Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: David Marsden, Advanced Merch
Since buying the business fifteen years ago, Advanced Merch co-owner David Marsden, along with his brother Chris, succeeded both by growing with their customers and going out of their way to take care of employees. David joined Frazier & Deeter’s Donna Beatty and Business RadioX host John Ray to discuss the lessons he’s learned along the way, his company’s philosophy of staying close to their clients to help them grow, navigating supply chain challenges, and much more. Business Beat is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
David Marsden, Co-owner, Advanced Merch
David Marsden is the co-owner of Advanced Merch along with his brother, Chris Marsden. Their family-owned and operated business has been providing the best in custom screen printed and embroidered apparel and promotional products since 2004. Their professional full-service merchandising and fulfillment options will take your brand or company to the top level.
Donna Beatty, Frazier & Deeter
As a Partner in Frazier & Deeter’s Tax Department, Donna Beatty brings a wealth of professional tax and accounting knowledge to the firm. Her experience includes providing comprehensive tax planning, review, advisory and compliance services to closely held businesses, high net-worth individuals and professional services groups. She also has extensive experience consulting with small businesses on financial software.
Donna has worked with clients in a variety of industries that include real estate, construction, manufacturing & distribution, retail, professional services, technology, entertainment and family owned businesses. She specializes in helping law firms and real estate investment groups with complex tax matters. Her expansive industry knowledge allows Donna to provide background insight in an evolving market. She has successfully represented clients with the Internal Revenue Service, including a specific tax case in which she persuaded the IRS to agree to her argument in Washington, D.C.
Donna prides herself on her solid professional relationships with clients and thrives on learning and fulfilling her clients’ needs and expectations. Until 1994, she was a principal at Frazier & Deeter, before moving on to become a partner at small local accounting firm. Donna rejoined FD in January 2010 to better serve the needs of her clients.
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice, a growing advisory practice and an Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, SOX and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and more. Alpharetta CPAs serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat, is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and service companies.
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