Decosimo CPA And Business Advisory Firm Names Patrick Terry As Principal

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Terry Patrick
Terry Patrick

Decosimo, an accounting and business advisory firm, has promoted Patrick Terry, CPA, as an assurance principal with the firm’s Atlanta office.

"Patrick's leadership has been instrumental to the success of our Atlanta office since joining Decosimo in 2008," said James Jackson, managing principal of Decosimo's Atlanta office. "He is a trusted advisor to our firm's clients and a mentor to our firm's professionals, as well as a strong technician." 

Mr. Terry has over 20 years of professional leadership experience in public accounting with international, regional and local firms. He has significant experience serving clients in a variety of industries including technology, consumer finance, manufacturing and distribution and professional service.  Mr. Terry’s clients trust his depth of knowledge from working with closely-held and public companies with both domestic and foreign operations, as well as private equity and venture-backed entities. His core competencies include financial audits, merger and acquisition consulting, equity offerings, compensation and benefits, and transactional due diligence.

Including Mr. Terry, Decosimo has 39 active principals across the firm’s nine office locations in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Ohio and the Cayman Islands.

"Patrick represents the next generation of our firm's leadership team and his promotion as our newest principal was both well deserved and strategic," said firmwide Managing Principal Nick Decosimo. "As our firm continues to grow in all of our markets, it’s important that we recognize the hard work and dedication of our key professionals, while ensuring that our clients' needs will be met by exceptional advisors for years to come."

A graduate of Kennesaw State University, Mr. Terry is a certified public accountant licensed to practice in Georgia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Association for Corporate Growth, Georgia BIO and the Technology Association of Georgia. He currently serves on the advisory board for the accounting school at Kennesaw State University. 




Get A Grip Resurfacing Franchise Has New Owner

Get A Grip Chattanooga has a new owner. Nick DelPapa has joined the nationwide network of Get A Grip Franchising, taking over the existing franchise that has been transforming the resurfacing industry in the greater Chattanooga area. Get A Grip Resurfacing repairs and resurfaces cracked fiberglass bathtubs, scratched or stained porcelain tile and even Formica, laminate or cultured ... (click for more)

Shaw Expands Resilient Manufacturing Capabilities, Adding USFloors Product Lines

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has completed a $30 million investment to manufacture composite core LVT flooring in its resilient manufacturing facility in Ringgold, known as Plant RP. Shaw started manufacturing LVT in this state-of-the-art plant in 2016. This latest installation will manufacture Shaw and USFloors WPC and rigid core products by the end of third quarter this year. ... (click for more)

TVA Budget Remains Flat For FY 2018; Includes 1.5 Percent Retail Rate Increase

The Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday approved a $10.37 billion budget that will keep TVA on track to achieving its long-range goals of improving financial and operational performance and reducing debt. The FY 2018 budget keeps operating and maintenance spending flat, maintains low energy costs and invests in TVA’s generation and transmission systems.  ... (click for more)

Girlfriend Says Wright Was Driving Her PT Cruiser When He Left With Pair Whose Bodies Were Found At Cemetery

The girlfriend of William Howard Wright testified Tuesday that Wright and "Little Tony" were with two youths whose bodies were afterward found in a cemetery at Shepherd. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck bound two counts of criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery to the Grand Jury against Wright. A 17-year-old is facing similar charges. The girlfriend ... (click for more)

Is This Really About Slavery?

The greatest thing that came out of the American Civil War came after the cessation of hostilities. After four years of deadly, devastating, agonizing war and over 600,000 Americans had died, the armies came to a halt. The killing ended, but the suffering continued for many of the wounded and those whose homes and fortunes had gone up in smoke and been left as rubble. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Ordinary To Extraordinary

A handsome black guy, from the looks of it still in high school, appeared in a video during the A Celebration of Valor luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday afternoon and described a Medal of Honor winner. Easily over 500 were there, including our famed Charles Coolidge, and all heard this young achiever say, “A Medal recipient is an ordinary person who performs ... (click for more)