Timothy (Tim) Keadle
J.M. Tull School of Accounting

Executive in Residence

B304 Amos Hall
610 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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Tim Keadle, CPA and former founding Partner Porter Keadle Moore, LLC Atlanta, Georgia Current Position : Since 2014 UGA Executive in Residence teaching Accounting in Practice, Ethics and Advanced Auditing in the Masters Degree Program and Survey of Accounting in the undergraduate program. Other Duties include Board of Directors ,Executive Committee member and Chairman of the audit committee of Classic City Bank in Athens, Georgia. Formerly served on the University of Georgia -J.M. Tull School of Accounting Advisory Board 2002-2017 -Alumni Board of Directors 2003-2017 -Former Alumni President 2013-2015 -Alumni Executive Committee 2005-2017 -Alumni Association-served as Treasurer for 6 years -UGA Board of Trustees 2013-2015 -UGA Athletic Board 2013-2015 -University Council at UGA 2013-2015 PKF North American Network -Past Chairman Financial Institutions Committee Former, former member of Georgia Bankers Association Board of Directors and former Chairman of the Bank Accountants section of the Georgia Bankers Association. Prior Experience inlcludes 1978 -1984 Audit Staff, Senior, Manager Ernst & Young, Atlanta, Georgia Education University of Georgia 1974 to“1978, BBA (Accounting), Monroe Academy, (Forsyth, GA) 1972 to1974 High School, Gordon Military High School (Barnesville, GA) 1970 to 1972 High School. Personal information : Originally from Barnesville, Georgia currently residing in Statham, Georgia (Barrow County) Married for 42 years to the former Kathryn (Kitty) Thomas of Griffin, Georgia (BBA 1978) Children :Daughter, Georgia Louise Keadle Hardison,Graduate of UGA J.M. Tull School of Accounting; married to Heath Hardison, formerly of Warner Robins, GA ,granddaughters Macon Grace and Emma Louise.  Son, Walker Lee  Keadle,Graduate of UGA Terry College of Business, Finance/Real Estate; married to the former Natalie Barber grandson ,Sheppard Kincaid Keadle, and granddaughters Brogen Leigh Keadle and Mace Rae Keadle.  Hobbies include,Hunting, Fishing, Camping, University of Georgia sports


BBA, Accounting, University of Georgia, 1978

Prior Professional Positions

Porter Keadle Moore,LLC( now Wipfli), Partner, 1984 to 2018

Ernst & Young, Manager, 1978 to 1984


2017 Percy Yeargan Graduate Teacher of the Year, Beta Alpha Psi, 2017

2015 Outstanding Alumni of the Year, Beta Alpha Psi, 2015

2002 Outstanding Alumni of the Year, Beta Alpha Psi, 2002


UGA Alumni Association, President, 2023 – 2023, University

UGA Alumni Association, Board Member, 2002 – 2017, University

J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Board Member, 2002 – 2017, University

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditing and Attestation
  • Banking