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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. In 2015, he was recognized by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals as a Top 10 Rising Star in Mississippi.

With more than eleven years of experience, Cal's practice is concentrated in income taxation and business advisory services. In addition to working with individuals, he also specializes in accounting and taxation services for partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates, and non-profits. Cal is licensed in both Mississippi and Florida.

Cal served as an officer to a number of student organizations during his time at Mississippi State and is involved with several service organizations in the Starkville community. He 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 has served as a deacon and chairman of the missions committee and is a current member of the budget and finance committee.

He is married to Laura Crawford Rackley, and they have three children, Addison, James and Anna.