BIRMINGHAM, AL – January 24, 2013 – The regional certified public accounting firm of Warren Averett, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Cunningham, CPA to the LEA Global Board of Directors.
Warren Averett is a long-time member of LEA Global, an alliance that gives the Firm access to resources and connections to help provide the right business solutions for clients.
“We are very pleased that Jim has agreed to join the LEA Global Board. He is truly a visionary and a creative thinker with much real world experience,” said Michael Davis, Chair of LEA Global and Managing Partner of HW Fisher & Company, London.
Cunningham began work at Warren Averett in 1979 and served as the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer for 11 years prior to his current role as CEO. In his tenure as CEO, Warren Averett has undergone several significant mergers expanding their footprint into Huntsville, Atlanta, Montgomery, the Gulf Coast and Tampa. As a result, Warren Averett has jumped inside the top 30 firms nationally with more than 725 employees. Cunningham has extensive consulting experience with privately owned businesses and has consulted with companies to assist with mergers and acquisitions and various shareholder matters.
About LEA Global
The Leading Edge Alliance is the second-largest international association in the world. It is made up of more than 190 independently owned accounting and advisory firms operating more than 450 offices in 100 countries, enabling member firms to access the resources of a global professional services organization. The member firms operate with combined annual revenue of more than $2.7 billion.
About Warren Averett
Warren Averett has grown substantially over the last few years to become one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 30 firms in the United States. With more than 725 employees and 350 CPAs, Warren Averett offers clients depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing and retirement plan administration and investments. Our 16 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn, and Foley, Ala., Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Crestview, and Tampa, Fla., Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.