Charles Umsted, CPA

Charles Umsted, CPA


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"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
Joshua 1:9


Charles is the leader of our Tax Practice and brings more than 20 years of delivering significant tax, financial, and operational excellence to complex organizations of all sizes.  His leadership focus is on recruiting and retaining top talent and developing high-performing and collaborative teams to deliver unrivaled professional quality. His market focus is on acquisition and disposition planning, tax consulting and compliance across various disciplines and supporting his clients through their unique operational challenges. 

Prior to joining The Marston Group, Charles spent 15 years working for the global professional services firm Deloitte.    

When not in the office, Charles enjoys spending time with his wife Julie and their two daughters Avery and Savannah. He is also involved with several non-profit programs in Memphis.


  • Bachelor of Science - Business Administration – University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1998)

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (TN)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)

Civic Affiliations

  • Downline Ministries Institute – Alumni
  • Harvest Church of Memphis
  • Orphanos - Volunteer
  • Point Honduras – Treasurer