Doug Yoakley is a CPA and co-founded Pershing Yoakley & Associates, CPAs in Knoxville in 1983. In addition to his professional practice, he is part-owner in several other business ventures including the Knoxville Ice Bears, a local professional hockey team. Doug was born in Louisville, KY and moved to Knoxville when he was nine. He graduated from UT in 1978 and married Sara Benton in 1979; they have 3 children, Taylor, Jordan and Meagan. They have attended Fellowship Evangelical Free Church since 1991 where Doug serves on the Administrative Board. In addition to serving on the Boards of several businesses, Doug also serves on the Board of the Philadelphians prison ministry. Doug has served on KARM’s Board of Directors since 2007 and is currently serving as Chairman of the Finance Committee.
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