Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: Andrew Smoltz and Taylor McDermott, United in Gaming
United in Gaming Co-Founders Andrew Smoltz and Taylor McDermott join this edition of Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat to discuss their community-centered gaming platform, how the pandemic has accelerated the growth of the gaming industry, and their goal of becoming the social network of choice for gamers. Roger Lusby, CPA is the host of “Business Beat” and the series is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
United in Gaming
At United in Gaming, they believe in the power of one gaming community that welcomes casual and elite gamers to the same turf. No matter the skill level, they provide an inclusive platform for gamers to play and compete on their terms, creating an experience unique to each gamer.
Andrew launched UIG to tie together his experience and passion in esports and entertainment. Andrew has 10+ years of experience in the space with a focus in eSports and celebrity entertainment. The visionary behind COV-AID, Andrew has also helped jumpstart the debut league for ELEAGUE on TBS while working at IMG Live/WME. Andrew was also in charge of eSports research and recruitment for CSE Talent. In addition to agency background, Andrew brings relevant event planning and event management experience from his time with ETA.
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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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