Vaden Recognized Nationally as Top Business Manager for Music Industry

NASHVILLE, T.N. (October 24, 2017) – Elliott Davis, one of the nation’s fastest-growing accounting firms, announces Mike Vaden, shareholder and leader of its Nashville-based entertainment and sports business management practice, Vaden Group, has been named a Top Business Manager by Billboard magazine for 2017.

Managing the financial affairs of some of the most recognizable artists and songwriters in the music industry, Mike Vaden and the Vaden Group team specialize in business management, tax planning, investment analysis, box office settlements, royalty examinations, and concert tour accounting for the entertainment industry.

Vaden attributes the continued success of his practice and this recent honor as a Top Business Manager to client satisfaction and word-of-mouth referrals. “We go beyond seeing our clients as just clients. Building a relationship with them means tailoring our services to their needs and goals,” said Vaden. “Respecting who they are as people has led to growth for us because it’s an approach our clients appreciate, and they want their peers to have that experience, too.”

“Mike and the Vaden Group are passionate about the entertainment industry, and they bring that passion to the table daily,” said Rick Davis, Chief Executive Officer. “It is no surprise to us that Mike has been recognized by Billboard once again. His approach inspires us all.”

A leader in Nashville’s most prominent industry, Vaden has served on the board of directors for numerous music organizations including the Country Music Association and the Nashville Songwriters Foundation.