Four Elliott Davis Professionals Serving on SCACPA Young Leadership Cabinet

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 16, 2010 – Elliott Davis, LLC, one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast, is proud to announce that four of its professionals have been chosen for the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA) Young CPAs Leadership Cabinet.

SCACPA created the Young CPAs Leadership Cabinet last year to prepare young professionals for positions of leadership in the profession, the association, the community and the world. Four professionals from Elliott Davis are now Cabinet members:

K. Leigh Schaefers, CPA has been named Chair of the Executive Committee of the Young CPAs Leadership Cabinet for 2010-11. Schaefers, a Senior Assurance Manager in Elliott Davis’ Charleston, S.C. office, is serving her second year in the program; she was an inaugural member in 2009-10.

Cory Ouellette, CPA is one of seven CPAs named to the Cabinet Class of 2010-11. Ouellette is a Tax Manager in Elliott Davis’ Greenville, S.C. office.

Howard (Howie) Houston, CPA is serving his second year in the program as a member of the inaugural Cabinet Class of 2009-10. Houston is an Assurance Manager in Elliott Davis’ Greenwood, S.C. office.

Marcus D. Tomlinson, CPA is serving his second year in the program as a member of the inaugural Cabinet Class of 2009-10. Tomlinson is an Assurance Manager in Elliott Davis’ Columbia, S.C. office.

Each Cabinet member serves a two-year term beginning May 1st. The target number of members is 20, with 10 cabinet members rotating on and off each year. The mission of the Cabinet is to increase membership and participation in SCACPA by providing young CPAs with networking and leadership development opportunities; to enhance the value of Association membership for young members; to inform the Association leadership about issues important to its young members; and to develop future leaders of the Association, the profession and the community.

About Elliott Davis, LLC
Since 1925, Elliott Davis, LLC has been the accounting, tax and consulting services firm that provides clients with smart solutions and their people with rewarding opportunities. Affiliates include Elliott Davis Investment Advisors, a firm that provides retirement plan services for companies and investment advisory services for individuals. Elliott Davis is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, an international professional association of independently owned accounting firms based in the U.S. and is strategically aligned with LEA Europe and LEA Asia Pacific, a worldwide network of more than 450 offices in 90 countries around the globe. For more information about Elliott Davis and its services, visit www.elliottdavis.com.

About SCACPA
Founded in 1915, the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA) is a statewide professional organization representing more 3,850 CPAs and accounting professionals. Its establishment marked the emergence of accountancy as a profession, distinguished by its rigorous educational requirements, high professional standards, strict code of professional ethics, licensing status and commitment to serving the public interest.
The mission of the South Carolina Association of CPAs is to support all CPAs – whether in public practice, industry, government or education – with lifelong learning opportunities necessary for their success, the promotion of high ethical standards and legislative advocacy for both the public good and for the profession.

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