Cooper was a founding member of our firm which he and H.B. Lee Jr. began in 1967. He was a graduate of Howard College, now known as Samford University. He was an honorary member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants and served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Cooper’s influence can still be very much felt today at our firm. He always took a personal interest in his clients as well as employees. Seeing the way he treated others molded subsequent partners and staff members paving the way for success for our firm. Cooper continued to service clients until his passing in 2012.
H. B. Lee, Jr. is a founding member of the firm since its inception May 1967. H.B. has over 50 years experience in accounting, tax, and management consulting with privately owned businesses and their owners. He has extensive experience in retirement, estate, trust and gift tax issues. He currently engages in general business consulting, corporate tax planning, and income and estate planning for high net worth individuals and their families. H.B is a native of Frisco City, Alabama and a 1961 graduate of Auburn University. Out of over 11,500 CPA Certificates issued in the State of Alabama, H.B. holds certificate number 698.
H. B. is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, Monday Morning Quarterback Club, Birmingham Kiwanis Club and president of the Sessions Foundation. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Auburn National Alumni Association and Auburn University Advisory Council for the School of Business.