Clay Huffman is a member of the Assurance and Advisory Services Practice of Frazier & Deeter. Prior to joining Frazier & Deeter in 2012, Clay spent five years in the audit practice for one of the Big Four accounting firms, where he served large public companies and private companies in the middle market.
Clay has worked with a variety of institutions, assisting clients with development of policies and procedures and internal controls over financial reporting, as well as performing and managing financial statement reviews and audits and other attestation engagements. Clay works mainly with middle market companies in the private sector, focusing on manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, aviation, private equity and professional services.
Clay works very closely with Frazier & Deeter’s audit methodology to ensure quality and consistency of procedures throughout the assurance practice. Clay is a member of the firm’s Retail, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Group, Real Estate, Construction, Hospitality Group and Service Industry Group.
In 2015, Clay was appointed by former Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, to serve on the Georgia State Board of Accountancy where he currently serves as Chairman. Clay is a member of the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board, the senior committee responsible for developing, updating and communicating comprehensive standards and practice guidance that enables CPAs to provide high-quality, objective audit and attestation services to non-issuers in an effective and efficient manner. He also serves as a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Leadership Council and is the former Chairman of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business’ Young Alumni Board. For his professional and community leadership, Clay was selected to participate in LEAD Atlanta Class of 2017.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Georgia State Board of Accountancy – Chairman
AICPA Auditing Standards Board – Board Member
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants – Leadership Council
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
University of Georgia Terry College of Business’ Young Alumni Board – Former Chairman
LEAD Atlanta Class of 2017
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Atlanta Chapter Man & Woman of the Year Campaign – Leadership Team 2020 and 2021
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church – Finance Committee
Master of Accountancy, University of Georgia
Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), University of Georgia