Gary D. Purdy

CPA (State of Tennessee),

CPA, CA (Nova Scotia, Canada)


Phone 901-761-2110


Gary joined our firm in 2004. As a Partner, Gary serves as the firm’s Director of Quality Control, helping ensure the Firm’s compliance with professional standards. He provides leadership in the audit and attestation services area and is responsible for planning, managing and reviewing audit engagements. He has a special focus in auditing Not-for-Profit organizations and Employee Benefit Plans. In addition, he is an active Peer Reviewer and a member of the Peer Review Committee of the Tennessee Society of CPAs.


  • Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada

          - Bachelor of Business Administration (1987).

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia

          - Diploma of Accountancy (1990).

  • Gary completes at least 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education annually.


  • Licensed in Tennessee as a Certified Public Accountant.
  • Licensed in Canada as a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA).
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (ICANS).


Gary is originally from Canada, having moved to Tennessee in 1997. His interests include travel, running and cycling, Canadian and American history, and spending time with his son.

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