Frank R. Parrish III, CPA, CFE, CIA, CCSA, CGMA, has more than eighteen years in professional experience, which includes over eight years of Big Four public accounting experience, four years regulatory experience with the PCAOB on their global inspections team and six years in industry in internal audit and corporate accounting. With significant experience in international coordination, revenue recognition, lease accounting and SEC filings, Frank brings diverse technical knowledge to each of his clients. He has experience in serving both private and publicly-held business enterprises, primarily in the oil and gas, mining, petrochemical, manufacturing and software industries.
Frank is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio where he also served as President of Beta Alpha Psi (International Accounting Honor Society) and a Bachelor of Science in Logistics from Wayland Baptist University and is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Internal Auditor, is Certified in Control Self-assessment and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Frank is also a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force where he was Contract Administrator, and a Certified Education Instructor and Master Instructor for the Community College of the Air Force.
Client Service Philosophy
“I believe in the value of relationships and service and have a passion for assisting clients in resolving challenges and finding solutions that best meet their needs.”
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio
Bachelor of Science in Logistics from Wayland Baptist University
Certifications & Memberships
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Texas
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
- Certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
- IFRS accredited by ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
- Microsoft Excel 2013 Expert Certification
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Institute of Internal Auditors
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Hobbies & Interests
When he’s not working, Frank enjoys spending time with his family: his wife, two sons and two dogs. He and his wife enjoy international travel, cooking, and renovating houses. During his time with the PCAOB, Frank traveled frequently to Brazil and became conversant in Portuguese. He is also working to increase his proficiency in Spanish. Originally being from Florida, other passions include anything involved with water whether it’s sailing, scuba diving, fishing or just spending time at the beach.