Paul Vantrease

Paul B. Vantrease, Jr. CPA, PFS



Paul B. Vantrease, Jr., “Brownie”, joined Dempsey Vantrease & Follis in 1980 and became a partner in 1983.  His prior public accounting experience included associations with Blankenship, Sumnar & Associates and Bradley & Crenshaw.


In addition to his duties as the Firm’s Administrative Partner, Mr. Vantrease services a broad range of small to medium sized businesses. Clientele include businesses in wholesale and retail sales, manufacturing, construction, medical, real estate, legal, and various professional services and industries.



Associate of Science – Cumberland University

Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Tennessee Technological University, Cum Laude


Professional Societies and Associations

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)


Civic Organizations

Board of Directors, Cedarstone Bank

Finance Chairman, First United Methodist Church

Past President, Cumberland University Alumni Association

Board Member, Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce

Member, Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club