Nick Decosimo, a certified public accountant (CPA) since 1977, a shareholder in the Chattanooga office of the firm. Before the merger of Decosimo and Elliott Davis, he was managing principal of the firm. His industry experience includes financial institutions, manufacturers and non-profit organizations. Nick also served as head of the firm's family business practice. In that capacity he provided management and corporate structure advice to a wide variety of family businesses, some of which are leaders in their industries. Nick has been involved with numerous public offerings and significant debt placements. He has assisted clients with domestic and international mergers and acquisitions from both the purchase and sell side. An active community leader, Nick serves on numerous civic boards. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Virginia where he was an Echols Scholar and his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills Kenan-Flagler Business School..


  • Accounting
  • Audit and assurance
  • Business consultancy
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial services and wealth management
  • Outsourcing


  • Banking, finance and related support services
  • Charities and not for profit
  • Manufacturing
  • Private clients and family offices