Huffman honored alongside other young leaders who are positively shaping the accounting and tax profession.
Atlanta, GA – Clay Huffman, a Senior Manager at Frazier & Deeter, has been named by the CPA Practice Advisor as a recipient of the 2017 40 Under 40 Award. Huffman was selected because of his track record as a leader within the accounting industry.
40 Under 40 Awards recognizes and honors young leaders who are helping to positively shape the accounting and tax profession.
“Clay Huffman has demonstrated exceptional leadership within Frazier & Deeter, the community, and the accounting industry,” said Seth McDaniel, Managing Partner of Frazier & Deeter. “We are delighted to see Clay receive this well-deserved recognition.”
Huffman started practicing public accounting in 2007 with a Big 4 firm, after receiving his BBA and MAcc from the University of Georgia. In 2012, he joined the audit practice of Frazier & Deeter, where he focuses on clients in manufacturing, distribution, construction, aviation and professional services.
During Huffman’s time at Frazier & Deeter, he has been recognized by clients and colleagues for his level of excellence in client service and willingness to go the extra mile for his clients and firm.
In 2015, Clay was appointed by Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, to serve on the Georgia State Board of Accountancy, where he currently serves as Vice Chair. He also serves as a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Leadership Council and Chair of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business’ Young Alumni Board.
Huffman has also served the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) in many roles including the GSCPA Leadership Council, Young CPAs Advisory Council, New CPA Exam Task Force and A&A Conference Planning Committee.
“We are fortunate to be surrounded by so many young professionals who are sharing their ideas, skills, and enthusiasm with the goal of making the accounting profession a better place. Change is occurring rapidly in our profession and this year’s award winners are embracing and welcoming the changes,” said CPA Practice Advisor Editor-in-Chief Gail Perry, CPA. “They are strong, dedicated, spirited leaders and we are proud to recognize these professionals as the 2017 ’40 Under 40 in the Accounting Profession.'”
More information about the 2017 40 Under 40 Awards is available online.
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm provides a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services to help clients reach their unique financial goals.
Frazier & Deeter has been named one of the 2015 top Accounting Firms to Work For, the 56th largest CPA firm and one of the Fastest Growing CPA firms among the top 100 firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. Frazier & Deeter has also been named a Best of the Best CPA firm by INSIDE Public Accounting ten times and in 2016 was named a Top Ten Firm for Women by The MOVE project