Richard E. DavisCPA

  • Chief Executive Officer

As the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Rick chairs the executive committee. With more than 30 years of public accounting experience, he has been with Elliott Davis for his entire professional career. As Chief Executive Officer, 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; revenue generation; client satisfaction; business development; policy and process implementation; community relations; as well as employee recruitment and retention.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • B.S., Accounting, Clemson University

Civic and Community Activities

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

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Vice Chair Board of Directors, Moore Stephens North America