GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 11, 2015) — The shareholders of Elliott Davis Decosimo and Crowell & Crowell have voted to combine their firms effective January 1, 2016. The combination expands Elliott Davis Decosimo’s banking and financial services presence in Tennessee and gives Crowell & Crowell additional resources to adapt to their clients’ growing needs.
Just recently, Elliott Davis Decosimo announced a growing presence of the Banking and Financial Services practice in the Nashville and Knoxville markets with the relocation of two key members of the financial services team. This combination further expands the banking specialty area for both firms. Elliott Davis Decosimo currently serves more than 120 financial institutions across the Southeast, many of which are SEC registrants.
“This is a great opportunity to strengthen our banking advisory team in Tennessee and broaden our reach,” said Elliott Davis Decosimo Banking and Financial Services Practice Leader, Jason Caskey. “Crowell & Crowell is well-known and respected in the banking community and brings additional industry experience to our team.”
“Crowell & Crowell has had great success serving the banking and financial industry for the last 14 years,” said Shareholder June Crowell. “Combining with Elliott Davis Decosimo will allow us to broaden our services available to clients through new capabilities and added expertise. Our team is excited about the opportunity and we are getting a positive response from our clients who have already expressed an interest in expanding our services.”
Founded in 2002, Crowell & Crowell specializes in providing audit and consulting services, including internal audit, compliance reviews, IT reviews and loan review services to financial institutions in Tennessee. Crowell & Crowell serves financial institutions of all sizes and brings extensive industry knowledge to the arrangement. The firm will maintain the current Crowell & Crowell office location in Franklin, Tennessee.
Elliott Davis Decosimo ranks among the top 30 accounting firms in the U.S. and was recognized as the firm with the highest level of annual revenue growth for 2014 by Accounting Today. The firm has offices in major markets in the U.S. and maintains alliance resources across the globe. Elliott Davis Decosimo’s dedicated industry practices offer tailored tax, assurance and consulting solutions to multiple industry sectors. Along with a strong regional banking practice, other industries served include entertainment, manufacturing and distribution and healthcare as well as core services such as audit, international, litigation support, estate planning, business valuation and transaction advisory.