Vaden Recognized Nationally as Top Business Manager for Music Industry

NASHVILLE, TN (Sept. 28, 2016) – Elliott Davis, one of the nation’s fastest-growing accounting firms, announces Mike Vaden, shareholder and leader of its Nashville-based entertainment business management practice, the Vaden Group, has been named a Top Business Manager by Billboard magazine.

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. “At the end of the day, it’s about personalized attention and taking care of our clients as if we would a member of our own family, but with a goal to help them keep more of what they earn,” said Vaden. “Luckily for us, our clients appreciate our approach and tell their friends in the industry about us.”

“We have all learned from Mike’s passion and approach to client service and fully understand why Billboard has recognized him for his work in the entertainment industry,” said Rick Davis, chief executive officer. “Mike and the Vaden Group play a significant part in our firm’s success by making a positive impact on our clients, people and communities.”

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.