Randall P. Burton, II, CPA

Title:Partner, Assurance Services

Leadership Role:National Leader, Industrial Services

Education:BS in Business Management/Accounting, Emory & Henry College


Randall P. Burton, II

As Industry Leader for the Firm’s Industrial practice, Randy’s most important role is adding value to his clients. In this capacity, Randy meets clients’ needs based on his practical, solutions-oriented way and Cherry Bekaert’s robust suite of services. Randy also directs a group of deep, industrial-experienced professionals throughout the Firm, ensuring a consistent, exceptional service experience.

Also an Audit Partner with Cherry Bekaert, Randy has more than 22 years of experience. His experience includes working with all sizes of companies primarily in the manufacturing and distribution sector. After beginning his career at a Big Four firm, Randy led the financial reporting, compliance and general accounting of a public company for several years before returning to public accounting.

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Inventory & Manufacturing Process Analysis
  • Manufacturing & Distribution Companies
  • Revenue Recognition
  • SEC Registrants & Reporting Requirements
  • SOX Compliance & Internal Controls

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