Austin Gaines joined the firm in 2014 and specializes in tax planning and consulting for closely-held small businesses. He is a past president of Emerge Montgomery and served as president of Jackson Thornton Young Professionals (JTYP). Gaines serves on the Montgomery Mayoral Young Professional Council, is vice chair of the YMCA Boys Work Committee, is on the Junior Executive Board for the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and on the board of ClefWorks. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Jimmy Hitchcock Committee and serves as a Finance Committee member for the River Region United Way.
Gaines holds professional membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certifies Public Accountants. He holds an undergraduate degree from Auburn University.