Senior Tax Manager



Practice Areas:

Tax compliance and planning for individuals and businesses that require multiple state filings and payroll and bookkeeping services

Shawn Gillenwater CPA

Meet Shawn

Professional Experience

Shawn is a senior tax manager in the firm with over 10 years of experience in public accounting. His experience includes income tax planning and compliance for businesses and individuals that require multiple state filings. Going beyond the routine compliance standard, Shawn focuses much of his time and efforts on clients with multiple entities in industries such as healthcare, construction, and real estate. Whether it is a consolidated group of operating corporations, or separate entities with common ownership in various operating, management, and rental businesses, he is skilled at each segment to ensure the complete picture comes together. Additionally, Shawn manages client accounting services including payroll processing, bookkeeping, and compilation of financial statements.

Professional Affiliation

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. Shawn currently serves as VP of Membership in the Central Chapter of the MSCPA and previously served as Treasurer. He is also an active member of the MSCPA Taxation Committee. Shawn is a graduate of the BDO Alliance Leadership Development Training Program.


Millsaps College - Master of Accountancy

Millsaps College - Bachelor of Business Administration


In 2019, Shawn was recognized as a Top Ten Finalist in Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 under 40 award for business leaders in Mississippi. Shawn was a member of the 2016 class of Leadership Rankin.

He and his family attend Pinelake Church in Brandon, Mississippi.

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