Partners

William R. Burke - CPA, M.Acc.

Bill Burke serves as a partner of Burke, Worsham & Harrell, LLC. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Burke joined the firm as a partner in 1983. Mr. Burke graduated with honors from Georgia Southwestern State University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree and a major in accounting. He received his Master of Accounting (Taxation) degree in 1979 from the University of Georgia. Mr. Burke provides a variety of services to clients in tax-related areas, as well as trust services and estate planning.

Bill is a graduate of Leadership Georgia and a former member of the national faculty of the American Institute of CPA’s. He is a recipient of the AICPA’s "Discussion Leader of the Year" award. Bill has served as board chairman of the Bainbridge College Foundation; the Donalsonville Chamber of Commerce; the Southwest Georgia Regional Library; the Samaritan Counseling Center; Grace Christian Academy Foundation and is past president of the Southwest Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Society of CPA’s. Bill is currently active on the board of First Port City Bank, Donalsonville Hospital, Inc., Southwest Georgia Health Clinic, the Community Foundation, Southwest Georgia Regional Library Foundation, the Bainbridge Rotary Club and Friendship United Methodist Church.
bill@eburke.com

Rebecca B. Worsham - CPA

Becky is the Managing Partner of  Burke, Worsham & Harrell, LLC. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Becky became a shareholder of BW&H in 1989. Mrs. Worsham graduated from the University of Georgia in 1984 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting. Mrs. Worsham performs a wide range of services in tax-related areas, including tax planning and preparation, estate planning, and small business consulting.

Becky is the past president of the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, is on the Donalsonville Lions Club Board, the BetterWay Initiative Board. Becky is an active member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville.
becky@eburke.com

John Buckhaulter - CPA, CFE

John serves as a partner of Burke, Worsham & Harrell, LLC.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.  Mr. Buckhaulter graduated from Valdosta State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting and joined the staff at Burke, Worsham & Harrell in 2000.  Mr. Buckhaulter earned his license as a Certified Public Accountant in 2002.  John provides services to clients in tax-related areas, as well in as audit engagements.  He has experience in several areas of accounting including individual and small business tax, governmental audits, reviews, compilations, payroll, and sales taxes.  He also has experience in a manufacturing facility of a Fortune 100 company, where he served as a supervisor of business analysis.  Mr. Buckhaulter is a  member of the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, as well as of the Donalsonville Country Club, where he is the current Treasurer. He volunteers as a leader for the Cub Scout Webelos Pack #700
john@eburke.com

Margaret B. Harrell - CPA, CFE- Non-Equity Partner

Margo Harrell became a shareholder of Burke, Worsham & Harrell, LLC in 1994. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She graduated with honors from Troy State University Dothan with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting. Mrs. Harrell is the partner in charge of all auditing and review services. She is also a member of the First Baptist Church in Donalsonville.

margo@eburke.com