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Seth McDaniel CPA

Managing Partner

Atlanta, GA
Audit/ Attestation,
Financial Services, Healthcare, Real Estate, Technology,


As Managing Partner, Seth brings over 22 years of public accounting experience to serving the firm’s clients. He joined the firm after leaving the Public Company Accounting and Oversight Board (PCAOB), where he served as an Associate Director. His areas of specialty include working with large and middle market companies in the public and private sectors. His experience includes working with the service, technology, healthcare, real estate and financial institution industries.

As Managing Partner, Seth has been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth and development. During his tenure, Frazier & Deeter has been recognized with numerous industry honors, including Fastest Growing, Best Firm to Work For, Best of the Best and Top Firm for Women.

While with the PCAOB, Seth helped to develop the accounting practice inspection program that is in place today. Other responsibilities were to oversee the nationwide inspection of a Big 4 firm, as well as several small firms. He also was instrumental in the evolution of the small firm inspection program.

Seth’s career began at KPMG, where he worked until 1997 when he left to work on a specialized IPO transaction for a Georgia company. Before participating in the first inspections in the history of the PCAOB, he worked at Deloitte for several years.

In 2004, Seth was the first person promoted within the PCAOB inspections division to Associate Director, making him the youngest Associate Director in the organization’s history.

Seth is an active member of Young Presidents Organization, where he is a member of the Board of the Southeastern and Caribbean Regional Board and the Southern Seven Board. He also serves on the Board and the Strategic Planning Committee of PKF International, as well as the Board of PKF North America.

Professional and Civic Organizations

Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Metro Atlanta Board of Directors
Trinity Early Learning Center, Board of Directors
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Ansley Golf Club, Member


Bachelor of Business Administration | Rhodes College | Memphis, TN