Elliott Davis Named Among "Best Upstate Companies for Working Moms"

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 7, 2011 – Elliott Davis, LLC, one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast, has been recognized among the “Best Upstate Companies for Working Moms” by the March of Dimes and Greenville Business Magazine .

The firm was one of 11 recipients of the honor. The “Best Upstate Companies for Working Moms” selection process included a survey completed by each nominee regarding its corporate policies and culture promoting employee wellness and family-work life balance. Honorees were then selected by an evaluation committee.

“Attracting, retaining and developing top talent is a priority for our firm,” said Bob Wilson, Chief Human Resources Officer for Elliott Davis. “We want working mothers to achieve a harmonious balance in their work and family commitments, which is why we offer flexible work arrangements and special programs aimed at helping women succeed.”

With a 56 percent female employee base, Elliott Davis has been a longtime advocate for the advancement of women in the accounting profession. The firm’s Women’s Development Council was formed more than five years ago and focuses on helping women fulfill their personal and professional goals; achieve work/balance; facilitate mentoring; and expand their networking and business development skills.

Elliott Davis has received numerous awards for its employee engagement efforts. For four consecutive years, the firm has been named among the “Best Places to Work in South Carolina” by the S.C. Chamber of Commerce, S.C. Society for Human Resource Management and SC BIZ.

Wilson continued: “We make investments in all of our people and seek to provide challenging and rewarding opportunities to them throughout the span of their careers.”

About Elliott Davis, LLC
Elliott Davis is one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast and ranks among the top 60 CPA firms in the U.S. With 10 offices and more than 400 employees, the firm provides clients across a wide range of industries with smart, customized solutions and its people with rewarding opportunities. Founded in 1925, 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 100 countries around the globe. Affiliates include Elliott Davis Investment Advisors, a firm that provides retirement plan services for companies and investment advisory services for individuals. For more information about Elliott Davis and its services, visit http://www.elliottdavis.com.

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