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Ruth Bartlett CPA

Audit Partner

Atlanta, GA
Audit/ Attestation, Employee Benefit Plan Audit,
Construction, Hospitality & Leisure, Manufacturing & Distribution, Nonprofit,


Ruth Bartlett is an Assurance Services Partner for Frazier & Deeter in Atlanta, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC. From 1990 to 2006, she was partner in charge of assurance services. Since 1990, she has concentrated on the audits and reviews of closely-held businesses. With more than 35 years of public accounting experience, the extent of her industry specialization includes:

  • Real Estate and Hospitality
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Business Development

In the real estate industry, Ruth serves investors, developers, contractors and financial institutions with financial statement audits and reviews of real estate projects. Her work encompasses all facets of real estate from development to investment to management with various property types. She has a particular emphasis in the hospitality industry providing financial services to a variety of hotels, resorts, country clubs, homeowners associations and planned communities.

Employee benefits are another area of Ruth’s expertise. She has extensive experience providing assurance services for defined contribution and defined benefit plans.

Prior to joining Frazier & Deeter, Ruth worked for the international accounting firms of Price Waterhouse and Laventhol & Horwath.

Professional and Civic Organizations

University of Georgia Alumni Association – Immediate Past President Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2008-Present
University of Georgia –Terry College of Business Alumni Board, Emeritas member presently, President, 2004-2005
University of Georgia – Terry College of Business – Distinguished Alumni Award, 1997
Certified Public Accountant – State of Georgia, 1978-Present
Georgia Society of CPAs – Advisory Council, 1986-Present
Georgia Society of CPAs – Meritorious Service Award, 2010, Distinguished Member Award, 2000, President, 1993-1994
American Institute of CPAs – Council Member, 1998-2000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Georgia Chapter, Board of Trustees 1993-2017, President, 2002-2006, Chair of Savannah Leadership Committee, 2013-Present
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals – Board of Directors, 1993-2012


Bachelor of Business Administration, J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Magna Cum Laude. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1976.