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Timothy A. (Tim) Keadle

  • Executive in Residence
  • Part-Time Instructor, J.M. Tull School of Accounting


Tim Keadle, CPA and former founding partner of Porter Keadle Moore, LLC Atlanta, Georgia( now Wipfli,Atlanta). Current Position: Since 2014 UGA Executive in Residence teaching Accounting in Practice, Ethics,  Advanced Auditing and the Internship Classes in the MACC 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 from 2002-2017 ,the UGA Alumni Board of Directors 2003-2017 -Past UGA Alumni President 2013-2015 ,formerly a member of the UGA Alumni Executive Committee from 2005-2017 – Past UGA 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 and former Chairman of the Bank Accountants section of the Georgia Bankers Association. Prior Experience inlcludes 1978 -1984 Audit Staff, Senior, Manager at Ernst & Young, Atlanta, Georgia. Education: University of Georgia 1974 to 1978, BBA (Accounting). Personal information : Originally from Barnesville, Georgia currently residing in Statham, Georgia (Barrow County) Married for 44 years to the former Kathryn (Kitty) Thomas of Griffin, Georgia (BBA 1978) .  Hobbies include,Hunting, Fishing, Camping, University of Georgia sports.

Office Hours

By Appointment


  • BBA, Accounting, University of Georgia, 1978

Research Interests

  • Auditing and Attestation
  • Banking Accounting and Regulation
  • Securities and Exchange Commission Registrants Accounting and Regulation

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • 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, 2015-2015, University of Georgia
  • UGA Alumni Association, Board Member, 2002 – 2017, University of Georgia
  • J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Board Member, 2002 – 2017, University of Georgia
  • UGA Athletic Assoc- Board of Directors-2013-2015
  • UGA Board of Trustees-Board Member-2013-2015

Prior Professional Positions

  • Partner, Porter Keadle Moore,LLC (Wipfli), 1984-2018
  • Manager, Ernst & Young, 1978-1984