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James Summer III CPA

Executive Director, EY

James Summer is an executive director with EY in the Atlanta office and has more than 28 years of experience in providing professional services to a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations. He has served or is serving many of the country’s prestigious not-for-profit organizations. James serves as the firm’s representative on the AICPA Not-for-Profit Expert Panel. He previously served on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Financial Statements Project resource group and the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Other Financial Information Communication Resource Project Resource Group. He routinely assists engagement teams throughout the United States with technical matters unique to not for profit organizations. James has a bachelor of business administration from Emory University and is a certified public accountant in Georgia. James has served and continues to serve various not-for-profit organizations as a board member, advisory board member, finance committee member or audit committee member for organizations like the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, the Glenn Pelham Foundation, the School of Business and Industry at Florida A&M University, Youth about Business and the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.