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Jeff Hawkins


Direct: 770.394.8000
Mobile: 404.444.6902

Jeff provides attest services for middle to lower-middle market, privately held companies. He also leads the Transaction Advisory Services team (TAS) in CRI’s Atlanta office for quality of earnings, target working capital, and other due diligence projects. He works closely with dealerships and provides consumer and business services. Jeff’s clients enjoy working with him because of his experience working with businesses in varying industries and his willingness to stay involved in every engagement.

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.