Ebony O’Brien, CPA serves as a Partner at the Birmingham, Alabama office of Banks, Finley, White & Co. She joined the firm in August 2015 as a Staff Auditor and quickly promoted to her current position in 2023. Ebony has extensive experience providing tax, accounting and consulting services to small and medium-sized business entities. She has considerable experience serving as auditor in charge on large governmental entities in Alabama Georgia and Texas, as well as regulated broker-dealer entities. Her other broad experience includes audits of not-for-profit entities, performance audits and other special engagements of large governmental clients.
Prior to beginning her career in public accounting, Ebony had 6 years of industry experience in the operation and management of non-profit and non-public organizations serving in human resources and finance roles. Drawing from her HR background, she has served as a presenter/trainer the firms’ annual training on industry and IT related topics and is a member of the HR Recruiting Team.
Ebony obtained a Bachelor of Finance and Accounting from Jacksonville State University and earned her Master of Business in Finance from Strayer University. She is a CPA licensed in Alabama and Tennessee. She was recognized as one of the Top 25 Best and Brightest CPAs in Alabama, as presented by Business Alabama and the Alabama Society of CPAs (ASCPA) and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and ASCPA.