Richard E. Davis, CPA

Chief Executive Officer
Direct: 864.242.2657
Main: 864.242.3370
Fax: 864.241.5740
Office: Greenville, SC
Direct: 864.242.2657
Main: 864.242.3370
Fax: 864.241.5740




Closely Held Business, Construction

Professional Overview

As the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Rick chairs the executive committee. With more than 30 years of public accounting experience, he has been with Elliott Davis Decosimo for his entire professional career. As Chief Executive Officer, Rick leads the strategic planning process ensuring its alignment with the firm’s vision, mission and core values. He also oversees key initiatives relating to geographic and practice growth; revenue generation; client satisfaction; business development; policy and process implementation; community relations; as well as employee recruitment and retention.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant (SC License #2690)
  • B.S., Accounting, Clemson University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board Member, Moore Stephens North America

Civic and Community Activities

  • Board Member, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Visitors, Clemson University
  • Board Member, Governor’s School of the Arts Foundation
  • Board Member, Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Board Member, United Way of Greenville County, Palmetto Society
  • Senior Advisory Board Member, Clemson University College of Business and Behavioral Sciences
  • Riley Institute for Diversity Leadership, Class VIII
  • Leadership Greenville, Class XX