William Dow, CPA

William Dow, CPA

William Dow joined Warren Averett as a Member and Tax Division Leader in 2003, after serving as a tax partner and director for an international accounting firm. William has over 35 years of extensive experience serving companies ranging from Fortune 500 to closely-held enterprises in industries such as financial institutions, energy, manufacturing and technology. He provides services for mergers and acquisitions, accounting for income taxes, state and local taxes and has provided extensive estate planning and executive income tax services during his career.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting Samford University, Birmingham, AL
  • Masters of Tax Accounting University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • Newcomen Society of Alabama
  • Business Council of Alabama, Board of Directors and Past Chairman of Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
  • Samford University School of Business, Business Advisory Board
  • Alabama Entrepreneurship Institute Advisory Board
  • Samford School of Accountancy Alumni of the Year, 2007
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church, Elder, Treasurer & Trustee
  • Rotary Club of Birmingham
  • STAIR Board of Directors
  • All in Mountain Brook, Past Board Member and Treasurer
  • Grace House Christian Home for Girls, Past Board Member/ Treasurer
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Past Business Advisory Board
  • Public Affairs Research Council, Past Board Member

Ask Me About

  • Merger and acquisition planning and opportunities
  • Our experience in serving large Private and Public Companies
  • Our executive tax services
  • Snow skiing in Alabama
  • My wonderful family and why Birmingham is a great place to live