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Steve Davis, CPA

Positions Held:

Presently and since January 1, 1991
Whitehorn Tankersley & Davis, PLLC

December 1989 through December 1990
Whitehorn Tankersley & Co., PLLC

October 1988 to November 1989
Vice President – Director of Legal and Compliance
Union Planters Investment Bankers Group

1978 to 1988
At staff levels ranging from Staff Accountant to Audit Senior Manager
Price Waterhouse


Responsible for planning, coordinating, administering and supervising the day-to-day execution of several audit and tax client engagements concurrently, including companies with many operating locations and decentralized accounting

Responsible for entities in the following industries among others:

  • Construction Contractors
  • Non-Profits/Churches
  • Local Govenments
  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Professional Services



Prepared financial statements and other reports to management including publicly issued financial statements and initial public placement offerings

Worked closely with management in evaluating potential acquisitions, mergers and divestitures

Prepared reports on the evaluation of internal accounting controls, accounting systems and management policies, including recommendations for their improvements

Prepared corporate, partnership and individual income tax retuns for both federal and numerous states

Current experience on peer reviews for numerous CPA firms, which included reviews of various industries and entities












Mississippi State University

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting






Civic and Professional:




  • Certified Public Accountant – Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past Treasurer, Mental Health Association of the Mid-South
  • Member, Tennessee Society of CPA’s Peer Review Committee
  • Chairman and Member, Tennessee Society of CPA’s West Tennessee Peer Review Approval Board
  • Past Member, Tennessee State Board of Accountancy Quality Review Oversight Committee
  • Past President and Treasurer – Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Memphis
  • Past Director and Secretary - Treasurer of the Memphis Junior Chamber of Commerce