Our partner and our dear friend Briley Shirah passed away on March 8, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Briley was a certified public accountant with a B. S. in Accounting, MCL and Masters of Tax Accounting from the University of Alabama with over 20 years of public accounting experience. As partner and director of our tax group, Briley served the Firm and his clients as an expert in income taxation of businesses and individuals and was skilled in all aspects of the accounting profession.
Briley was an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Mobile Chapter of Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. Beyond his duties as a CPA, Briley served as a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and our community as a director of the St. Ignatius CYO Sports Committee, as a McGill-Toolen School Advisory Council Member, as a McGill-Toolen Stadium Board Member, as a CYO soccer and basketball coach.
Briley was an irreplaceable partner of our Firm and will be terribly missed. We hold his wife, Karen, their three boys, and his entire family in our highest regards and surround them in prayer.