Warren Averett Announces Richard Huckaby as Tampa's New Managing Member

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Tampa, Fla. (July 31, 2017) — Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors, a top 35 accounting firm in the United States, is proud to announce Richard Huckaby as the new Office Managing Member for the Tampa office. Leading the Central Florida market, Huckaby will succeed Ralph Garcia who is retiring after serving the Firm successfully for 37 years, the last 14 as Tampa’s Office Managing Member.

Huckaby is passionate about client service and has been helping Tampa clients grow and thrive for more than 18 years. Huckaby has been an essential part of the successful integration with Warren Averett, having served on the Firm's Executive Committee as well as numerous other Firm leadership positions including the Manufacturing & Distribution and the State and Local Tax (SALT) client service teams.

“I know the Tampa office will be in great hands,” said Ralph Garcia. “Richard understands that our mission is to help our clients thrive. He leads by example, has a passion for developing our team members and embraces our firm’s culture and values.”

While Huckaby continues to make a significant impact on Tampa professionally, he is also passionate about giving back to the community. Huckaby is involved is several Tampa area organizations including Best Buddies of Tampa Bay, CFO Exchange, GiGi’s Playhouse Tampa and The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Richard is also a graduate of Leadership Tampa’s Class of 2011. Richard and his wife reside in South Tampa with their three children.

“I am excited about the future growth opportunities in the Tampa Bay area and believe Warren Averett is well-positioned to serve this thriving market,” said Huckaby.

You can view Richards Huckaby’s bio here, or click here to view his LinkedIn profile.

About Warren Averett

Warren Averett has grown substantially over the last few years to become one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 35 firms in the United States. With more than 800 employees and 340 CPAs, Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 15 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Mobile and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Panama City and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.