WM SHIRLEY - Former practicing CPAs, Financial Auditors, Business Advisors, CFOs/Controllers and Human Resource Managers with 60+ years of combined experience in Big Four public accounting and Industry experience providing strategic Advisory, Staffing and Recruiting solutions to businesses in a diverse array of industries. Prior to WM Shirley, W. Mark Shirley, CPA, President & Founder, was with ANDERSEN 14 years (80-94), in the Audit & Business Advisory Practice and Karen S. Brown, Recruiting Manager, was with DELOITTE 16 years (80-96), in the Human Resources-Alumni Relations Practice. For more, go to

Work History

Work History
Sep 1994 - Present

President & Founder

WM Shirley
Jun 1980 - Aug 1994

Audit & Business Advisory Practice Partner & Manager

Arthur Andersen
All years in Houston Office, except 5 years (87-92) in the Toronto Office.


1976 - 1980


Texas State University-San Marcos