BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Warren Averett, LLC., Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Gregory E. Sellers, CPA, AEP®, was elected President of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) during its Annual Conference held November 20-22, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sellers has been in practice for more than 27 years and specializes in estate, gift and trust tax planning and preparation. He is a leader of the Firm's Estate and Trust Practice Group, and is a member of the Firm's Executive Committee and Strategic Initiative Group. During his eight prior years of board service on the board of directors of NAEPC, Sellers served in the Association's Treasurer and Secretary offices, Chairman of the AEP® Designation Committee and Chairman of the Council Relations Committee. He was also a member of the organization's Website/Technology Committee and a past director for the NAEPC Education Foundation. Sellers is a past president of the Montgomery Estate Planning Council, and served on their Board of Directors for eight years.

About NAEPC

NAEPC is a national non-profit organization of professional estate planners and affiliated estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards in the estate planning profession, including the development and maintenance of the Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) and Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) designations.  NAEPC currently consists of approximately 250 local estate planning councils and their 28,000 members throughout the United States. Its mission is to promote excellence, professionalism, and the team concept of estate planning among credentialed professionals in estate planning profession. NAEPC fosters public awareness of the quality services rendered by professionals who meet these standards and builds a team approach involving cross-professional disciplines to better serve the public's need for estate planning. For additional information, visit http://www.naepc.org/.

About Warren Averett

Warren Averett has grown substantially over the last few years to become one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 30 firms in the United States. With more than 800 employees and 340 CPAs, Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 15 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Crestview and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit http://www.warrenaverett.com/.

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