Elliott Davis, a leading business solutions firm with nine offices across the Southeast, announces that Stella Chen, CPA, has joined the firm’s International Tax practice as a senior tax manager. She’s based in the company’s Raleigh, North Carolina, office.

“We’re thrilled to have Stella join Elliott Davis,” says Ben Romeiser, a shareholder and member of the Raleigh leadership team. “She brings a wealth of experience and has a proven track record of excellent client service. We view Stella as a key addition to our practice and will contribute greatly to our trajectory of growth.”

In her role, Chen provides international and domestic tax compliance and advisory services to companies across a variety of industries. She also works closely with the firm’s Chinese-inbound tax clients to navigate the complexities associated with unfamiliar tax and regulatory rules and business customs, as well as language and cultural differences.

Prior to joining Elliott Davis, Chen served more than 13 years at Dixon Hughes Goodman, the last three of which as a senior tax manager and leader of the firm’s Chinese Business Services. In this role, she worked with both foreign and domestic companies in the manufacturing and distribution, textile, construction, and real estate industries, providing tax advisory services to foreign inbound companies and businesses with multi-state operations. Chen also previously served as senior manager and leader of Inbound International Services at Bernard Robinson & Company, where she offered business entity structuring and guidance, tax planning and compliance services, and due diligence for companies investing in the United States.

After earning a bachelor of economics in international accounting from Central University of Finance & Economics, PR China, Chen received a master of science in accountancy from Wake Forest University. She’s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Chen also serves as vice chair of the Wake County Economic Development Foreign Investment Committee and as an executive board member for North America Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

About Elliott Davis LLC

Elliott Davis LLC, is a leading business solutions firm offering a full spectrum of services in the areas of tax, comprehensive assurance, and consulting services to diverse businesses, organizations, and individuals. With a network of more than 700 forward-thinking professionals in major U.S. markets and alliance resources across the globe, the organization ranks among the Top 40 and fastest-growing accounting firms in the United States. Elliott Davis has been providing innovative solutions since its founding in 1920.  Visit elliottdavis.com for more information.