D: 205.769.3406 | F: 205.979.6313
2500 Acton Road | Birmingham, AL 35243
Cecil Bostany joined Warren Averett as a Member in the Tax Division in 2002. He is a former partner with Ernst & Young and has over 34 years of experience working with privately-owned, venture-backed and publicly-held companies. Cecil has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, due-diligence, transaction structuring and financing and is taxation planning specialist. He is also a leader within the Life Sciences & Technology Practice Group. Cecil serves clients in a variety of industries including technology, venture capital, manufacturing and automotive. Cecil and his wife have three sons and reside in Birmingham.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Alabama Federal Tax Clinic, Univ. of Alabama, Past President
  • BioAlabama, Board Member and Treasurer
  • Birmingham Venture Club, Member
  • Birmingham International Center, Board Member
  • University of Alabama’s School of Accountancy, Professional Advisory Board Member and 2003 Career Achievement Award
  • Innovation Depot, Board Member
  • Newcomen Society of Alabama, Member
  • Rotary Club of Shades Valley, AL, Past President
  • TechBirmingham, Board Member
  • YMCA of Greater Birmingham, Board Member

Ask Me About

  • How to structure your start-up company right the first time
  • How to get your company ready to take on investors
  • My most interesting M&A deal
  • Why the Birmingham YMCAs are near and dear to my heart
  • Why I love working with Technology companies
  • Why I love helping clients achieve their goals