Senior management changes at Hernando CPA firm

The DeSoto County CPA firm of Williams, Pitts & Beard, PLLC (WPB) has announced two changes to the company’s key management structure.

Founder and Managing Member, Danny L. Williams stepped down as managing partner, effective Dec, 29, 2020. Williams has been a CPA for 52 years and, in 1983, established a CPA practice on the Courthouse Square in Hernando that subsequently became Williams, Pitts & Beard, PLLC. 

Williams will continue to work on a limited basis in the future.

Directly following that announcement, Jerry Pitts has been announced as the Managing Member of the firm. One of four partners of WPB, Mr. Pitts has been a CPA for 34 years and a partner of WPB since 1992. A resident of Hernando, Mr. Pitts and his wife Joy have three adult children.

WPB is one of the largest CPA firms in North Mississippi. The firm has been helping clients exceed their financial goals since 1983 by providing professional accounting, tax, financial statement and advisory services.

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Williams, Pitts, and Beard, PLLC news release

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