Rich Davis - CFO of Acceleration Community of Companies

Rich Davis

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Richard “Rich” Davis is ACC’s Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all financial and accounting operations for the network. In this role, he is responsible for managing and ensuring business integration, growth, and profitability across all agencies.

Having spent more than 20 years as a financial and operational leader for a variety of marketing, advertising, and public relations agencies, Rich has extensive experience establishing agency infrastructures, driving acquisitions and divestitures, and developing new products, services, and practice areas, most recently developing digital solutions that help companies capitalize on and navigate the ever-evolving media landscape.

Prior to ACC, Rich served as COO for Financial Profiles, a leading national strategic communications firm specializing in investor, analyst, and media relations for publicly traded and pre-IPO companies. In his three years, he grew the firm’s national footprint, brand awareness and bottom-line.

Prior to joining Financial Profiles, Rich served in roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for several of Interpublic Group’s global public relations and marketing firms, including Rogers & Cowan and Frukt, as well as served as Western Region CFO for one of the world’s largest public rations for, Weber Shandwick. In partnership with the CEOs, Rich was operationally and financially responsible for Daily Advertising, Axis, a leading multi-cultural marketing agency, Current, a full-service consumer lifestyle marketing agency and Film Fashion, a celebrity fashion public relations firm.