline Looms For Split Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements, Delta Business Journal, October.
Stallings, J.D. 2003. Forensic Accounting- Bringing Excitement to Accountants Lives. Mississippi Society of CPAs Newsletter, June.

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ARTICLES PUBLISHED (Continued)
Stallings, J.D. 2003. Ms. Supreme Court Axes Goodwill in Divorce Valuations. Delta Business Journal, March.
Stallings, J.D. 2002. Farmers Facing Income Tax Problems on Top of Economic Problems. Delta Business Journal. December, pp 57.
Stallings, J.D. 2002. So You Want to Own a Restaurant? Delta Business Journal. September, pp 61.
Stallings, J.D. 2002. Estate & Gift Tax Discounts – The Valuation Consultant’s Role. Delta Business Journal. January, pp 59.
Stallings, J.D. 2001. The CPA’s Role in Divorce Proceedings. Delta Business Journal. October, pp 64.
Stallings, J.D. 2001. Web-based Bookkeeping Made Simple. Delta Business Journal. February, pp 73.
Stallings, J.D. 2000. Mississippi State Workshop Explores Prawn Production Issues. The Catfish Journal. December, pp 19.
Stallings J.D. 2000. Controlling Retail Inventories Made Easy. Delta Business Journal. November, pp 80.
Stallings, J.D. 2000. A Business Plan Without a Marketing Plan is a Ship Without a Sail. Delta Business Journal. October, pp 77.
Stallings, J.D. 1999. Tax Loss Harvesting Before Year-end. The Catfish Journal. December.
Stallings, J.D. 1999. Working With the New Hope Scholarship Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit. Delta Business Journal. May, pp 44.
Stallings, J.D. 1998. 1998 Income Tax Changes. Delta Business Journal. December, pp 31.
Stallings, J.D. 1998. Income Averaging May Save You Money in 1998. The Catfish Journal. November, pp 17.


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ARTICLES PUBLISHED (Continued)
Stallings, J.D. 1998. Medical Savings Accounts Can Benefit Self-employed. The Catfish Journal. September, pp 17.
Stallings, J.D. 1998. Farm Financial Planning Can Make a Big Difference in Farm Net Income. Delta Business Journal. August, pp 18.
Stallings, J.D. 1998. Debate Over Fish Size and Profitability Goes On. The Catfish Journal. July, pp 24.
Stallings, J.D. 1997. Income Tax Provisions of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The Catfish Journal. October, pp 5.
Stallings, J.D. 1997. Farmers Can Benefit from Income Tax Law Changes. The Catfish Journal. September, pp 5.
Stallings, J.D. 1994. Income Tax Returns Subject to Change Due to Ice Storm. The Catfish Journal. June, pp 13.
Stallings, J.D. 1993. New Federal Income Tax Rules Contain Hidden Costs. The Catfish Journal. December, pp 13.
Stallings, J.D. 1993. Long-term Savings Plan Provides Security. The Catfish Journal. April, pp 11.
Stallings, J.D. 1993. Self-employment is Subject of Tax Ruling. The Catfish Journal. January.
Stallings, J.D. 1992. Income Tax Decision Time Now. The Catfish Journal. December, pp 23.
Stallings, J.D. 1989. Capital Gains, Other Tax Rules Likely to Resurface. The Catfish Journal. December, pp 10.
Stallings, J.D. 1988. New Tax Law Change Alters Pond Depreciation. The Catfish Journal. December, pp 7.

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CITES

Special Report: Financial Planning. Crude oil prices, hurricane devastation, and other factors are making investors more cautious. Delta Business Journal, November 2005, pp 23


Gift Tax Should Have Been Phased Out? Progressive Farmer. December, 2001.
Retained Ownership and Audit Risk. Progressive Farmer. September, 1998
Money Grows on Trees. Progressive Farmer. August, 1998.
Do You Need an Ag Business Consultant? Progressive Farmer. March, 1998.

Liability Risk with Timber Cutting. Progressive Farmer. March, 1996.


Avoiding Taxes with Land Swap. Progressive Farmer. August, 1994.
Depreciation on a Catfish Pond. Progressive Farmer. June, 1994.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Speaker- Seminar at the Fish Farming Trade Show sponsored by Catfish Farmers of Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Alabama, “Catfish Farming- Crunching the Numbers”, February 5, 2004.



Discussion Leader- Case Law Update- 2003 Tax Court Cases Examined, National Association of Certified Valuation Analyst State Chapter Foundation. Jackson, Mississippi, July 29, 2003.




Speaker - Seminar at the Southern Crops Conference, Jackson, Mississippi. “What records show about which Southern Farm Enterprises make money. . . Which Don’t. . . and Why?” February 3-5, 1999

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CONTINUING EDUCATION/ VALUATIONS & LITIGATION SUPPORT (Continued)



CONTINUING EDUCATION/ VALUATIONS & LITIGATION SUPPORT

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, (2001 Training Seminar,



Business Valuations Fundamentals, Techniques & Theory, Development of

Capitalization/Discount Rates, Case Analysis, Valuation Discounts & Premiums

& Valuations: Using Market Data, Being Effective in Litigation Support, Being

Effective in Expert Testimony); Location: Atlanta Ga.; August 6-August 10, 2001
Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; State

Chapter Seminar (Perspectives in the Courtroom- Group Presentation; How to take a



leadership role in managing a divorce engagement-Presented by Jim Koerber,

CPA/ABV, CVA), Location: Jackson, Mississippi; September 21, 2001.
Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; State

Chapter Seminar (View from the Bench-Presented by Mississippi Supreme Court



Justice, Kay Cobb; Internet Research Resources for Business, Industry, and Economic

Information); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; June 14, 2002.

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (2002 Forensic Institute



Litigation Consultant Training, Week 2); Location: Phoenix, Az.; September 30-

October 5, 2002.


National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (2002 Forensic Institute

Litigation Consultant Training, Week 1); Location: Atlanta, Ga.; November 11-16,

2002.
Amercian Institute of CPAs; (Business Valuation: Applying Discounts to Limited Partnership Interests (A Case Study); Internet Continuing Education; July 7, 2003.


American Institute of CPAs; (Business Valuation: Report Writing); Internet Continuing Education; July 8, 2003.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION/ VALUATIONS & LITIGATION SUPPORT (Continued)

Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; State

Chapter Seminar (Personal Property Appraisals- What a Business Valuator Should

Know/ Case Law Update- 2003 Cases Examined/ Litigation Support Tips for the

Experts/ The Singley Decision); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; July 29, 2003.
Dearborn Financial Services; (Series 7 Securities License Review): Dallas, Texas; October 6-10, 2003.
Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; State

Chapter Seminar (Topics in Business Valuation and/or Litigation Consulting);



Location: Jackson, Mississippi, October 16, 2003.
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (Current Update in Valuations); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; October 17, 2003.
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (Case Law Update, Restricted Stock studies); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; September 1, 2004.
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (Divorce Case Law, Report Writing); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; October 26, 2004.
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; (Considerations when valuing for purposes of a purchase or sale, research websites, update of IRS issues, case study update); Location: Jackson, Mississippi; August 25, 2005.


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