Katye Coats, CPA

Katye Coats, CPA

Katye Coats is a Senior Manager in the firm’s Tax Division focusing in the Construction and Real Estate practice. She also specializes in partnership taxation across several industries. Katye enjoys looking for unique solutions to complex problems through proactive and timely planning and collaboration with her clients. Katye takes joy in alleviating the anxiety of tax compliance for her clients, allowing them to remain focused on their business goals and management. As a member of the firm’s Best Practice Team, Katye is responsible for ensuring the continuance of high-quality service to her clients in all areas of tax service. She also works as a member of the Tax Technical Group, which is responsible for the training, implementation and communication of tax law changes and other changes implemented by the IRS and other authorities. She resides in her hometown of Decatur with her husband and their two children.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    University of North Alabama, Florence, AL
  • Master of Accounting
    University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Ask Me About

  • Recent tax legislation and the impact on the real estate and construction industry
  • The value of Warren Averett’s team mindset approach to serving and advising our clients
  • The benefit of a cost segregation study for your business
  • How I became an accounting major
  • My enthusiasm for Braves baseball
  • My current worship song playlist