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Robert A. Davidson, CPA

Robert Davidson, CPA Managing Partner Davidson, Golden, Lundy & Forehand, P.C.

Robert Davidson co-founded Davidson, Golden, Lundy & Forehand in 1987 as an accounting and consulting firm primarily serving the construction industry. Robert’s leadership and 32 years of experience have made Davidson, Golden, Lundy & Forehand one of the most respected firms in the industry. The firm provides services to more than 350 construction industry entities nationwide.

In addition to traditional audit and tax services, Robert regularly consults with clients to provide claims documentation, litigation support, continuity planning, valuations, cash flow management, equipment costing, internal controls, and merger and acquisition services.

Throughout his career, Robert has built a reputation as an exceptional teacher and speaker at construction industry seminars. He recently completed three years of service as the chair of the AICPA National Construction Industry Conference. Robert has been a speaker and instructor for numerous national construction industry organizations, including the Associated General Contractors, the Construction Financial Management Association, theAmerican Road Builders Association, the National Surety Bond Producers Association, and the Design Build Institute of America.

Robert co-authored an eight-hour construction accounting and tax seminar that he presents to numerous state societies and construction organizations. He has been the recipient of the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award for the Florida, Virginia, Wyoming and Tennessee CPA Societies. He also has received numerous highest-rated speaker awards at conferences in Ohio, Maryland, Florida, Texas, Colorado, California, Washington, Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming and Illinois. Robert is on the editorial board of the Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation and has been published more than 25 times by various national construction industry magazines. He is also a founding member of the Hard Hat Construction Group, an association of CPA firms that specialize in the construction industry. He is active in several accounting organizations and also has served on committees and/or boards of various construction organizations, including the AGC, CFMA, TRBA, ABC and ARTBA. Robert was appointed by the Governor to four terms on the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy. Robert currently serves as Treasurer for U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper.