Harris "Trip" H. Barnes
Harris "Trip" H. Barnes, III, J.D. is Managing Partner at Barnes Law Firm, P.A. with offices located in Jackson, Oxford, Gulfport, and Southaven. He received his B.A. from Mississippi State University and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He received his Masters of Law Degree in Taxation from the University of Florida. Throughout his career, Trip has been active in professional and community organizations such as Kiwanis Club, Salvation Army, Boy Scouts of America, Mississippi State University Alumni Association, Harrison County Bar Association, and The Mississippi Bar. He has also conducted seminars for the American Institute of CPAs, Mississippi Society of CPAs, and other professional organizations.
Wilkins M. Crawford
WILKINS M. “WIL” CRAWFORD JR., CPA has over twelve years of experience providing audit and accounting services to telecommunications, governmental, not-for-profit, higher education and various other clients. Wil also serves as the accounting and auditing assistant director for BKD’s Jackson office. Wil is a member of the AICPA and MSCPA. He was awarded the Silas M. Simmons Bronze Medal for the 2007 CPA Exam. He also has served as president of the MSCPA Young CPA Network, chair of the MSCPA Governmental A&A Committee, millenial chair of the MSCPA Long Range Planning Committee, an MSCPA board member and was the 2015 winner of the MSCPA Rising Star Award. He is a member of the Association of Government Accountants and a reviewer for the United States and Canada’s Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting Program. He previously served as treasurer on the board of directors of the Central Mississippi Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association and on the Madison United Methodist Church finance committee, and he currently serves on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area. Wil is a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University with a B.S. degree in accounting and an MPA.
Donna M. Ingram
Donna Ingram is President of Donna M. Ingram, CPA, PC in Vicksburg, MS. She previously was a partner at May & Company, LLP for 18 years and has practiced accounting for over 30 years. In addition to being a CPA, Donna is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified in Financial Forensics. Donna is a graduate of Michigan State University. She was a member of the Mississippi Society of CPAs Peer Review Committee for over a decade, serving one term as Chair. She also served as Chair of the MSCPA’s Accounting and Auditing Committee. Donna served on the AICPA’s Peer Review board from 2003 to 2005. Donna is involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations and has been a presenter of accounting, auditing and fraud related courses around the country. Donna and her husband Paul have two sons, one following in his
mother’s footsteps as a CPA and the other an assistant PGA professional at Pasatiempo.