W. Joseph Bugg, III, CPA


Joe Bugg is a partner with WellsColeman with more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in auditing, financial reporting and taxation for a variety of industries, including construction contractors, manufacturers, real estate developers, and wholesale distributors. He also has experience in estate and trust taxation, individual income tax planning and tax compliance.


  • University of Richmond, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • University of Richmond Accounting Advisory Board, board member
  • Estate Planning Council of Richmond, immediate past president
  • Named Super CPA for Individual Tax by Virginia Business in 2012
  • JDRF Central Virginia Chapter Board, board member
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W. Joseph Bugg, III, CPA