Ruth Bartlett is an assurance services partner for Frazier & Deeter, LLC. From 1990 to 2006, she was partner in charge of assurance services. Since 1990, she has concentrated on the audits and reviews of closely-held businesses. With more than 30 years of public accounting experience, the extent of her industry specialization includes:
- Real Estate, Construction, and Hospitality
- Manufacturing and Distribution
- Employee Benefit Plans
In the real estate and construction industries, Ruth serves investors, developers, contractors, and financial institutions with financial statement audits and reviews of real estate projects, as well as consulting engagements. Her work encompasses all facets of real estate from development to investment to management, and includes work with office, warehouse, retail, hotel, resort, golf, residential, multifamily, and mixed-use properties.
Ruth also specializes in the hospitality industry. She provides financial services, financial analysis, internal control reviews, and agreed-upon procedures to a variety of hotels, conference centers, resorts, country clubs, and planned communities.
Employee benefits is another area of Ruth's expertise. She has extensive experience providing assurance, tax, and consulting services for defined contribution, defined benefit, ESOP, and health and welfare plans.
Prior to joining Frazier & Deeter, Ruth worked for the international accounting firms of Price Waterhouse and Laventhol & Horwath.
Bachelor of Business Administration, J.M. Tull School of Accounting, magna cum laude. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1976.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Certified Public Accountant – State of Georgia, 1978-Present
Georgia Society of CPAs – Advisory Council, 1986-Present
Georgia Society of CPAs – Meritorious Service Award, 2010
Georgia Society of CPAs – Distinguished Member Award, 2000
Georgia Society of CPAs – President, 1993-1994
American Institute of CPAs – Council Member, 1998-2000
University of Georgia Alumni Association - Board of Directors Executive Committee and Assistant Treasurer, 2008-Present
University of Georgia –Terry College of Business Alumni Board, 2001-Present, President, 2004-2005, Gala Chair, 2008
University of Georgia – Terry College of Business – Distinguished Alumni Award, 1997
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals – Board of Directors, 1993-Present
PKF North American Network Hospitality Committee, 2005-Present
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Georgia Chapter, Board of Trustees 1993-Present, President, 2002-2006