Ray has been an actively licensed CPA for over 25 years. His broad-based financial and business management experience, in both private and public accounting, has provided his clients with quality financial and tax services. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, in Accountancy from Belmont University. Prior to opening his own CPA firm, Ray was with the international accounting and consulting firm of Deloitte & Touche, and held various financial management roles in the corporate world.
Ray is dedicated to providing his valued clients with the highest level of personalized professional service available. In fact, much of his new business is generated by "word of mouth" referrals from his many satisfied clients. Ray's clientele includes real estate professionals, investors and developers, medical doctors, professional recruiting firms, attorneys, engineers, general contractors, country music entertainers, small business owners and individuals.
He has consulted on a wide range of complex business, financial and tax issues and has expertise in most areas of taxation and financial accounting. His services include accounting, tax planning and preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships, business startup consultation and IRS representation and audit resolution.
Ray emphasizes meeting each client's long-term objectives, not just short-term problem solving. Working as a team, both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of each client needs are reviewed to ensure their long-term goals of building wealth one-step at a time are achieved.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, and several civic organizations in the Nashville area. Outside the office, Ray is an avid outdoorsman, a licensed pilot (1974) and enjoys playing with his grandchildren.