D: 205.769.3321 | F: 205.979.6313
2500 Acton Road | Birmingham, AL 35243
Jim Key focuses his practice on serving clients in the real estate, manufacturing and distribution industries. He works with businesses in areas such as entity structure, owner compensation arrangements, federal and state tax planning, multi-state tax planning, M&A, profitability enhancement and tax compliance with the IRS and State of Alabama.  Jim resides in Indian Springs with his wife and three children.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting Troy University, Troy, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama Commission on Manufacturing Economic Stimulus and Free and Fair Trade, Tax Committee
  • CPA Manufacturing Services Association
  • BBVA Compass Bank Young Executive Board, Past Member
  • Manufacture Alabama, Tax Committee Chairman
  • Vistage CE Group 4006
  • Birmingham Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40, 2004
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Valleydale Church, Finance Team Chair, Life Connection Leader
  • Valleydale United Appeal Fund, President
  • Step by Step Golf Ministries, Treasurer
  • Troy University Professional Accounting Advisory Board

Ask Me About

  • My work on 25+ mergers and acquisitions representing over $350 million in enterprise value
  • Assisting real estate developers with ways to tax their earnings at capital gain rates
  • Working with some of the largest privately-held manufacturers and distributors in the Southeastern U.S.
  • My involvement in local youth sports
  • My favorite round of golf
  • My volunteer work through mission trips