Larry Felts has joined Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pershing Yoakley & Associates (PYA) (FY14 net revenue of $31.1 million) as principal in its Nashville office.
PYA specializes in health care and business management consulting, tax, audit, valuation services and public policy. Felts comes to PYA having spent most of his career at two Big 4 firms, KPMG and PwC. He works with Security Exchange Commission (SEC) entities, both public and secondary offerings; financial institutions; retail and distribution; higher education and not-for-profit entities, including church-related and governmental entities; manufacturing; and privately held businesses.
PYA CEO Ed Pershing says, “I have known Larry personally for many years and can attest that he is dedicated to helping individuals and firms grow and be successful. His reputation for building loyal business associations aligns with PYA’s approach, as we also share a desire for building trusted, long-term relationships. His track record reflects many successes. We look forward to what he can help us achieve and how his vast experience across multiple sectors can benefit our clients.”
Felts says, “I have watched PYA’s tremendous growth over the last three decades and am excited to take the next step in my career with the firm to further its mission of providing timely insight and world-class strategic support to its clients. Assisting clients from the Nashville office, I will be able to help expand our footprint and service offerings in a rapidly growing and diverse business market.”