Tom C. Davis, partner at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC and President of Knowledge Concepts, Inc., has an extensive background in technology consulting. His consulting practice has reached over 2,800 accounting firms in the last 32 years of practice. Headquartered in Tifton, GA, the firm also serves the local community with Audit, tax consulting and technology integration services.Toms specialty in consulting with accounting firms on the implementation of computer technology has led to a national presence that includes regular contributions for Accounting Today, Accounting Technology, Tax Practice Management, CPA Software News, and other magazines and internet publications. He also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the CPA Technology Internet Advisor. Tom has written various articles on practice management, tax preparation and planning, workpaper software, accounting firm write-up software, the Internet, and other technology topics. He has served on committees and advisory boards for various AICPA, Georgia Society of CPAs, and CPA firm associations. In 1998 he was named as one of the top ten computer technology experts in the accounting firm field by Accounting Technology magazine. Tom was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today magazine in 2001 and 2002 and by CPA Magazine in 2006.Toms work has gone beyond the grass-roots level to the accounting software and hardware vendors. He has developed and presented training for CCH, CPA Systems, Creative Solutions, CPA Software, Network Systems, Futurus Team, Peer Software, Prentice Hall Professional Software, Microsoft, Symantec, and LAN Aces. On a consultation level, Tom has worked with various software vendors including CCH, Network Systems, New Horizons, ACL, PACS, Intuit, Navision, and CYMA in bringing product to the professional accounting market.Knowledge Concepts, Incs FirmWorks CRM application is the only integrated practice information system specifically designed for accounting firms. FirmWorks provides operation and strategic information in the areas of Service Management, Resource Management, Sales and Marketing Support, Firm Administration Automation, and more.Tom has made presentations for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the AICPAs Technology Conferences on the topics of The Paperless Office and Knowledge Management. Tom has co-authored the Guide to Paperless CPA Firm Administration for the Association of Accounting Administrators. He has also presented for the Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. Societies of CPAs.
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