BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Members, Beverly Virciglio, CPA, CFP® and Scott Robey, CPA, CFP®, have been approved as an Accredited Estate Planner's® (AEP®). The AEP® designation is awarded by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) to credentialed estate planning professionals who meet special requirements of education, experience, knowledge, professional reputation and character. The AEP® designation is only available to attorneys, CPA's, CLU's, CFP®'s, ChFC's and Certified Trust and Financial Analysts. Virciglio and Robey join approximately 1,700 designees across the US, and are recognized as CPA's who have committed to the specialized knowledge and team approach of estate planning.

Virciglio has been employed with Warren Averett since 1993 and serves as a leader for the Firm's Estate & Trust Service Area. Her public accounting experience has been primarily in the areas of estate, gift, trust and individual taxation, financial reporting and taxation for closely-held and not-for-profit businesses, and financial planning for individuals.

Robey is a Member in the Firm's Tax Division and has been practicing in the public accounting profession in the Tampa Bay area since 1988. He is a leader within the Estate Planning Division of the Firm, including assisting families in their personal financial, estate and gift planning.

 "I am proud to have had the opportunity to nominate Virciglio and Robey for this designation, but it was their resumes and skills that completed the designation process," said Greg Sellers, Montgomery Member of Warren Averett. "With the addition of Virciglio and Robey, Warren Averett's Estate and Trust group now has five members with an AEP® certification which distinguishes the Firm as specializing in estate planning."  

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

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