Shareholders

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Wray is the founding member and shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, a 1966 graduate of the University of Alabama, and a United States Marine Corps Veteran. He has over forty years of experience in business and public accounting. Five years were spent in the audit and tax departments of an international accounting firm. Wray’s focus is on individual and business tax planning, financial consulting, litigation support and private company financial services.

Professional Associations:

  • Vice Chairman Alabama State Securities Commission
  • Member of the President’s Cabinet at The University of Alabama
  • Past Chairman and Member of the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Member and past Chairman of the Education Committee of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Education Committee of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
  • Past member and Chairman of the Accounting Advisory Council of the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Board of Trustees and Accounting Advisory Council of Miles College
  • Board of Directors of the Birmingham Business Resource Center
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants – Past President of the Educational Foundation
  • Past member of Board of Directors of the University of Alabama Federal Tax Clinic
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past member of Board of Directors and past President of the Birmingham Estate Planning Council

Civic Organizations:

  • Past Treasurer, past President, and past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Operation New Birmingham
  • Past Treasurer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Eye Bank
  • Birmingham Rotary Club, member and past Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee
  • Graduate of Leadership Birmingham 1992
  • Past Board of Directors member and past Treasurer of the Birmingham Partnership Assistance to the Homeless (PATH)
  • Member and past Chairman of the Samford University Planned Giving Council n Member of the Planned Giving Council of the Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Past Finance Chairman of Vestavia Country Club
  • Brookwood Baptist Church – Past Personnel Chairman, Finance Chairman, Deacon
  • Chairman of the Accounting Advisory Panel – Community Foundation of Birmingham
  • Member of Steering Committee – University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Professional Advisory Council on Planned Giving
  • Member and past Chairman of Rotunda Library Society, The University of Alabama
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Finance Chairman of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • Member of the Advisory Council for Samford University/Howard College Arts and Sciences
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of The Alabama Aquarium
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Updated 10 months ago.

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Charles is a founding member and shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a graduate of Jacksonville State University. He holds an MBA from Samford University. Charles has over thirty-eight years of experience in public accounting and several years of experience in industrial accounting and finance. Charles serves as a financial and tax consultant for individuals and businesses. He also works with numerous medical practices and physicians providing tax, business, planning, and consulting services.

Professional Associations:

  • Member and past council member of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President of the Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Medical Group Management Association

Civic Organizations:

  • Member of Birmingham Rotary Club
  • Member Advisory Board of St. Vincent’s Foundation
  • Monday Morning Quarterback Club
  • Leadership Vestavia
  • Board member and past President of the United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham
  • Foundation President of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham
  • Prior Board Member Vestavia Hills School Foundation
  • Past Treasurer of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church
  • Member of Jacksonville State University Foundation Board
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Managing Shareholder

Steve is a founding member and current managing shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1976 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Steve has been in public accounting for over thirty-seven years with a majority of his professional career working with closely held businesses, including the health care, restaurant, real estate development and construction industries providing tax, business planning, and consulting services.

Professional Associations

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Life Member Award Recipient – 2013
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Alabama Council Member, two terms
  • Past President of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past Chairman of Council of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President of the Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • US International Film & Video Festival, Second Place Silver Screen Award Winner for “Pillars of Success:  Four Generations of African American CPAs”  Training & Education- Business Career Guidance, Recruiting
  • Past committee member of the Leave-A-Legacy Planning Committee
  • Past member of the Accounting Advisory Council of the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Past Chairman of the Public Relations and Development Committee of the Accounting Advisory Council of the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of Personal Financial Planning Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Class of 2014

Civic Organizations

  • Kiwanis Club of Birmingham
  • UAB Executive Board for Planned Giving
  • Stewardship Committee Chairman of Green Valley Baptist Church
  • Past Chairman and President of the First Sertoma Club of Birmingham
  • Past President and Board of Trustees for the Birmingham Broadway Series
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Updated 9 months ago.

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Tommy is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1971 graduate of the University of Alabama. He has over forty years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining the firm in 1982, Tommy was a sole practitioner. His concentration is in the specialized services of the automobile and construction industries. Tommy also specializes in tax planning and consulting for individuals and businesses.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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Updated 6 months ago.

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Glenn is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting in 1977. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 1981. Glenn has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. He joined the firm in 1987 and has since concentrated his practice in the following areas:

  • Servicing closely held businesses which include:
  • Federal and state income tax planning and preparation of the associated returns.
  • Estate planning and preparation of the associated returns.
  • Analysis of retirement options.
  • Performance of audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statements.
  • Providing Tax and Audit Services for financial institutions, primarily Credit Unions

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Credit Union Internal Auditors Association

Civic Organizations:

  • Member of the Shades Valley Rotary Club
  • Director, Alabama Planned Giving Council
  • Past Director, University of Alabama Birmingham Planned Giving Council
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Updated 10 months ago.

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Robert is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1990 graduate of the University of Mississippi. He holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting. Robert joined the firm in 1994 after several years with a local public accounting firm. Since then he has concentrated his practice primarily in tax and litigation support services. Robert’s tax practice focuses primarily in business and individual tax planning and compliance. His litigation support services include providing expert witness testimony, fact finding, documentation, and business valuation services.

