Stephanie Huovinen, CPA
Stephanie Huovinen, CPA
Senior Manager

Try to make complex accounting topics and processes simpler so that business owners can focus on growing their business.”

Stephanie joined the Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith team in 2003. As a senior manager, she has experience working with clients in the construction, manufacturing, and not-for-profit industries. Stephanie’s responsibilities include providing derivatives, foreign currency transactions services and construction audits.

People would describe Stephanie as a thorough worker who meticulously defines every detail needed to accomplish a task. She is also a helpful resource when dealing with foreign currency in account transactions. Stephanie’s position has helped companies evaluate accounting staff and internal control structure, policies and procedures. She is also instrumental in helping companies assess their procedures for reporting status of construction contracts.

Throughout her childhood, Stephanie was exposed to accounting through her father’s work in Montgomery, Alabama where she grew up. This early exposure helped guide her career path to where she is today. Stephanie attributes all of her success to the support of her teammates at the firm.

Stephanie currently resides in San Salvador, El Salvador with her husband, Chris. She enjoys living in El Salvador because of the beauty of the landscape and the people. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys reading, watching sporting events and exercising.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) 


  • Auburn University
    • Masters in Accounting
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting