Clay L. Pilgrim, CPA, CFE, CFF
Rushton & Company, LLC

Clay Pilgrim is a certified public accountant and partner with Rushton & Company, LLC, with offices in Gainesville and Carrollton, Georgia. The firm specializes in auditing and consulting with local governments, authorities and nonprofits. Clay is a partner in the firm’s governmental and nonprofit division.

Clay has over twelve years of experience working with local governments of all sizes assisting them with financial statement audits, internal controls, compliance, Single Audits, bond issuances, chart of accounts and other governmental areas. He is a frequent presenter at the annual GGFOA Conference and has assisted many governments throughout Georgia.

Clay is a 2006 graduate of the University of North Georgia with a B.B.A in Accounting. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at UNG for a number of years. He is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs, Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), Georgia Government Finance Officers Association (GGFOA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), including their Governmental Audit Quality Center.