Elliott Davis, LLC Professional Earns Designation

December 19, 2008

GREENWOOD, SC – December 18, 2008 – Elliott Davis, LLC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business advisory firms, announced Anita Murphy, a bookkeeper in the firm’s Greenwood, S.C. office, has been awarded the designation of Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) by the American Payroll Association.

The CPP designation signifies a high level of professional experience and competence in the payroll field, and is awarded based on the successful completion of a comprehensive four hour exam, in addition to documented experience in the payroll profession.

“We are thrilled with Anita’s dedication to expanding her knowledge and expertise by achieving new certifications,” said Elliott Davis Director of Business Services Nancy L. Grigsby, CPP. “She is a great asset to our firm and our clients,” added Grigsby. Murphy is a member of the Western Piedmont Chapter of American Payroll Association.


Since 1925, Elliott Davis has been the accounting and business advisory firm that helps emerging and middle market clients continually improve their financial management. Today, Elliott Davis is one of the largest accounting and business advisory firms in the Southeast, and among the top five companies awarded as “2008 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.”

For more information about Elliott Davis and its services, visit www.elliottdavis.com


Established in 1982, the American Payroll Association (APA), headquartered in San Antonio, TX, is the nation’s leader in payroll education, training, and publications. The nonprofit association conducts more than 300 payroll education conferences and seminars across the country each year and publishes a complete library of resource texts and newsletters. Every year, nearly 18,000 professionals attend APA training sessions. Representing over 22,000 members, APA is the industry’s highly respected, collective voice in Washington, DC. APA members enjoy wide-ranging benefits that support their needs for updated compliance information and professional development.