Robert M. Gathings

Robert M. Gathings

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer






  • Mississippi State University, Bachelor of Professional Accountancy, 1981

Whether working with a client, an attorney, a coworker, or just in the general interest of the firm, Robert Gathings conducts himself with integrity and class. Excellence is of the utmost importance to Robert, as he gives 100% of his effort to produce high quality, objectively determined results. When it comes to finances in legal services, Robert understands that change is not only inevitable, but necessary, and works proactively with attorneys to provide clients with high value solutions. With a professional background, including eight plus years with KPMG, Robert is an experienced C-Suite executive who strives for nothing less than excellence and takes pride in he and his team's work. When not working, Robert enjoys serving various civic and community organizations, and currently serves on the board of a large community health organization. He also enjoys sporting events and, in particular, is a baseball enthusiast.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

  • Mississippi Business Journal, Top 40 Under 40
  • MSU Central Chapter Alumnus of the Year

Community Service

  • Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, Corporate Board
  • Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, Trustee
  • Downtown Jackson Partners, Board Member
    • Executive Committee, Treasurer
  • Mississippi Association of Legal Administrators, past President
  • MSU Alumni National Board, past President
  • MSU Alumni Foundation Board
  • Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service Board
  • Metro YMCA Board
  • Magnolia Speech School Board, past President
  • Southern Paper Trade/Sanitary Supply Association Board, past President
  • North Jackson Youth Baseball Board, past President

Previous Experience

  • U-Save Auto Rental of America, Inc. – President and CFO
  • Jackson Paper Company, Co-Owner and CFO
  • KPMG – Senior Audit Manager