Gerald attended Valdosta State College, majoring in Accounting, and received his CPA license in 1964. He is a founding member of the firm and has over 50 years of public accounting experience.
He specializes in income taxes, business consulting, employee benefits, litigation support and has significant experience (over 40 years) providing services to physicians, dentists, veterinarians and other professional service firms. These services include tax services, development of income allocation formulas, buy-sell agreements, practice valuations, benchmarking physician practices, and consulting. He is a member of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).
Gerald works with both large and small closely held businesses providing a wide range of tax services, consulting services, assisting with retirement and employment benefits planning and plan design, debt restructure and other services.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. During his career, he has been involved in community and civic activities. Gerald has served as board member and chairman of the Valdosta State University Foundation, state director of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and president of the Valdosta Chapter of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a charter member of the North Valdosta Rotary Club and was one of two CPAs that were responsible for chartering the Valdosta Chapter of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Gerald and his wife Marilyn reside in Valdosta and have two children and two grandchildren.