PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates), a national healthcare consulting and accounting firm,Principals Eric Elliott and Angie Caldwell have been promoted to Equity Principals, PYA announced Thursday, June 8, 2017. 

As a Principal and leader of PYA’s tax service line, Elliott has provided clients with a broad range of expertise ranging from tax consulting and compliance, merger and acquisition planning, international and multi-state taxation, and federal and state credits and incentives.  He has been with PYA since 2014, and his industry experience has included working with real estate developers, manufacturers, insurance providers, investment partnerships, construction contractors, and professional service firms.  A certified public accountant, Eric serves on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of East Tennessee, and is a member of the Knoxville Chamber Finance Committee and the Knoxville United Way Income Investment Committee. 

A member of the firm since 1998, Caldwell consults with physician practices and healthcare systems in fair market value compensation, commercial reasonableness, and contract compliance.  She provides auditing and review services for various entities, including hospitals, health systems, community mental health centers, health and life insurance companies, pension plans, and nonprofits.  She also advises clients on physician/hospital economic alignment models and provides strategic, financial, and operational guidance to physician practices. 

Also, as further evidence of PYA’s confidence in Caldwell’s leadership, she will be relocating to Tampa to lead the Firm’s Tampa office and assist in serving a rapidly growing Florida client base.

“These promotions reflect the versatility, hard work, and extraordinary expertise of our colleagues,” said PYA President Marty Brown.  “We couldn’t be happier to provide recognition of their enormous contributions to PYA and our clients.”

PYA is also proud to acknowledge that, with the addition of Caldwell, female ownership in the Firm comprises 41%.