Carlton Avent joined Wexler | Walker as Vice President of Finance and Administration in June 2012. He is responsible for all financial reporting, accounting practices, budgeting, forecasting, internal controls, SOX requirements, HR and the management of the firm’s support staff.

Carlton has over 20 years of experience in financial reporting, staff development and proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation and implementation of financial management systems. Before joining Wexler | Walker, Carlton served as Senior Director and Assistant Controller for BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom. There he oversaw the Program Accounting and the Purchasing Controls Groups.

Prior to BET Networks, he was Assistant Controller for Allbritton Communications where he was responsible for the financial reporting for the Television Station Group. Carlton also worked as Director of Accounting for the International division of Discovery Communications Inc. where he managed Corporate Accounting, Foreign Currency reporting, Joint Venture Accounting, and overhead allocations.

Carlton graduated from James Madison University with a BBA in accounting and he is also a CPA and CGMA.