Elliott Davis, LLC Names Communications Manager

January 28, 2009

Allison Leslie Bowman Joins Firmwide Marketing Team

GREENVILLE, SC – January 28, 2009 – Elliott Davis, LLC, one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast, announces the addition of Allison Leslie Bowman as firmwide communications manager. Located in the Charlotte, N.C. office, she will report directly to Denise Reis, chief marketing officer of the firm.

As communications manager, Bowman will lead Elliott Davis’ internal and external communications initiatives, including the intranet and website, employee communications, collateral development, public relations and advertising across the firm’s 10 offices in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia. Bowman has more than nine years of marketing, public relations and client management experience, including her most recent role marketing professional services worldwide.

Prior to joining Elliott Davis in January 2009, Bowman served as public relations and communications specialist for K&L Gates LLP, a law firm comprised of approximately 1,700 lawyers in 29 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. She formerly served as assistant director of alumni relations and development at the University of Maine School of Law, and news producer for WMTW-TV, both positions held in Portland, Maine.

Bowman earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Junior League of Charlotte.

“We are thrilled to add another seasoned marketing and business development executive to our firmwide marketing team,” said Elliott Davis Chief Marketing Officer Denise Reis.

“Allison’s experience in marketing professional services will be key in helping us achieve Elliott Davis’ business and communications objectives across all offices,” added Reis.


Since 1925, Elliott Davis, LLC has been the accounting, tax and consulting services firm that provides clients the solutions needed to achieve their objectives while offering their people rewarding opportunities. Today, Elliott Davis has 50 shareholders and 400 employees in 10 offices throughout the Southeast. Elliott Davis’ affiliates include Elliott Davis Capital Partners, LLC, a regional investment banking firm; and Elliott Davis Investment Partners, which creates objective and competent investment solutions customized to meet the needs of individuals, companies, endowments and foundations. 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 430 offices in 90 countries around the globe. For more information about Elliott Davis and its services, visit www.elliottdavis.com.