Thomas (Tom) A. Puryear, Jr.


CPA, CGMA, Partner

Thomas (Tom) A. Puryear, Jr.

Thomas (Tom) A. Puryear, Jr.

Tom joined Mitchell Wiggins in 1984 and currently serves as the partner-in-charge of the Tri-Cities office. His clients are predominately nonprofit organizations, automotive dealerships, financial institutions and retail/wholesale distributorships. Tom specializes in accounting, auditing and taxation. He is also experienced in SEC reporting for financial institutions, including registration statements as well as annual and quarterly filings. Tom serves as the partner on the firm’s Auto Dealership and Manufacturing teams.

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Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • CPAmerica
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
Industry Associations and Community Organizations
  • Disputanta Ruritan Club
  • Home Builders of Southside Virginia
  • Virginia Association of Community Banks
  • Virginia Auto Dealers Association
Board and Volunteer Positions
  • Petersburg Chamber of Commerce: Former Board Member
  • Prince George Education Foundation Board
  • Prince George Emergency Crew Board of Trustees: Former Member
  • Southside Virginia YMCA: Former Board Member
  • VSCPA Peer Review Committee, Former Chair
  • VSCPA Day of Service
Education
  • Bachelors, Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University
Special Education and Training
  • Annual AICPA Auto Dealership Conference
  • Other than annual routine tax and audit updates, Tom attends specialized training webinars and seminars focusing on:
    • Effective Communications
    • Measurement of Outcomes
    • Memorable Client Service
    • Time Management
Personal Interests and Hobbies
  • Running
  • Playing golf