Leadership

Members of the Tennessee Society of CPAs are leaders on many levels of local, state and national affairs. Members can download a printable leadership directory here>

TSCPA Board of Directors

  • Chair, Christian E. Bennett, CPA
  • Chair-Elect, Geoffrey L. Stewart, CPA
  • (2019-2022), Jonathan C. Bailey, CPA
  • (2020-2023), Kelly S. Crow, CPA
  • (2021-2024), Gregory O. Davis, CPA
  • (2020-2023), Jerome C. England, CPA
  • (2021-2022), Richard W. Hill, CPA
  • (2021-2024), Gina B. Pruitt, CPA
  • (2020-2023), Paula B. Thomas, CPA
  • (2019-2022), Robert K. Weatherly, CPA, ABV, CFF
  • (2021-2024), Marcie J. Williams, CPA

TSCPA Council Members

Officers and Directors

  • Christian E. Bennett, Chair
  • Geoffrey L. Stewart, Chair-Elect
  • Jonathan C. Bailey
  • Kelly S. Crow
  • Gregory O. Davis
  • Jerome C. England
  • Richard W. Hill
  • Gina B. Pruitt
  • Paula B. Thomas
  • Robert K. Weatherly
  • Marcie J. Williams

Council terms commence on the day following election.

Past Chairs

  • Joseph F. Decosimo (1964-65)
  • F. Stewart McCorkle (1969-70)
  • Robert C. Brannon (1975-76)
  • C. Mack Browder (1984-85)
  • Claude Blankenship (1986-87)
  • C. Don Royston (1987-88)
  • Grady P. Williams (1989-90)
  • Darrel E. Tongate (1990-91)
  • Will J. Pugh (1991-92)
  • William G. Griesbeck (1992-93)
  • Casey M. Stuart (1995-96)
  • J. Daniel Pressley (1996-97)
  • Wynne E. Baker (1997-98)
  • Mark M. Layne (1998-99)
  • Robbie A. McKinney (1999-2000)
  • David K. Morgan (2000-01)
  • Tony Jennings (2001-02)
  • Ernest F. Baugh Jr. (2002-03)
  • G. Gregory Gilbert (2003-04)
  • John M. Griesbeck (2004-05)
  • Robert V. Whisenant (2005-06)
  • Louis S. Wright (2006-07)
  • Janice B. Smith (2007-08)
  • R. Michael Cain (2008-09)
  • David A. Curbo (2009-10)
  • Jack A. “Andy” Bonner (2010-11)
  • Katherine G. Watts (2011-12)
  • M. David Haddock Jr. (2012-13)
  • Kevin E. Hickman (2013-14)
  • Arthur L. Sparks Jr. (2014-15)
  • Charles F. Groves III (2015-16)
  • Sondra T. Harris-Webb (2016-17)
  • Douglas E. Warren (2017-18)
  • Mark E. Steadman (2018-19)
  • Anita Hamilton (2019-20)
  • Barrett V. Simonis (2020-21)

Elected Members

Terms expire the day after the annual meeting of Council in the year indicated.

Appalachian Chapter

  • Larry Kyte 2022
  • Michelle Freeman 2023

Chattanooga Chapter

  • Heather Batson 2022
  • Stephanie Graham 2022
  • Melody Peace 2022
  • Tony Sanders 2022
  • Larry Stone 2022
  • John Eaves 2023
  • Christina Edwards 2023
  • Tara Moore 2023

Elk Valley Chapter

  • Steven Swindall 2022

Knoxville Chapter

  • John Bailes 2022
  • Brandon Barry 2022
  • Keith Jackson 2022
  • Lee Sherbakoff 2022
  • Ben Alexander 2023
  • Bruce Behn 2023
  • Karen Hellmund 2023
  • Ed Lay 2023
  • Larry Elmore 2023

Memphis Chapter

  • Keith Fulfer 2022
  • Tyler Harvell 2022
  • Frank Horvell 2022
  • Mark McBryde 2022
  • Jennifer Weske 2022
  • Cynthia Elliot 2023
  • Tim Ellis 2023
  • Greg Gillaspie 2023
  • David Grissom 2023
  • Vivian Irby Edwards 2023

Nashville Chapter

  • Kelvin Ault 2022
  • Jennifer Bailey 2022
  • Jeff Ballard 2022
  • Cara L. Becht 2022
  • Charles Frasier 2022
  • Katie Grant 2022
  • Rowan Leathers 2022
  • David Lister 2022
  • Susan Maddux 2022
  • Brian Masterson 2022
  • Adam McDowell 2022
  • Marian Schmidt 2022
  • Mallory Schneider 2022
  • L. Sean Owens 2022
  • Marilyn Young 2022

 

  • CJ Blankenship 2023
  • Rachel Lloyd 2023
  • David Middlebrooks 2023
  • Royce Rhea 2023
  • Andrew Moss 2023
  • Amy Jamison 2023
  • Briana Mullenax 2023
  • Ryan Myers 2023
  • Kristin Parks 2023
  • Alisa Peters 2023
  • Joseph Proctor 2023
  • Lynsey Roberts 2023

Upper Cumberland Chapter

  • Tom Janney 2022

West Tennessee Chapter

  • Berry Zeigler 2022
  • Katie Little 2023

TSCPA Members on the State Board of Accountancy

Members of the State Board of Accountancy are appointed by the governor of Tennessee for terms of three years, expiring June 30.

