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William (Bill) C. Drummond, CPA

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William (Bill) C. Drummond, CPA

Principal
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Telephone
901-761-3003 ext. 119
"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
–Barry Goldwater

Expertise

Recently retired from a distinguished career at the Memphis office of Ernst & Young LLP where he served as a partner since 1986, Mr. Drummond brings a wealth of corporate accounting acumen to our firm across the spectrum of business in the non-profit, retail, manufacturing, transportation and distribution industries.

Past responsibilities at Ernst & Young included management of service and business relationships in Memphis and West Tennessee as the Office Managing Partner from 2005 until 2012; implementation and evaluation of internal controls under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; management of the Talent Deployment and Development process; and oversight of numerous SEC filings and initial public offerings, secondary offerings, debt offerings and merger/acquisition filings. In addition, Mr. Drummond continues to serve as an instructor for EY technical education courses, has served as engagement quality reviewer for many public audits and has participated in the Audit Quality Review for EY.

Education

Mr. Drummond earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Mississippi and holds a CPA designation in Tennessee.

Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)

Civic Affiliations

  • United Way of the Mid-South, Treasurer
  • Patterson School of Accountancy of the University of Mississippi, Board Member
  • Church Health Center, Finance Committee Chairman