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"Having changed all of my accounting services, both business and personal, to the firm only a few years ago, I can truly say that I am very impressed with the quality of service they are providing. Everyone we have dealt with at their firm is noticeably professional, extremely knowledgeable, and very accessible. Their advice has been very insightful, straightforward and beneficial. I would highly recommend Wilkins Miller Hieronymus to anyone."

James I. Hollon, III
Brabner & Hollon, Inc.
 


History

1960
George A. Hieronymus, Jr., founder of George A. Hieronymus & Co., begins his professional career as a staff accountant at a large local firm. He later becomes partner at the same firm.
1966

Marion Wilkins and Max Miller had separate accounting practices but worked on the same floor of the Merchants Bank building.  Marion was in business with Billy Sims and Max had John Mostellar working for him.  After a busy tax season they decided to form a partnership to be called Wilkins & Miller.  The firm moved to 1706 Government Street to start the practice.  The Partnership was successful and grew in size over the next twelve years.

1975
Wilkins Miller relocates its office from downtown Mobile to midtown at 3201 Dauphin Street.
1978

Wilkins & Miller merges with Pannell Kerr Forster an international accounting firm which was the nation's 11th largest accounting firm.  According to Marion Wilkins, "Although our firm was initially reluctant about merging, we chose Harris, Kerr (PKF) because of their quality control program - they had just issued their quality control manual, which was distributed to each office and staff member.  They also had their own CPE courses which partners and staff alike attended for 40 hours a year.  We also liked their philosophy of local control, and we wanted to protect our practice base."

1985

Charles Phillips joins the practice as a partner with the merger of his firm Charles Phillips & Company.

1987

Wilkins Miller relocates its office to a larger space at 2800 Dauphin Street, Suite 101, its current office location. George A Hieronymus, Jr. formed George A. Hieronymus & Co. on July 1, 1987.

1991

The Mobile office of Pannell Kerr Forster is purchased and the name is changed to Wilkins Miller Stalcup Galle Brown and Cameron, P.C.  The founding shareholders are:  Marion F. Wilkins, Max E. Miller, Carey L. Galle, Jr., L. Page Stalcup, III, Frank D. Brown and Emmett Cameron.

Mark E. Hieronymus, son of George A. Hieronymus, Jr., becomes partner of George A. Hieronymus & Co.

1995

W. Allen Carroll, Jr. is admitted as a shareholder of Wilkins Miller Stalcup Galle Brown and Cameron, P.C.  As the firm grows in size and the number of shareholders increases, the name is changed to Wilkins Miller, P.C. to honor its founders.


1996
Patricia M. Bessonen becomes partner of George A. Hieronymus & Co. on January 1.

1998
Michael J. Kintz is admitted as a shareholder of Wilkins Miller, PC.

John W. Jeffries and John Sheldon are named partners of George A. Hieronymus & Co.
1999
George A. Hieronymus & Co. merges with Hudson, Gaillard & Jones, LLC, forming our predecessor firm of Hieronymus, Gaillard & Jones, LLC.
2000
Peter D'Olive becomes partner with Hieronymus, Gaillard & Jones.
2001
Claude M. Warren, IV is admitted as a shareholder of Wilkins Miller, P.C.
2004
Brian M. Blakeney is admitted as a shareholder of Wilkins Miller, P.C.

Wilkins Miller, P.C. goes paperless.
2007

Wilkins Miller announces the opening of a Baldwin County Office in response to a growing client base in the area.  The firm's Baldwin County office is located in Fairhope at 35 South Section Street.

2009

On July 1, 2009, Wilkins Miller, PC and Hieronymus, Gaillard & Jones, LLC combine firms. With over sixty-five employees, the new firm, Wilkins Miller Hieronymus, LLC, instantly becomes the largest accounting firm in the Mobile Bay area. Now with nearly sixty-five employees, including thirty-two Certified Public Accountants, Wilkins Miller Hieronymus continues to grow alongside the expanding Gulf Coast Region.

2011

Wilkins Miller Hieronymus relocates its Mobile offices from 2800 Dauphin Street and 10 North Florida Street to the BB&T Bank Centre 4th floor at 41 West Interstate 65 Service Road North.  This new office is now home to some sixty-five WMH employees.

On October 1, 2011, Wilkins Miller Hieronymus acquired the Mobile-based accounting practice of Cherry, Bekaert & Holland.  As a result of this acquisition, Ken Litton and Scott Province, have joined Wilkins Miller Hieronymus and have relocated to its Mobile office.