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Michael W. Skinner, CPA, CFP
Born on May 12, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia. A 1970 honor graduate from Lanier High School in Macon, Georgia. Graduated cum laude from Georgia Southern College in 1973 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting.
Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the State of Georgia beginning in 1975.
Certified as a Certified Financial Planner by the International Board of Standards and Practices for Certified Financial Planners beginning in 1989.
Employed by Arthur Andersen & Company in Atlanta, Georgia from 1973 to 1975 as a Staff Accountant.
Worked in Public Accounting in Savannah, Georgia since 1975.
Became an owner of the now Skinner, Bamdollar & Lane, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, in 1981.
Involved in the following organizations:
American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants
Member Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Past Chairman, Continuing Professional Education Committee
Past Member, CPE Task Force
Past Chairman of the Taxation Forum Committee
Past Member, Task Force on Governance and Structure Past President of the Educational Foundation Past President of Savannah Chapter
National Association of State Board of Accountancy Member, CPE Advisory Committee
Savannah Estate Planning Council Member
Georgia State Board of Accountancy
Member, Applications for Licensure Committee - Industry/Government
Member, Examinations Committee
Savannah Development and Renewal Authority
Member, Technical Advisory Committee
Downtown Business Association, Inc.
Savannah Sunrise Rotary Club
Charter Member, Past President
Telfair Museum of Art
Chamber of Commerce, Savannah Sports Council
Past Member, UGA/GSU Basketball Committee
Georgia Southern University
Member, Board of Directors of Southern Boosters, Inc.
Member, Advisory Committee of School of Accounting
Accounting liaison, College of Business Advisory Council
1990 School of Accounting Alumnus of the Year
2003 College of Business Administration Alumnus of the Year