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Around the Firm: March 2022

Written on March 31, 2022

Warren Averett’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues

The firm continues to celebrate our 50th anniversary! As we look back on our past and strive for our future, check out our virtual scrapbook here, which covers from the firm’s origins to the growth and progress that has led to the present day. Over the past couple of months, our team members have also been celebrating by participating in various acts of community service to give back to their local communities. Keep an eye out for more updates throughout the year!

Warren Averett Celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

On March 4, our firm celebrated Employee Appreciation Day with a short message of thanks from our CEO and a small gift for each team member on behalf of the firm. In addition to the virtual ceremonies, some of our offices (like our Montgomery office pictured above) held small, in-person get-togethers where they had a sweet treat and watched a video from our CEO.

The firm’s team members go above and beyond every day in their jobs and in their communities, and Warren Averett is proud of each and every thing that they accomplish. Thank you to all our employees!

Warren Averett Named as a Top 100 Firm, a Top Tax Firm and a Regional Leader by Accounting Today

Warren Averett was recently named to three of Accounting Today’s lists for 2022. The firm has been named a Top 100 Firm, a Top Tax Firm and a Regional Leader. These lists showcase accounting firms that have seen growth and innovation during 2022. Warren Averett is extremely proud of this accomplishment. Read more about the firm being named to Accounting Today’s lists.

Transaction Advisory Group Sponsors the Association for Corporate Growth Atlanta’s M&A South 2022

Members of Warren Averett’s Transaction Advisory Group recently sponsored the Association for Corporate Growth Atlanta’s M&A South 2022. M&A South 2022 is the premier networking event for all facets of corporate growth and middle-market deal making. Several of the firm’s advisors were there to participate in the conference and network with businesspeople in the local Atlanta community. Learn more about M&A South 2022.

Warren Averett’s Atlanta Office Celebrates the Bulldog 100

Our Atlanta office partnered with the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Alumni Association to celebrate the Bulldog 100 Class of 2022, the top 100 fastest-growing organizations that are owned by UGA alumni.  Warren Averett has been instrumental in making sure that the Bulldog 100’s companies are verified every year since 2009 when the firm helped create the verification process that would determine each year’s class. Learn more about the firm’s participation with the Bulldog 100.

Pensacola Team Members Attend the University of West Florida’s Women in Leadership Conference

Team members and guests of our Pensacola office recently attended the University of West Florida’s Women in Leadership Conference, where there was a record-breaking crowd of 700 in-person and virtual attendees. Attendees gathered to hear female leaders from across the state share their expertise, including keynotes from Dr. Deborah German and Gwen Graham.

Warren Averett’s Mobile Office Celebrates Mardi Gras

Team members in our Mobile office gathered on the balcony that they decorated to watch the many different parades during the Mardi Gras celebration. During the celebration (which has been happening since 1703), over 40 parades roll through the downtown area and attendees enjoy family-friendly entertainment, food and games.

Justin Headley Featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Cybersecurity Table of Experts

Our own Justin Headley, CISSP, CISA, CDPSE, CRISC, of the firm’s Birmingham office, was recently featured as a contributor to the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) Table of Experts series in a segment about remote work and cybersecurity. Headley discussed changes in the cybersecurity scene for employers and IT professionals. Read more about his segment in the Birmingham Business Journal.

Michael Nix Recognized as Birmingham Business Journal’s NextGen of Accounting

Michael Nix, CPA, of the firm’s Birmingham office, has been recognized as a NextGen BHM: Accounting award winner by the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ). The NextGen BHM: Accounting award highlights emerging young leaders in the accounting world who are playing important roles at their firms. Learn more about Michael Nix’s award.

Michael Andrews Featured in the Montgomery Business Journal

Our own Michael Andrews, CPA, ABV, of the firm’s Montgomery office, recently wrote an article for the Montgomery Business Journal. Michael’s contribution looked back at estate tax law proposals that circulated in 2021 and discussed potential changes in the future of estate tax law. Read more about his Montgomery Business Journal article.

Roger Spain Contributes to the Birmingham Business Journal

Roger Spain, CPA, CFA, of our firm’s Birmingham office, recently contributed to the BBJ, in a piece discussing the growing trend of outsourcing help in the accounting, HR and IT industries. Spain is a Principal in our firm’s Consulting Division, with over 25 years of public accounting experience. Learn more about his contribution to the Birmingham Business Journal.

Tavares Grays Participates in Leadership Montgomery’s Torchbearers Class

Tavares Grays, a Senior Associate in the Audit Division of our Montgomery office, is participating in the 2022 Leadership Montgomery’s Torchbearers Class. The Torchbearers program is a nine-month class that equips young leaders with the necessary skills and connections to propel them to the next level of success. Read more about Tavares Grays.

Season Seven of Warren Averett’s The Wrap Continues

The Wrap’s latest season continues. Check out the latest episode, Beyond Federal Taxes (State and Local Considerations for Companies), which discusses the tax landscape beyond the typical federal tax changes and details the current landscape of state and local taxes for organizations. Want to hear more of The Wrap? Get caught up on previous seasons and keep an eye out for future episodes here.

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