GREENVILLE, S.C. – November 1, 2007 – As part of a strategic expansion and to provide its accounting and business advisory services to the Charlotte area, the shareholders of Elliott Davis, PLLC announced that Elliott Davis, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting firms, and Charlotte-based Elliot & Warren, PLLC have combined their operations.
“Given Charlotte’s market opportunities with emerging and middle-market clients and the availability of top accounting talent, it’s quite simply a requirement to have a presence in the Charlotte area,” said Regional Managing Shareholder Rick Davis.
According to Davis, the accounting firm plans to substantially grow its Charlotte office by adding approximately seven top-level professionals immediately – bringing the total number of employees to 32 – and doubling the number of employees over the next three years.
“By joining forces with Elliott Davis, we are in a position to deliver broader and deeper expertise to existing, new and prospective clients,” said Dan Warren, who will be managing partner of the Charlotte office, which specializes in serving emerging and middle markets in the construction, real estate, medical, dental, distribution, manufacturing and banking disciplines.
Elliott Davis will operate from Elliot & Warren’s existing facilities, which are located in the historic Industrial & Textile Supply building in the SouthEnd district.
“Dan and I have been proud to serve the Charlotte area together for more than 10 years, and this announcement brings a great opportunity to provide exceptional and expanded client service to the market,” said Bo Elliot. “The timing is perfect for us to make this move.”
About Elliott Davis, PLLC
Since 1925, Elliott Davis has been the accounting and business advisory firm that improves the financial management of emerging and middle market clients by offering a comprehensive array of accounting and business advisory services. Today, Elliott Davis is one of the largest accounting and business advisory firms in the Southeast, and among the top five companies awarded as “2007 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.”
Elliott Davis’ affiliates include Elliott Davis Capital Partners, LLC, a regional investment banking firm; Elliott Davis Technology Solutions, LLC, a leading full-service network integration and security provider; Elliott Davis Wealth Management Services LLC, which helps individuals achieve personal financial goals by providing planning, investment, insurance and brokerage services; and Retirement Plan Advantage, LLC, providing a broad range of qualified retirement plan services.
The firm is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, an international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms based in the U.S., and is strategically aligned with LEA Europe and LEA Asia Pacific, a worldwide network of 280 offices in 50 countries around the globe.
For more information about Elliott Davis and its services, visit www.elliottdavis.com.