Marvin joined the firm in 1999. He is Partner in charge of our Accounting & Advisory Group, is a member of our Audit, C-Suite Strategies and Construction teams and oversees our Red Flag Reporting services, Smith & Howard's 24/7 ethics and fraud hotline for clients. Prior to joining Smith & Howard, Marvin spent several years as CFO of a large Atlanta business. He has extensive experience in accounting, auditing, information systems, business management and consulting. Marvin’s background as CFO and his financial knowledge provide tremendous value to our clients in the areas of SOC engagements, internal control reviews, corporate governance matters, general business advice, accounting and technology services.
Marvin received a BBA in accounting from Georgia State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Construction Accounting Network and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. As a member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Marvin serves on the Board of Directors and also on the Chairman's Club. He is an alumnus of Leadership Gwinnett, and is an active member of the Georgia Chapter, Associated General Contractors. Marvin serves on the National Editorial Board of The Contractor, a newsletter for construction business executives. In addition, he is a Certified Information Technology Professional, as designated by the AICPA. This credential certifies that Marvin is recognized by the AICPA for his unique, multi-disciplinary perspective, his technology expertise and his ability to bridge the gap between business and technology. He is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) which demonstrates management accounting expertise, determination and commitment to achieving sustainable business success.
Marvin, his wife and children live in Grayson, Georgia. When not working, he spends time with his family skiing, fishing, camping and bicycling. Marvin is an active member of First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, serving on the Audit and Finance Committees.