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Perry C. (Cal) Rackley, Jr., CPA

Member - MS CPA #6025 - FL CPA #AC47387

Cal Rackley graduated Summa Cum Laude with Bachelor of Accountancy and Master of Taxation degrees from Mississippi State University in 2007 and 2009 respectively. He joined Watkins, Ward and Stafford in 2006 and was admitted as a member of the firm on May 1, 2014.

Cal is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was awarded the Silas M. Simmons Award for outstanding achievement on the 2009 CPA Examination.

With 14 years of experience, Cal's practice is concentrated in income tax preparation and planning, business accounting and advisory services, and business and non-profit audit/review services. He has extensive experience is working with a wide array of clients including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, and non-profit organizations. He is also licensed to practice in Florida in addition to Mississippi.

Cal served as an officer of a number of student organizations during his time at Mississippi State and continues to be involved in the local community. He currently serves as the treasurer of both the Starkville Country Club and the Starkville Sigma Chi Alumni, a board member of Memorial Gardens Park Cemetery, a member of the Adkerson School of Accountancy Advisory Council, and a member of the Renasant Bank Connect Program. Cal also enjoys volunteering as a coach for youth baseball, basketball, and soccer.

Cal is an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Starkville where he currently serves as an elder and financial advisor and has served in various other committee and mission roles.

He is married to Laura Crawford Rackley and is the proud father of their three children, Addison, James and Anna.