Brent E. Wilson, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
As an accomplished nonprofit executive, Brent has led organizations from periods of instability to stability and through phases of rapid growth. Under his leadership, the organizations have achieved record fundraising marks as well as expanded mission outreach. He specializes in helping organizations think and act strategically with their financial resources to serve more people.
Brent started his professional career as an auditor with the international accounting firm KPMG. During his time in public accounting, he performed financial statement audits on companies and organizations of different sizes and industries. This gave him an opportunity to analyze and learn how businesses operate successfully. As his career progressed, he used this knowledge to help lead organizations to efficient and effective operations.
Brent obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Millsaps College where he graduated with honors and was a four year letterman in varsity basketball. Professionally, Brent is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and is active in the Mississippi Society of CPAs where he is a past chairman of the Not-for-Profit Committee. He has also completed the Leadership Development Program through the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership and completed fund development programs through the Indiana University School of Philanthropy.
Brent and his wife have been married for over 25 years and have two daughters in college. They are active members in their church and community. When not working, Brent enjoys spending time with his family and staying active by running and playing golf when he can find the time.