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Knoxville-Area CPA Firms Ranked According to Number of Licensed CPAs, Then Total Employment
Rank
'19
'18CompanyPhone
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
159
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
45
85
1
43% / 43%
7% / 7%
Accounting, estate and tax planning, management consulting, business valuation, litigation support, small business advisory services, 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
38
62
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
26
66
1
35% / 35%
20% / 10%
Health care consulting, business valuation, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, wealth advisors, risk and compliance, technology solutions, staffing solutions, digital forensics, data analytics
Andy Lowe
Shareholder, Knoxville market leader
1984
56Crowe LLP
2095 Lakeside Centre Way, Ste. 125
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-7975
crowe.com
Knox
24
36
1
30% / 28%
42% / NA
NA
Marc Tolleson
Office managing partner
2003
65KPMG
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 910
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-690-0450
kpmg.com
Knox
22
50
2
31% / 28%
41% / NA
NA
John Riordan
Office managing partner
1987
77Rodefer Moss & Co.
608 Mabry Hood Road, Ste. 300
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-583-0091
rodefermoss.com
Knox
20
42
2
33% / 33%
33% / NA
NA
Jimmy Rodefer
CEO
1998
88Novinger, Ball & Zivi
4110 Sutherland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-1184
nbzcpa.com
Knox
20
31
1
0% / 65%
18% / 17%
NA
Richard I. Zivi Jr.
President
1977
99Pinkstaff Simpson & Headrick, P.C.
8858 Cedar Springs Lane, Ste. 5000
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-7010
pshcpas.com
Knox
19
37
2
12% / 71%
15% / 2%
NA
K. Ray Pinkstaff
Jackie L. Simpson
Scott Headrick
Officers
1991
1010Burkhart & Company, P.C.
900 S. Gay St., Suite 1900 Riverview Tower
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-523-7400
burkhartcpa.com
Knox
17
24
1
0% / 70%
10% / 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
11NRWarrenJackson CPAs PLLC
606 S. Main St., Ste. C
Sweetwater, TN 37874
423-337-5003
warrenjacksoncpa.com
Monroe
9
25
4
15% / 52%
20% / 13%
Forensic
Douglas E. Warren
CEO
1963
1211HG & 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
1312Craine 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
1413Lawhorn CPA Group
6312 Kingston Pike, Ste. 100
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-212-4867
lawhorncpa.com
Knox
8
28
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
1514Purkey 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%
Compilation, review, payroll, write-up
Joseph M. Swann
CPA/Member
1949
1615Bible Harris Smith, P.C.
507 W. Clinch Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-546-2300
BHSpc.com
Knox
7
12
1
30% / 55%
15% / NA
NA
William B. Snyder
President
1949
1716Hamilton, Price and Associates, P.C.2
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
1716Conry-Taylor & Morrow, CPAs PC
10107 Sherrill Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-777-2325
ctmcpas.com
Knox
7
11
1
0% / 50%
25% / 25%
NA
Patricia Conry Taylor
Partner
1988
1918Tarwater & Company
5216 Highland Place Way Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-0294
tarwaterco.com
Knox
7
9
1
77% / 16%
4% / 3%
NA
Joe Tarwater
Owner
2003
1 CPA CITP, CGMA, MACC; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2018 survey
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.knoxvillebookoflists.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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