W. Lacon Carver, CPA

Professional Designations and Memberships: Certified Public Accountant; Alabama Society of CPAs; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Past President of Alabama Society of CPAs; member of Board of Directors of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Education: Graduated high school in 1955, University of Alabama School of Accountancy 1962.

Experience: Entered practice of public accounting in Tuscaloosa in 1962. Practice areas include construction, real estate, physicians, attorneys, engineers, farming, manufacturing, retail, wholesale, petroleum jobbers, pension plans, restaurants, transportation, mining, estates, trusts, and foundations.

Civic Activities: Active in Tuscaloosa community since 1962, including : Treasurer of Arts Council for 13 years; President and member of board of Tuscaloosa Symphony; United Way. Board of Deacons of First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa.


DeWittJohn T. "Jack" DeWitt, CPA, J.D.

Professional Designations and Memberships: Certified Public Accountant; Attorney at Law; Alabama Society of CPAs; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Tuscaloosa County and State of Alabama Bar Associations; American Bar Association; Tuscaloosa Rotary Club.

Education: Graduated Tuscaloosa High School 1970; University of Alabama School of Accountancy 1974; University of Alabama School of Law 1980.

Experience: Entered practice of Accountancy and Law in 1980 after ten years of experience in private business, including computer programming and controllership positions. Practice areas include construction, real estate, manufacturing, medical, legal, engineering professional practices, estates and trusts, non profit entities.

Civic Activities: Active in the Tuscaloosa community since 1980, including: member of the boards of directors, West Alabama Chamber of Commerce, Indian Hills Country Club, Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society, treasurer and president, Finance Council and Audit Committees of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama, Finance and Building Committees of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School.


PalmKim C. Palm, CPA

Professional Designations and Memberships: Certified Public Accountant; Alabama Society of CPAs; American Institute of Public Accountants.

Education: Graduated Central High School 1982; BA in English from the University of Alabama 1986; BS in Accounting from the University of Alabama 1991.

Experience: Provides accounting compliance, auditing and tax services to clients in a wide range of industries, including construction, retail, governmental and not-for-profit entities. She has worked with firms in Alabama, South Carolina and New Hampshire, and also has extensive tax related experience, including multi-state taxation matters.


CookShelia M. Cook, CPA

Professional Designations and Memberships: Certified Public Accountant, Alabama Society of CPA's, and American Institute of Public Accountancy.

Education: Graduated Tuscaloosa County High School 1971, University of Alabama School of Arts and Sciences 1975, University of Alabama School of Accountancy 1986.

Experience: Entered practice of Accountancy in 1987 after eight years experience with the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Practice areas include professional practices, construction, services, farming, retail and pension plans.


Stephen DeWittStephen P. DeWitt, CPA

Qualifications/Training Information:

B.S. Accounting, 1973, University of Alabama
CPA certificate, state of Georgia
Various executive training sessions
Process Mapping Training
Project Management Training
Quickbooks Certified Pro Advisor
Experience with implementation of various financial software systems including
Peoplesoft, PBS newspaper accounting, Hyperion Essbase

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