Top 40 Accounting Firm Expands Financial Services Group with Former Banking Executive

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 25, 2019) – Elliott Davis, a leading business solutions firm with nine offices across the Southeast, today announced that Tommy Tynes will join its Financial Services Group.  With more than 25 years of experience in a variety of senior roles at several large financial institutions, Tynes will further strengthen the strategic offerings Elliott Davis delivers to its clients. He will focus specifically on the firm’s growth in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

“We’re thrilled to have Tommy join our team,” said Barbara Rushing, practice leader for the Elliott Davis Financial Institutions Group. “His considerable experience serving as a leader for major financial institutions will enhance the value we deliver while helping our clients navigate the complexities of the financial services landscape. Tommy will also assist us as we expand our footprint and introduce additional services to our already extensive portfolio of solutions.”

Tynes focuses primarily on risk advisory services, consulting on key issues facing clients in the financial services industry. Previously, Tynes served as the senior vice president of credit risk analytics at Regions Bank, where he reported to the chief credit officer, and had responsibility for credit reporting, credit MIS and allowance for credit losses. Before that, he was the chief risk and compliance officer at Colonial Bank, overseeing risk management, compliance, internal audit and security departments with over 100 associates.  Previously, he was with AmSouth Bank, where he was chief financial officer for the consumer line of business, which represented 70% of consolidated earnings of the company. Tynes started his career at PwC, where he worked as a certified public accountant (CPA) and audit manager.

“Elliott Davis is a dynamic force in the financial services market, with more than 160 financial institutions clients and an expansive team focused on creating high-value outcomes,” said Tynes. “The firm has already made a significant impact in existing markets, and the vision for the future is impressive. All eyes are set on continuing this strategic growth plan, and I look forward to supporting the financial services team as we navigate and expand Elliott Davis’ reach across the Southeast.”

Tynes graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

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