William S. Kegley CPA, CGMA

Partner

About Will

A CPA, Will began his career as an auditor at a “Big Four” audit firm with specialized knowledge and experience in banking, retail, governmental, manufacturing and service industries.  Will has 15 years of experience in the private sector with a publicly-traded national retailer with over 400 store locations and $1.4 Billion in sales, with Senior Management roles as Director of Internal Audit, Corporate Controller, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer. He has significant experience in internal audit management, SEC reporting, audit planning and supervision, treasury management, budgeting and forecasting, and financial statement preparation.

Will provides services to companies in a variety of specialized industries including retail and distribution, higher education and other not-for-profit entities, financial institutions, and service industry. He has significant experience with regulatory compliance matters, internal control design, and financial forecasting and treasury management. He has assisted several clients in performing organizational risk assessments and in correcting internal control deficiencies.

 

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Accounting
Lincoln Memorial University

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Licensed in the state of Tennessee

Chartered Global Management Accountant

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

Institute of Internal Auditors (past member)

Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Greater Knoxville – Board Chairman

United Way of Knoxville Loaned Executive

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Over 30 years of experience in public and private organizations
  • 10 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, in both building new business and turning around existing businesses
  • Demonstrated passion for helping others
  • Experienced in project management and leadership
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