Established in 1974, the Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest award presented by the Christian Brothers University Alumni Association. The recipient for this year’s prestigious award is our own Steve Dunavant. This award recognizes Steve for his notable level of success in life, significant contributions to his profession, support of CBU efforts, and contribution to society through public service and church activities.
Steve Dunavant has more than 30 years of public accounting experience and currently serves as a Managing Director for the Memphis office of CBIZ MHM, LLC. Steve was one of the founding members of the predecessor firm, Thompson Dunavant PLC. Steve provides guidance on a variety of financial and taxation matters involving: pass through entities, acquisitions/divestitures, utilization of tax incentives, and healthcare reform. His clients include "high net worth" individuals/family offices, private equity funds, and closely-held businesses.
Outside of the office, Steve has contributed time to many committees and Boards. Currently, he serves on the Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University and the Americana Music Association. Formerly, Steve was Chairman of the Board at Visible Music College, and on the Board of Directors at Triumph Bank.
To see the full press release on Steve’s award recognition from CBU, click here.