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. 



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