Beers and Cutler partner Jere Shawver appointed to William & Mary's Mason School of Business Accounting programs board

Beers + Cutler, the leading accounting and consulting firm focused on the Washington, DC region, is pleased to announce that partner Jere Shawver has been appointed to The College of William & Mary's Mason Accounting Programs Board. The Board's mission is to support the Accounting Programs with the knowledge, influence and financial resources vital to accomplishing the very ambitious goals set forth by the Board and Staff.

"I am extremely grateful to Jere's commitment of service. Jere's participation on the Board will enhance our ability to build upon our Accounting Programs' already outstanding reputation and take what we believe to be their rightful place as a premier university provider of accounting education," said Lawrence B. Pulley, Dean, Mason School of Business.

"It is an honor to join the esteemed group of professionals who sit on the Mason Accounting Programs Board. As a 1982 graduate of William & Mary, I am proud to contribute my 25 years of experience in both public accounting and private industry to contribute to the overall success of the Mason School of Business. I am very much looking forward to serving the Board, the College, and its outstanding students," said Jere Shawver, partner, Beers + Cutler.

Jere Shawver leads Beers + Cutler's audit and assurance practice and its services to Higher Education institutions. He is responsible for identifying and establishing policies for executing audit and assurance engagements, monitoring compliance with appropriate standards and evaluating the impact of legislation on the firm's clients. He advises companies and organizations on financial reporting, accounting, internal controls and business matters and works closely with clients in evaluating and structuring transactions to comply with financial reporting requirements.

The mission of The Mason School of Business at The College of William and Mary is to serve the Commonwealth, the nation and the global community both by offering high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.

The Mason School of Business's MBA program is ranked in the top 50 nationally by Forbes magazine (2008), and its undergraduate program is ranked in the top 30 by BusinessWeek (2008).

About Beers + Cutler

Beers + Cutler is the leading accounting and consulting firm focused on the Washington, DC region with over 300 employees providing tax, assurance, and consulting services to many of the area's top companies and institutions. As experts in the industries that drive the region's economy, Beers + Cutler blends technical expertise with in-depth industry experience in real estate, commercial business, professional services and government contracting.

Beers + Cutler ranks as a "Top 50 Firm" nationally according to Accounting Today and is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a premier international network of accounting and business advisory firms. For more information visit

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