Randall P. Burton, II, CPA

Title:Partner, Assurance Services

Leadership Role:National Leader, Industrial Services

Education:B.S. in Business Management/Accounting, Emory & Henry College


Randall P. Burton, II

As the Firm’s Industry Leader for our Industrial practice, Randy’s most important role is adding value to his clients. To meet their needs, he leverages his practical, solutions-oriented approach and Cherry Bekaert’s robust suite of services. In this capacity, he also leads a group of professionals, deep in Industrial business experience, ensuring we deliver consistent and exceptional client service. The Firm’s Industrial practice is part of the THInc specialty practice that caters to the innovative needs of companies in the Technology, Health & Life Sciences and Industrial sectors.

As an Assurance Partner with the Firm, Randy brings more than 24 years of experience working with all sizes of companies, primarily in the manufacturing and distribution sector, and directly with a public company, while in private practice. After beginning his career at a Big Four firm, he joined the public company where he led the financial reporting, compliance and general accounting for almost 10 years before deciding to return to public accounting.

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Inventory & Manufacturing Process Analysis
  • Manufacturing & Distribution Companies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Minings and Extractive Companies
  • Revenue Recognition
  • SEC Registrants & IPO Readiness, Reporting Requirements

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
  • National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Fellowship of Christian Athletes for Central and Southwest VA
  • Board Member, YMCA Salem VA
  • Committee Member, Boy Scouts of America, Troop #51