Donny Donald, CPA
Donny Donald, CPA

“Create peace of mind for our clients.”

Donny joined Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith in 2000 and currently serves as a member at the firm.  Donny’s focus is in the areas of estate and trust planning, compliance and trust administration. Donny also works with clients in the area of foreign compliance reporting and with professional service companies in the areas of tax planning and compliance. He has represented numerous clients before the Internal Revenue Service in tax resolution matters.

Described as proactive and loyal, Donny attributes his success to his family support, hard work, the ability to analyze complex situations, and the ability to explain those complex situations to clients in a straightforward manner. He became interested in accounting when he took accounting classes that were offered to him in high school.

Donny grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and currently resides in Birmingham with his wife, Sharon, and their three children they adopted from the Ukraine in 2005. In his free time, Donny enjoys playing basketball, watching sports, hunting and spending time outdoors.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)
  • Estate Planning Council
  • Children’s Aid Society
    • Board of Directors 


  • University of Alabama – Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Cannon Trust & Estate School – Honors Graduate