John McElderry is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant with over 25 years of professional experience, including tax compliance and planning, mergers and acquisitions, disposal and sell side assistance, initial public offerings, financial statement audits, and SEC filings.
As partner at Hancock Askew, John advises high net worth individuals, as well as small businesses and their owners on financial and tax matters. He assists small businesses and their owners with financial analysis and guidance on profitability and regulatory compliance as well as performing compilation, review and audit engagements for them.
Prior to joining our team, John started McElderry & Associates in 2005 and recently merged his company with Hancock Askew. Previously, John was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young, where he served in the Transaction Advisory Services practice both in the Atlanta and London offices. He planned, supervised, and participated in numerous acquisition and disposal transactions involving entities located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, France, Spain, Brazil, and China.
John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.