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

Executive in Residence

A317 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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Tim Keadle, CPA Partner Porter Keadle Moore, LLC Atlanta, Georgia Current Position –1984 to Present Audit Partner and Consultant Banks and Bank Holding Companies SEC Registrants UGA Executive in Residence –Teaching Audit and Accounting Research in the Masters Degree Program,Survey of Accounting-Undergraduate, and Advanced Auditing in the Masters program Other Duties: Business development Training Organizations/Community Involvement: 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 member of Georgia Bankers Association Board of Directors Prior Experience –1978 –1984 Audit Staff, Senior, Manager Ernst & Young, Atlanta, Georgia Education University of Georgia 1974 –1978, BBA (Accounting) Monroe Academy, (Forsyth, GA) 1972 –1974 High School Gordon Military High School (Barnesville, GA) 1970 –1972 High School Personal Originally from Barnesville, Georgia –Currently residing in Statham, Georgia (Barrow County) Married for 40 years to the former Kathryn (Kitty) Thomas of Griffin, Georgia (BBA 1978) Children –Daughter, Georgia Louise –Graduate of UGA –J.M. Tull School of Accounting; married to Heath Hardison, formerly of Warner Robins, GA –granddaughters –Macon Grace and Emma Louise. The family lives in Opelika, Alabama. Son, Walker Lee –Graduate of UGA, Finance/Real Estate; married to the former Natalie Barber –grandson –Sheppard Kincaid and granddaughter Brogen Leigh. Currently a currently a Business Services Manager with BB&T. The family lives in Athens. Hobbies –Hunting, Fishing, Camping, University of Georgia sports


BBA, Accounting, University of Georgia, 1978

Prior Professional Positions

Porter Keadle Moore,LLC, 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