Tennessee CPA elected to University of Memphis business college board

William H. "Trey" Watkins, member of Memphis-based Watkins Uiberall, PLLC Certified Public Accountants, has recently been elected to the Board of Directors for the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter.

"This opportunity to serve the University of Memphis and the Fogelman College of Business and Economics means a great deal to me," says Watkins. "As a graduate of the University of Memphis, the Alumni Chapter has been a great resource to me in my professional career. I look forward to sharing my time and dedication as a member of the Board."

The mission of the Alumni Chapter is to strengthen the relationship between alumni and their alma mater in order to effectively support Fogelman College of Business and Economics and the University of Memphis through service, contributions, and active volunteerism. The Board of Directors of the Alumni Chapter also serves as an advisory committee to the Dean of the College and is responsible for the facilitation of various events which support alumni and give them opportunities for networking within the community.

As a member with a concentration in auditing at Watkins Uiberall, Watkins provides comprehensive audit preparation, compliance, and consulting services. He is actively involved in the administration of the firm's audit department, serving as a mentor and leader to the department's staff and ensuring deadlines are met and quality deliverables are produced. Watkins is a Certified Public Accountant (Tennessee) and is an active member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is a graduate of the University of Memphis, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 1996.

Watkins Uiberall has been providing accounting and business consulting services in the Mid-South since 1971. As one of the largest locally-owned certified public accounting firms in Memphis, the firm employs over 60 individuals including 9 partners and 40 professionals. Through its affiliated companies, Plan Administration Consulting, LLC and Watkins Uiberall Healthcare Consulting Group, LLC, the firm goes beyond the traditional services of tax accounting and auditing by offering clients extended services such as retirement plan administration and healthcare-focused business advisory and consulting services.

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