Matthew W. May, CPA

Matthew is a Certified Public Accountant and Senior Audit Manager with 12 years of experience. Based in Cherry, Bekaert and Holland's Atlanta practice, Matthew manages financial statement audits and consulting projects for publicly and privately held clients across a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, retail, and communications. His clients have ranged from venture-backed pre-revenue stage companies to multi-national public companies with revenues up to $500 million. Matthew has extensive experience with SEC matters, financial reporting, internal control over financial reporting, operational accounting, and venture and private equity backed entities. He is experienced in a variety of transactions including initial public offerings; secondary offerings; debt, venture capital, and private equity financings; and mergers and acquisitions. Matthew came to Atlanta in 2008 from Austin, where he worked for a Big 4 firm and served the technology companies of "Silicon Hills." During his career, Matthew was the Vice President of Finance and Controller for a communications company for four years. He directly supervised all accounting functions including financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, fixed assets, payroll, general ledger, and financial planning and analysis. Matthew helped to manage the sale of the company for $100 million and subsequently managed the successful integration efforts of the two companies. Matthew received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Baylor University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Matthew is a key member of CB&H's continuing education initiative, and he has designed and led internal and external CPE trainings on a variety of topics.