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About the Mobile Chamber

The Mobile Chamber is a private business organization with more than 1,700 members and the economic developer for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. The Mobile Chamber’s focus is to provide members with networking, marketing and professional development opportunities, expand jobs in the area, develop the local workforce, advocate legislative priorities and offer resources to help small businesses grow. Additional information is on the Chamber’s website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Meet Crow Shields Bailey PC

The Business View – August 2019 / Small Business of the Year Finalist


A construction company, an accounting firm and a hospitality destination represent the Mobile Area Chamber’s 2019 Small Business of the Year award finalists. They are BCM Morring Co., Crow Shields Bailey PC and The Stewart Lodges. The winner will be announced at an awards breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Mobile Convention Center.


A panel of judges reviewed a number of applications with five primary criteria in mind – staying power, economic impact, innovation, community contribution and strategy. Meet our finalists:


Crow Shields Bailey PC

Managing Shareholder: Gina McKellar

Founded: 1986

Number of employees: 25

Address: 3742 Professional Pkwy., Mobile


Crow Shields Bailey PC is a full-service accounting and consulting firm. In dealing with “standards overload and changes in the tax laws,” the company embraces technology to stay in front of these challenges and find better solutions to addressing them, said Managing Shareholder Gina McKellar. “Our millennials have played a huge role in this new way of seeing the world. We’ve learned not to ask ‘Why?’ but ‘Why Not?’” Founded in 1986, Crow Shields Bailey serves primarily small- to medium-sized businesses and high net worth individuals and has offices in Mobile, Daphne and Gulf Shores. In the past 10 years, the company completed a merger and two acquisitions and expanded services to include estate and retirement planning, business

valuations, business development and coaching.


What: Small Business Awards Breakfast

When: 8 to 9:30 a.m., Aug. 22

Where: Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center




Click here to read The Business View – August 2019


To read about previous Small Business of the Month stories, click here.


Additional information is on the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s website at www.mobilechamber.com, on Facebook at @MobileChamber and Twitter at @MobileChamber.