R. Derek Poston, CPA

Derek, a Partner in the firm’s Charleston office, provides clients with auditing, accounting and consulting services. He has over 25 years of public accounting and received his undergraduate degree from The Citadel.

Derek’s areas of specialty include construction contractors, nonprofit organizations with OMB Circular A-133 requirements, manufacturing and business consulting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.  Prior to entering the accounting profession, Derek was an advanced jet instructor pilot in the Air Force.

In addition to his work as one of the firm’s partners in Charleston, he serves on the Board and is treasurer of the Friends Charles Towne Landing Foundation, a nonprofit that seeks to increase the knowledge of Charles Towne Landing.

A native to Charleston, Derek enjoys golf and following Citadel athletics. His wife Darlene works in the athletic department at The Citadel. They are members of The Church of the Holy Cross on Sullivan’s Island. 

 

 

 

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Specialties:

  • Construction Contractors
  • Non-profit organizations with OMB Circular A-133 requirements
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Consulting

Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board member and Treasurer of the Friends of Charles Towne Landing Foundation, a nonprofit that seeks to increase the knowledge of Charles Towne Landing. 

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree from The Citadel