Jason DeshayesCGMA, CPA

Professional Overview

A seasoned professional with more than 17 years of experience providing tax, accounting, and consulting services to individuals, dental and medical practices, and closely-held businesses, Jason leads the Accounting Advisory team in Elliott Davis’ Raleigh office and is a leader within the firm’s Dental Specialty Group. His areas of specialty include outsourced accounting, business and financial consulting, transition and succession planning, individual financial consulting, charitable gift planning, and personal and business income tax. Prior to joining Elliott Davis, Jason was a senior manager in the firm services team for the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. He also previously served as vice president and partner of Butler and Company CPAs, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based accounting firm.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • MAcc, Accounting, University of New Mexico
  • BBA, Accounting, University of New Mexico

Professional Affiliations

  • CPA, licensed in North Carolina
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs

Awards and Accomplishments

  • CPA Practice Advisor 40 Under 40 – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • New Mexico Business Weekly 40 Under Forty
  • Graduate, AICPA Leadership Academy
  • Anderson Schools of Management Young Alumni Award
  • Outstanding New Member Award, New Mexico Society of CPAs
  • Outstanding Member in Community Service, New Mexico Society of CPAs

Civic and Community Activities

  • Chapel Hill Bible Church – Youth Leader
  • Cary McGregor Rotary Club – Club Service and Membership Chair
  • Past National President & Board Member, Active 20‐30 Club
  • Past Chair & Business & Finance Committee Member, Alta Mira Family Services
  • Past Board Member, Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico
  • Past Board Member, New Mexico Health Connections