The Department of Accounting is fortunate to have an elite and involved group of professionals on its Advisory Council. The Council is composed of a diverse membership representing the full spectrum of accounting practice including national and regional public accounting firms, corporate organizations, and nonprofit institutions. The Council provides advice on a wide range of issues such as curriculum development, student employment, internships, scholarships, and general fundraising.

Current members and the organizations that they represent:

Mike Baker, Dent, Baker & Company LLP
Lynetta Baldwin,
Corporate RE, AT&T Services, Inc
Brian Barksdale,
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
Marvell Bivins,
Energen Corporation
Hafiz Chandiwala,
Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.
Derrell Curry,
Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, PC
Kealon Drake,
Drew Edge,
B.L. Harbert International LLC
Don Hancock,
Regions Bank
Jim Huntsinger,
O'Neal Steel, Inc.
David Kassouf,
L. Paul Kassouf & Co., P.C.
Sean Lay,
Kathy Love,
Walter Minerals, Inc.
James O'Brien,
Vulcan Materials Company
Keith O'Neal,
Ernst & Young, LLP
Kenneth Penn,
The Pantera Group, LLC
Carol Phillips,
Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino LLC
Terry Sparks,
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Jeff Thornton,
Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore PC
Kelly Todd,
Forensic Strategic Solutions
Mac Underwood,
Birmingham Water Works Board
Cindi Vice,
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama