Spence Price, CPA Chief Financial Officer

Spence Price, CPA  

Chief Financial Officer

Spence Price joined The Adams Companies in 2005.

Spence currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of The Adams Companies.  With operations in Gainesville and Atlanta, The Adams Companies manages 1.7 million square feet of industrial real estate throughout Georgia and operates one of the nation’s oldest moving and storage companies, Adams Transfer and Storage established in 1903. 

Spence is responsible for all accounting and finance, human resource and IT functions of the company.  Spence also plays a key role in strategic direction, planning, and implementation within the company.

Prior to Joining The Adams Companies nine years ago, Spence spent the previous five years as Chief Financial Officer of the W.L. Norton Agency, Inc., one of North Georgia’s largest real estate and insurance companies.

Spence also held the position of Tax Manager with Rushton and Company; a Gainesville based public accounting firm, as well as staff accountant with Adams Howard and Banks PC, a mid-sized Atlanta public accounting firm. 

Throughout his career Spence has been very involved in professional and community activities.  Spence currently serves as:   a member of Gainesville Kiwanis Club; a member of The Georgia Society of CPA’s; a member of The Georgia Society of CPA Real Estate Section; Board Member of Hall County and City of Gainesville Hospital Authority; Board Member of Northeast Georgia Medical Center; Current Treasurer and Board Member of United Way of Hall County.

Other past professional and community activities include:  Board Member of Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of Flat Creek Baptist Church Finance Committee; Treasurer of Greater Buford Athletic Association; 1998 Leadership Hall County graduate; member of South Hall Rotary Club; Treasurer of South Hall Rotary Club; Board Member of Gateway House; Treasurer of Gateway House.

Spence has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1995.  Spence graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a BBA in Accounting in 1993.  Prior to attending college Spence graduated from Johnson High School in Gainesville Georgia in 1989.

Spence was born in Athens, Georgia and moved at an early age to Gainesville, Georgia in 1978.  Spence married his high school sweetheart April Tankersley Price after graduating college.  April has been a school teacher with Hall County for the past 19 years.  She currently teaches at Spout Springs Elementary in South Hall County.  Spence and April have three sons, Garrison, Griffin and Gavin.  They currently attend 12 Stone Church in Flowery Branch, Georgia.

 

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