Alan Alexander, Jackson Thornton’s chief operating officer, has been named chair of the CPA Firm Management Association.
Founded in 1984, the association was created to enable accounting firm managers to communicate with one another and serve as one representative voice of the profession.
“CPAFMA is an organization I am passionate about and I look forward to working with the board and all of our members to promote the mission and vision of the association in the accounting industry,” said Alexander.
Alexander came to Jackson Thornton from RSM US, where he was a strategic project director and senior manager. Previously he had served as chief operating officer of Sellers, Richardson, Holman & West, prior to their acquisition by RSM US.
A graduate of Auburn University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alexander is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.