  • Kevin Monroe (2022)
    Nashville
  • Jack A. Bonner Jr. (2023)
    Tazewell
  • Larry Elmore (2024)
    Knoxville
  • Janet Booker-Davis (2024)
    Franklin
  • Pamela Church (2022)
    Memphis
    • Gregory Gilbert (2022)
      Knoxville
    • John Griesbeck (2023)
      Memphis
    • Gay Moon (2023)
      Nashville
    • Robert Vance (2024)
      Memphis

TSCPA Past Presidents and Chairs

  • 1931-33 Harry M. Jay
  • 1933-34 M.O. Carter
  • 1934-35 Hilary H. Osborn
  • 1935-36 Roscoe C. Clark
  • 1936-37 Hoskins Van Hooser
  • 1936-37 N.H. Craig
  • 1937-38 John H. Rawlings
  • 1938-39 John T. Menefee
  • 1939-40 Harry F. Hinderer
  • 1940-41 Harry M. Jay
  • 1941-42 John S. Glenn Jr.
  • 1942-43 J. Homer Hardy
  • 1943-44 Hal Canary
  • 1944-45 John S. Glenn Sr.
  • 1945-46 Everett R. Baylor
  • 1946-47 Glenn R. Kleinau
  • 1947-48 William A. Barclay
  • 1948-49 James W. Allen Sr.
  • 1949-50 R. Carl Counts
  • 1950-51 C.H. Lockerby
  • 1951-52 Russell G. Ragsdale
  • 1952-53 Fred G. Page
  • 1953-54 Albert M. Miller
  • 1954-55 Oliver P. Cobb Jr.
  • 1955-56 John St. C. Werth
  • 1956-57 John H. Hanson Jr.
  • 1957-58 Thomas S. Lewis Jr.
  • 1958-59 James L. Dallas
  • 1959-60 H. Landrith Thomas
  • 1960-61 Daniel B. Blair
  • 1961-62 William L. Martin
  • 1962-63 Edward N. Backus
  • 1963-64 S. Herbert Rhea
  • 1964-65 Joseph F. Decosimo
  • 1965-66 Edward E. Lee Jr.
  • 1966-67 John C. Powell
  • 1967-68 Paul C. Bradshaw
  • 1968-69 Joseph Kraft
  • 1969-70 F. Stewart McCorkle
  • 1970-71 James H. Daves
  • 1971-72 L. Bernard Stone
  • 1972-73 Alvah A. Carroll Jr.
  • 1973-74 William M. Frazee
  • 1974-75 William D. Sharp
  • 1975-76 Robert C. Brannon
  • 1976-77 Billy G. Spain
  • 1977-78 Herman D. Carriger
  • 1978-79 John R. McCabe Jr.
  • 1979-80 Maxie O. Patton
  • 1980-81 Truman W. Brooks
  • 1981-82 Thomas L. Burgess
  • 1982-83 Imogene A. Posey
  • 1983-84 Calvin A. King
  • 1984-85 C. Mack Browder
  • 1985-86 S. Lawson Crain
  • 1986-87 Claude E. Blankenship
  • 1987-88 C. Don Royston
  • 1988-89 Ray F. Kamler
  • 1989-90 Grady P. Williams
  • 1990-91 Darrel E. Tongate
  • 1991-92 Will J. Pugh
  • 1992-93 William G. Griesbeck
  • 1993-94 Joe A. Thorne
  • 1994-95 Charles N. Dennard
  • 1995-96 Casey M. Stuart
  • 1996-97 J. Daniel Pressley
  • 1997-98 Wynne E. Baker
  • 1998-99 Mark M. Layne
  • 1999-00 Robbie A. McKinney
  • 2000-01 David K. Morgan
  • 2001-02 Tony Jennings
  • 2002-03 Ernest F. Baugh Jr.
  • 2003-04 G. Gregory Gilbert
  • 2004-05 John M. Griesbeck
  • 2005-06 Robert V. Whisenant
  • 2006-07 Louis S. Wright
  • 2007-08 Janice B. Smith
  • 2008-09 R. Michael Cain
  • 2009-10 David A. Curbo
  • 2010-11 Jack A. “Andy” Bonner Jr.
  • 2011-12 Katherine G. Watts
  • 2012-13 M. David Haddock Jr.
  • 2013-14 Kevin E. Hickman
  • 2014-15 Arthur L. Sparks Jr.
  • 2015-16 Charles F. Groves III
  • 2016-17 Sondra T. Harris-Webb
  • 2017-18 Douglas E. Warren
  • 2018-19 Mark E. Steadman
  • 2019-20 Anita Hamilton
  • 2020-21 Barrett V. Simonis