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Knoxville-Area CPA Firms Ranked According to Number of Licensed CPAs, Then Total Employment
Rank
'18
'17CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local CPAs
Local empl.
Local offices
% of business:
Audit / tax
Consult. / other
Other services:
Top local executive
Founded locally
11PYA
One Cherokee Mills, 2220 Sutherland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-673-0844
pyapc.com
Knox
51
158
1
NA / NA
NA / NA
Management consulting, business valuation, litigation support, real estate advisory services, healthcare consulting, clinical and physician advisory services, risk and compliance advisory services
Edward V. Pershing
Martin D. Brown
CEO
President
1983
22Pugh CPAs
315 N. Cedar Bluff Road, Ste. 200
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-769-0660
pughcpas.com
Knox
41
80
1
43% / 43%
7% / 7%
Accounting, estate and tax planning, management consulting, business valuation, litigation support, small business advisory services and IT consulting
Susan R. Foard
President
1969
33Coulter & Justus, P.C.
9717 Cogdill Road, Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-637-4161
cj-pc.com
Knox
37
58
1
45% / 45%
10% / NA
Accounting, transaction advisory, litigation support, forensic services, financial planning, international tax and financial reporting services
Mike Parton
Managing Principal
1993
44LBMC
2095 Lakeside Centre Way, Ste. 220
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-691-9000
lbmc.com
Knox
28
66
1
35% / 50%
15% / NA
Health care consulting, business valuation, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, IT risk and compliance, wealth advisors, staffing solutions, digital forensics, healthcare data analytics
G. Gregory Gregory Gilbert
Managing partner
1984
56KPMG
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 910
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-690-0450
kpmg.com
Knox
26
56
2
39% / 22%
39% / NA
NA
John Riordan
Office managing partner
1987
65Crowe LLP
2095 Lakeside Centre Way, Ste. 125
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-7975
crowe.com
Knox
23
32
1
31% / 26%
43% / NA
NA
Marc Tolleson
Office managing partner
2003
77Rodefer Moss & Co.
608 Mabry Hood Road, Ste. 300
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-583-0091
rodefermoss.com
Knox
20
38
2
33% / 33%
33% / NA
NA
Jimmy Rodefer
CEO
1998
89Novinger, Ball & Zivi
4110 Sutherland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-1184
nbzcpa.com
Knox
18
29
1
0% / 65%
18% / 17%
NA
Richard I. Zivi Jr.
President
1977
98Pinkstaff Simpson & Headrick, P.C.
8858 Cedar Springs Lane, Ste. 5000
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-7010
pshcpas.com
Knox
17
37
2
18% / 65%
15% / 2%
NA
K. Ray Pinkstaff
Jackie L. Simpson
Scott Headrick
Officers
1991
1010Burkhart & Co.
900 S. Gay St., Ste. 1900 Riverview Tower
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-523-7400
burkhartcpa.com
Knox
14
26
1
0% / 65%
15% / 20%
Tax management and compliance, family office financial administration, business value enhancement and transaction consulting, outsourced accounting and financial reporting
Renda J. Burkhart
President
1982
1115HG & A Associates
6504 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-691-8000
hga-cpa.com
Knox
9
16
1
37% / 42%
9% / 12%
NA
Jenny Raines
Managing director
1984
1211Craine Thompson & Jones
225 W. First North St., Ste. 300
Morristown, TN 37814
423-586-7650
ctandj.net
Hamblen
9
15
2
40% / 40%
10% / 10%
NA
James W. Craine
Managing stockholder
2002
1312Lawhorn CPA Group
6312 Kingston Pike, Ste. 100
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-212-4867
lawhorncpa.com
Knox
8
27
2
5% / 40%
25% / 30%
Back office accounting & bookkeeping, outsource, business development services that include Power BI reports, automating procedures, business systems implementation, digitization
Jason Lawhorn
President, CEO1
1979
1413Purkey Carter Compton Swann & Carter
2335 W. Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN 37815
423-586-4850
pccsc.com
Hamblen
7
14
1
32% / 51%
1% / 16%
Complilation, review, payroll, write-up
Joseph M. Swann
CPA/Member
1949
1514Bible Harris Smith, P.C.
507 W. Clinch Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-546-2300
BHSpc.com
Knox
7
13
1
30% / 55%
15% / NA
NA
Shirley Harris
President
1949
1616Conry-Taylor & Morrow, CPAs PC
10107 Sherrill Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-777-2325
ctmcpas.com
Knox
7
11
1
0% / 50%
25% / 20%
NA
Patricia Conry Taylor
Partner
1988
1617Hamilton, Price and Associates, P.C.
6415 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-2600
ham-price.com
Knox
7
11
1
0% / 87%
5% / 8%
NA
Max Hamilton
President
1981
18NRTarwater & Company
5731 Lyons view Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-0294
tarwaterco.com
Knox
6
9
1
77% / 16%
4% / 3%
NA
Joe Tarwater
Owner
2003
1 CPA CITP, CGMA, MACC
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. Knoxville area includes: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. NA=not applicable or not available. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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