Greenville, S.C.,- Elliott Davis, LLC, is pleased to announce that Russ Madray of The Madray Group will act as scholar-in-residence for the firm's Assurance Practice.  Madray, a nationally-known thought leader, scholar and writer, is a Senior Lecturer at Clemson University, an author of several best-selling books and a frequent contributor to several professional publications. 

Madray will act in an advisory capacity as an additional resource to provide technical guidance on accounting and auditing matters and regulatory developments. In this role, he will deliver thought leadership on emerging accounting and auditing topics and assist with the development and distribution of technical training programs and publications.

"Russ is a Senior Lecturer at Clemson University's School of Accountancy and Finance and has more than 25 years of professional experience helping CPAs throughout the country stay on the forefront of accounting and audit issues," said Rick Davis, managing shareholder of Elliott Davis. "We look forward to his contributions to our Assurance Practice."

In addition to being a best-selling author, Madray is a frequent contributor to American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Journal of Accountancy. He served on the AICPA's Accounting and Review Services Committee for three years and chaired the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants CPE Committee in 2013.

"Elliott Davis has an excellent reputation in the Carolinas and beyond. The firm places the highest emphasis on client service, which gives me a platform to do what I enjoy: partnering with Elliott Davis professionals to supplement their knowledge and work with them to understand and properly implement technical accounting and auditing guidance," said Madray.

A certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified management accountant and certified financial manager, Madray earned his B.S. in Accounting and Masters of Professional Accountancy from Clemson University.

About Elliott Davis, LLC
Elliott Davis is one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the southeast and ranks among the top 50 CPA firms in the U.S. With offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, the firm provides a wide range of accounting, tax, assurance and consulting solutions, concentrating on core industries, niche areas and emerging business sectors. Growing since 1925, Elliott Davis is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, an international professional association of independently owned accounting firms.

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