D: 205.769.3312 | F: 205.979.6313
2500 Acton Road | Birmingham, AL 35243
Since his first day as CEO of Warren Averett, Jim has set the tone for a Firm that helps clients and employees thrive and accomplish what’s important to them. Under Jim’s leadership, the Firm has navigated five firm mergers and was named the No. 1 Pacesetter in Growth. Firm revenues and employees have tripled across the Southeast. Jim’s vision for Warren Averett is a Firm that delivers A+ service and game-changing solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations. His passion and resolve to communicate and display the Firm’s culture and values results in a unified focus among our employees to display these values to clients and throughout the community. Jim recently completed the Leading Professional Service Firms program at Harvard Business School, fine-tuning his skills to create effective go-to-market strategies, cultivate and retain top talent, strengthen client relationships and optimize long-term performance. Jim began his career with Warren Averett in 1979 and has served as a member of the Executive Committee and as COO for 11 years before his current role as CEO.


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

Professional Affiliations

  • University of Alabama School of Accountancy, Professional Advisory Board
  • Leading Edge Alliance, Global Board Member
  • Construction Financial Management Association, President and President's Roundtable
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Hand-In-Paw, Board Chairman and Board Member of the Year
  • Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Entrepreneurs Roundtable
  • American Diabetes Association, Member and Top Fundraiser

Ask Me About

  • How Warren Averett can help you thrive
  • Warren Averett’s values and ways we share our success
  • Spending time with family and friends at Lake Martin