Williams Adley Celebrates 35 Years!


With great pride Williams Adley announces its 35th Anniversary.  As we celebrate this milestone we extend our sincere appreciation to you, our community of employees, clients, colleagues, and friends who have supported us along the way.

In September of 1982, Williams Adley was founded in Oakland, California to provide full-service accounting, auditing, tax, and financial advisory services to its clients. Starting with a two-person office, the founding partners shared a common vision – to build a legacy of success for future generations. In the late eighties after several successful contracts, Williams Adley expanded to Washington, DC to put its mark on the Federal marketplace:

  • 1989 - Opened DC office and won first Federal contract as prime.

  • 1990 - Won historic contract with RTC/FDIC to assist with Savings & Loan crisis.

  • 1995 - Successfully graduated from SBA 8(a) program.

  • 1998 - Strategically expanded into Information Technology Risk Management services.

  • 2000 - Instrumental in assisting DC government eliminate Financial Control Board.

  • 2001 - Entered international market through contracts with USAID and State Department.

  • 2009 - Received multiple Federal contracts to assist with managing the national financial crisis.

  • 2016 - Selected by DoD as one of only five prime contractors for specialized audit services.

  • 2016 - Ranked 20th on coveted Washington Business Journal's Top Accounting Firms list. 

Today, 35 years later, Williams Adley continues to celebrate its rich history by providing its employees with an inclusive environment and a rewarding place to learn and grow. The firm proudly operates a thriving, highly-competitive Certified Public Accounting and Management Consulting business that specializes in services to Federal and local government agencies.

During this special celebration season, we would like to graciously thank our valued employees and clients for being part of our success now and in the future!


To learn more about Williams Adley’s services, click here to reach Suzanne Pasternak, Director of Client Services.


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