James Pursley


With over 20 years of public accounting experience, James (Jim) Pursley, CPA, is a knowledgeable and dedicated tax partner at Sikich. Jim works with healthcare, e-commerce and contractor clients, businesses, and individuals. His focus is on privately-held, mid-market business solutions, and he also has experience with governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans.


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of CPAs (MOCPA), Taxation Committee
  • Medical Group Management Association of Greater St. Louis, Former Business Partner
  • Kids in the Middle, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair
  • ARTCanDo, Inc., Former Board Member, Treasurer


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Missouri State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


  • “St. Louis Top Accountant 2017,” Small Business Monthly Publication
  • “One of Top 100 St. Louisans to Know,” Small Business Monthly Publication

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