Leah Maybry Honored at Mecklenburg Times’ “50 Most Influential Women”

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 7, 2012 – Elliott Davis, PLLC, one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast, is pleased to announce that Leah Maybry, a senior manager in its Charlotte office, was honored on Friday, May 4 as one of the Mecklenburg Times’ “50 Most Influential Women.”

At the third annual awards event, held at The Marriott Center City in Charlotte, Maybry was recognized as one of 50 talented women for her professional accomplishments as well as her involvement in the Charlotte community. Selected by an independent group of Charlotte business leaders, award recipients were chosen based on exemplary business and community achievements that make a difference throughout Charlotte.

A member of Elliott Davis’ Personal Financial Services practice with more than 14 years of public accounting experience, Maybry focuses on individual income tax compliance and planning for high net worth individuals and their related entities as well as not-for-profit organizations. An avid business developer, she has brought in a significant amount of new work to the firm where she also serves as a mentor to colleagues; leads fundraising efforts; and works to implement new policies and procedures. Recently, Maybry introduced Elliott Davis’ “Women, Wisdom, and Wealth” series in Charlotte. This program, created for women and led by women, aims to provide participants with tools and information to successfully navigate economic volatility and make sound financial decisions.

In the community, Maybry is serving her sixth year on the Board of Directors at YWCA Central Carolinas.  She served three years as Treasurer, which included chairing the Finance Committee as well as implementing and chairing the Endowment Board. She also serves on the Steering Committee for the Queens Estate Planners Day held each May, as well as the Foundation for the Carolinas Professional Advisors Cabinet.  In March, Maybry was named among the Charlotte Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.”