Garner G. Williams, CPA

Garner G. Williams, CPA

Partner

Telephone
901-761-3003 ext.118

"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company."
George Washington

Expertise

Mr. Garner Williams serves as a Partner whose practice is focused on strategic and operational business matters, including tax efficiency. In addition to working with clients across the Tax, Advisory and Financial Reporting practice groups, Mr. Williams leads the Firm's Transaction Advisory practice. Mr. Williams has extensive experience in audit and financial reporting matters for both closely held and publicly traded companies. His areas of concentration also include business strategies, due diligence engagements, and quality of earnings analysis. Garner has significant experience working with executive management and audit committees of client companies, as well as in assisting clients with the development and implementation of process improvements and interpretation of financial data.

Prior to joining The Marston Group, Mr. Williams served as a lead manager for audit and financial reporting engagements in the Memphis office of KPMG, LLP, where he also served as a Business Unit Champion, assisting audit teams in implementation of new firm methodologies and initiatives, as well as the firm’s recruiting and mentoring endeavors. Mr. Williams also serves as a member of the firm's Partner Counsel.

Education

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (cum laude) - The University of Mississippi (2008)
  • Master of Accountancy (cum laude) -The University of Mississippi (2009)

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (TN)

Professional Affiliations

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

Civic Affiliations

  • Agricenter International - Board of Directors -Treasurer
  • Leadership Preparatory Charter School - Board of Directors
  • The 100 Club of Memphis - Board Member - Treasurer
  • Memphis Chamber of Commerce – Young Professional’s Council
  • Memphis Heritage, Inc.
  • Dixon Gallery and Gardens
  • Nexus: A Proven Experience in Leadership - Class of 2017