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William (Bill) C. Drummond, CPA


William (Bill) C. Drummond, CPA

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


Mr. Drummond joined The Marston Group in 2013 following a distinguished career at the Memphis office of Ernst & Young LLP (EY) where he served as a partner since 1986.  Mr. Drummond brings a wealth of experience and acumen to our firm across the spectrum of business in the manufacturing, transportation, distribution, specialty pharma, commodities, agriculture and related industries.  Mr. Drummond leads the Firm's Accounting and Assurance Practices, including the due diligence, quality of earnings and transactions practice. 

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.


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

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • 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