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Larry Gildersleve Joins Porter Keadle Moore to Lead the Firm's New Business Growth Initiatives for Construction and Hospitality Industries

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Porter
Keadle Moore
(PKM), an accounting and advisory firm that serves
leading public and private clients nationwide, has announced today that
Larry Gildersleve has joined the company as the Director of Practice
Growth.

Gildersleve brings more than 33 years of financial and operational
excellence in Manufacturing, Construction, Technology, Private Equity,
Retail, Auto Finance and Banking to the PKM team. He will be responsible
for driving growth within existing core industries, as well as exploring
opportunities in new business verticals including Construction and
Hospitality.

Prior to joining PKM, Gildersleve spent 28 years in both the public and
private sectors, prior to launching his first private equity firm in
Atlanta, Panton Equity Partners, where he led the acquisitions of
Ameritech Facility Services, LLC, a construction services provider in
the restaurant industry, and Xpress Global Systems, LLC, a
Transportation and Logistics Company. Most recently Gildersleve served
as CEO of the private equity firm, Brightwell Investments. Having begun
his career in public accounting, Gildersleve returns to this industry
bringing his extensive network, knowledge base and experience to PKM to
help fuel new opportunities and drive initiatives.

"I am excited to join PKM, a firm which shares my belief for investing
in people and making it their business to truly understand their
client's needs to drive long-term success," said Gildersleve. "I look
forward to working with this talented team and being a part of its
continued success and growth."

"The experience, passion and expertise Larry brings to our team are
invaluable assets for PKM's business growth strategy," said Phil Moore,
Managing Partner of PKM. "We are pleased to have him on board and look
forward to a successful and bright future together."

About PKM

Founded in 1977, Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) has established itself as a
respected accounting and advisory firm serving public and private
organizations in the financial services, insurance and technology
industries as well as a diverse group of entrepreneurial small business
clients. At PKM, we provide holistic and growth-driven financial
solutions built on a deep understanding of our clients' businesses. The
firm is proud to represent more than 150 financial institutions and
serve as the leading advisory firm serving the growing craft brewery
industry in Georgia, and has been named as one of the "Best Accounting
Firms to Work For" by Accounting Today for more than decade. For
more information, visit www.pkm.com,
call 404-588-4200 or follow us on LinkedIn,
Facebook
and Twitter.

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