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Joseph May

Partner, Insurance Sub-Line Leader

Direct: 601.499.2511
Mobile: 601.573.3875

Joe’s career has focused on serving both insurance companies and insurance regulators. He has extensive experience with GAAP and SAP audits and experience working as a senior examiner and manager of financial analysis for a state Department of Insurance. He continues to serve insurance regulatory clients across the U.S., providing various services, including financial and market conduct examinations. Joe also enjoys providing specialized consulting services in areas such as regulatory examination readiness, change of control, business expansion, and forensics. He is involved with numerous insurance industry organizations and frequently participates and speaks at insurance conferences across the U.S. One of Joe’s unique differentiators is his team’s unique blend of understanding in both regulatory and traditional insurance accounting and auditing.  

Years of Experience



University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor’s
Millsaps College, Master’s 

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
Certified Insurance Examiner (CIE)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA)

I am a runner to relieve stress and I am passionate about scuba diving. In fact, I currently hold my professional dive master certification and try to get in the water as frequently as possible.


  • MUS Insurance Day

    On April 4th, 2024, CRI Partner Joseph May spoke at MSU Insurance Day regarding Fraud and the Insurance Industry. This event, organized by MSU Risk Management and Insurance, featured Insurance Commissioners from several states, along with a few hundred agents and other insurance-related professionals. addressed major issues related to fraud in the insurance industry and provided insights for insurance professionals from various areas of practice, including regulators, agents, and insurance company professionals.