D: 770.393.6319 | F: 770.393.0319
6 Concourse Parkway, Suite 600 | Atlanta, GA 30328
Ron Kelm is a Member in the Tax Division of Warren Averett and brings to clients more than 25 years of accumulated experience in audit and tax accounting. Ron assists clients with corporate and personal tax planning and tax compliance. He is adept at dealing with multi-state tax issues, whether they are income, sales or other state tax problems. He has accumulated experience in preparing multiple tax returns for companies with holdings in numerous states, dealing with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state audits, and successfully representing clients before both the federal and state revenue services at audit and appeals levels. For closely-held business clients, Ron offers experience with organizational structure and selection, compensation issues, business reorganizations and liquidations, accounting methods and like-kind exchanges. He has worked with numerous companies across a wide range of industries, such as construction, real estate, manufacturing and technology.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Master of Science in Tax DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Professional Affiliations

  • Construction Financial Management Association, Atlanta Chapter
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • East Cobb Rotary Club, Board Member
  • GSCPA Educational Foundation, Board Member

Ask Me About

  • Tax planning
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-state tax issues
  • Being the first U.S.-born person in my family
  • Playing music and going to concerts
  • My love for hiking and the outdoors