Professional Associations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants – Member of Federal Taxation Committee
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA – Accredited in Business Valuation

Civic Organizations:

  • Birmingham Metropolitan Kiwanis Club – past Treasurer and Board Member
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham – V.I.P.
  • Birmingham Chamber Leadership Development 1996
  • Children’s Dance Foundation – Past Board Member
  • Vestavia Hills Education Foundation – Past Treasurer and Board Member
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Buzz is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Jasper, Alabama and a 1979 graduate of the University of Alabama. He has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. Buzz joined the firm in 1983. He coordinates our Health Care Consulting Practice working with numerous medical practices and physicians as a consultant including tax planning and practice assessment services. Buzz also concentrates on individual and business tax matters including merger and acquisition consulting.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Officer and Director of National Health Care Advisors Association. President Elect for 2015
  • Past member of the Accounting Advisory Board of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama
  • Named as a Birmingham “Top 40 Under 40″ business leader
  • Samford University School of Accountancy Board 2012-2014
  • 2003 Recipient of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy Career Achievement Award

Civic Organizations:

  • American Red Cross Jefferson/Shelby County Board of Directors
  • Graduate of Leadership Birmingham 1993
  • Past member of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Business Retention Committee
  • Member The University of Alabama Student Affairs Leadership Council
  • Serving on the Church Council 2014 – 2016 for Canterbury United Methodist Church
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Updated 5 months ago.

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Michael is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Dothan, Alabama and a 1991 graduate of the University of Alabama. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Michael joined the firm in 1992 after one year with another accounting firm. Michael provides tax and consulting services to clients in many industries including manufacturing and distribution, professional services, healthcare, general contracting and construction, transportation, and others.  Michael regularly assists clients with tax and financial planning, merger and acquisition consulting, design and implementation of employment benefit plans, business valuation services, and succession and estate planning.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA- Accredited in Business Valuation
  • University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Accounting Professional Advisory Board
  • Co-founder and Past Chairman of Young CPA’s Committee of Birmingham
  • Outstanding Committee Chairman Award

Civic Organizations:

  • Kiwanis Club of Metropolitan Birmingham;   Past member of Board of Directors
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Updated 4 months ago.

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Steve is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Holly Springs, Mississippi and a graduate of Mississippi State University. He holds a law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. Steve has over thirty years of experience in public and government accounting. Since joining the firm in 1984, Steve has concentrated his practice in the matters related to individuals, businesses, and not for profit entities. He is responsible for our estate and trust planning and administration.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Birmingham Estate Planning Council

Civic Organizations:

  • Covenant House
  • Board of Directors of the Cahaba Heights Athletic Association
  • Active member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church;  Deacon, Past Chairman of Trustees,  Stewardship Committee and Personnel Committee
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Joe is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Huntsville, Alabama and a 1982 graduate of the University of Alabama. He has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. Joe is Director of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.’s retirement plan and employee benefits consulting division, as well as providing tax and accounting services to closely held businesses and professional practices.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Profit Sharing Council

Civic Organizations:

  • Past President and board member of the Birmingham Civitan Club
  • Treasurer of the Alabama Ballet
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Jeff is shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1982 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. Fifteen years were spent in the audit practice of a national accounting firm serving public and private companies. Jeff joined the firm  in 1996. Since that time he has concentrated his practice on private company financial services with an emphasis on accounting and auditing. He has assisted numerous companies in buying and selling businesses, initial public offering, and profitability studies.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • President of the Executive Accounting Alumni Group of the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Civic Organizations:

  • Birmingham Tip-Off Club
  • Treasurer of the American Baseball Foundation
  • Board Member- Friends of Rickwood Field
  • Past President Vestavia Hills Park and Recreation Board
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Updated 12 months ago.

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David is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Greenwood, Mississippi and a 1985 graduate of the University of Mississippi. He has over twenty eight years of experience in public accounting. Eight years were spent with a national accounting firm in both the Dallas and Birmingham offices. Since joining the firm in 1992, David has concentrated his practice on income and estate tax issues. He serves numerous individuals and closely held businesses in a wide variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, real estate, and professional services.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President and member of Birmingham Estate Planning Council
  • University of Mississippi Patterson School of Accountancy Advisory Board Member
  • Accredited Estate Planner

Civic Organizations:

  • Kiwanis Club of Birmingham
  • Monday Morning Quarterback Club
  • Mountain Brook Athletics, Inc. Treasurer and Board Member
  • Active member and deacon of Brookwood Baptist Church – Past Personnel Chairman
  • Birmingham Chamber Leadership Development 1995
  • United Way Volunteer
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Carlos is a member of the Board of Directors of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1997 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham. He holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting. Carlos joined the firm in 1997. Since then he has concentrated his practice primarily in income and estate tax issues. He serves numerous individuals and closely held businesses in a wide variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, real estate, and professional services.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Civic Organizations:

  • Monday Morning Quarterback Club
  • Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Active member of Mountain Brook Baptist Church
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Updated 12 months ago.

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Robin is a member of the Board of Directors of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.  She is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a 1988 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting. She has over 20 years of experience in public accounting and several years industry accounting. Robin joined the firm in 1990. Robin focuses her practice on tax planning for business and individuals and business consulting. Her concentration is in tax and business consulting for medical practices and physicians.

Professional Associations:

  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Civic Organizations:

  • Past Treasurer of the Jefferson County Diving Council
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Updated 12 months ago.

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