Don directs our audit practice for employee benefit plans and has extensive experience in providing technical review for manufacturing, construction, restaurant and retail/wholesale companies. He also has extensive experience in accounting for income taxes. Don is an Accounting & Assurance Principal who is responsible for directing the firm’s quality assurance policies and program.
After receiving his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Don began his public accounting career in 1983 with Ernst & Young.
Don is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He is also a Board Member and Past President of the Downtown Knoxville Civitan Club.
Don has a commitment to providing services to his community, and his activities include his role as a past Board Member for the Blount County Board of Education and the Blount County Education Foundation. Don is the Founder and League Director of the Blount County Outward Baseball and Softball leagues and Impact Basketball leagues and has also served as Treasurer for Eagleton Little League. Don serves his local church and the Chilhowee Baptist Association in many capacities. He is also a TSSAA football, basketball and softball official and serves on the Advisory Board for the Blount Count Recreation and Parks Commission.