Entertainment industry veteran becomes the second member of Vaden Group/Elliott Davis to receive Billboard magazine award

Greenville, S.C. (August 28, 2018) – Elliott Davis, one of the largest accounting, tax, and consulting services providers in the Southeast, announces that Vicki Cherry, CPA, a tax shareholder and member of the firm’s Nashville-based entertainment and sports business management practice, Vaden Group, has been named a Top Business Manager by Billboard magazine for 2018.

“Vicki and everyone in the Vaden Group are passionate about the entertainment industry, and they bring that passion to the table daily,” says Rick Davis, CEO of Elliott Davis. “It’s no surprise to us that Vicki has been recognized by Billboard. Her approach inspires us all.”

Managing the financial affairs of some of the most recognizable artists and songwriters in the music industry, Cherry and the Vaden Group team specialize in business management, tax planning, investment analysis, box office settlements, royalty examinations, and concert tour accounting for the entertainment industry. Cherry also supervises and reviews the work of 12 business managers in the Nashville office.

“Vicki takes the time to build relationships with her clients, then tailors her service to meet their individual needs and goals,” says Mike Vaden, an Elliott Davis shareholder and leader of the Vaden Group who has been honored with the same award multiple times. “This personalized approach, combined with her vast experience and tireless work ethic, brings respect from her clients and peers alike. Vicki is most deserving of this award.”

Cherry graduated with a BBA in accounting from Austin Peay University. She is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and the International Bluegrass Music Association, as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.