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Jeff Hawkins


Direct: 770.394.8000
Mobile: 404.444.6902

Jeff, with over 19 years of experience as a CPA in public accounting, specializes in transaction advisory services for buyers and sellers in the middle and lower-middle market sectors. As the lead of our Transaction Advisory Services team out of Atlanta, GA, Jeff is primarily focused on helping his clients with a successful transfer of a business. While his extensive experience spans various sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, dealerships, and rental equipment, Jeff spends the majority of this time on TICC (testing, inspection, certification, and compliance).

Years of Experience



University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bachelor’s

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

I am a lake person.

Jeff Hawkins AROUND TOWN

  • Business RadioX Interview Part 2

    Jeff Hawkins, a CRI Partner, spoke on Business RadioX about current M&A trends and what sellers should do to prepare for the recent market slowdown. This interview was the second in a series, and the conversation topic demonstrated how to help sellers manage difficult market conditions. You can check out Business RadioX for the episode.

  • Business RadioX Podcast

    CRI Partner Jeff Hawkins was a recent guest on the Business RadioX Podcast where he discussed the environment for selling middle market businesses and the mergers & acquisitions environment generally. Jeff, and host John Ray, covered the pandemic’s effect on M&A activity in the last two years, including the wave of sales at year end 2021. Jeff also discussed the due diligence process a seller will encounter, a Quality of Earnings Report, the role of audited financials, and much more.

  • J.P. Morgan 2022 Mergers and Acquisitions

    CRI Partner Jeff Hawkins presented at the J.P. Morgan 2022 Mergers and Acquisitions: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities webinar on March 16, 2022. This one-hour presentation focused on the aforementioned facets of M&A from a macro perspective.