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Richard E. Davis



Chief Executive Officer
Greenville, SC
Professional Overview

As the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Rick chairs the executive committee. With more than 35 years of public accounting experience at Elliott Davis, he has worked with a variety of businesses and has a passion for delivering exceptional customer experience. He is responsible for ensuring that Elliott Davis positively impacts the growth and success of its customers, people, and communities. As CEO, 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; innovation; revenue generation; customer satisfaction; community relations; as well as employee recruitment and retention.

Education, Credentials and Special Training
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • B.S., Accounting, Clemson University

Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board of Directors, Moore North America

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