Elizabeth A. Salvati, CPA, CFP


Beth Salvati joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1983. A cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a major in accounting and a Master of Accountancy with a concentration in tax. She is a Shareholder and has held numerous leadership roles within the firm including Chief Executive Officer. She is currently Chairman of the Board..

Specialized Services

Beth is the firm’s Real Estate Practice leader. Her clients in this industry include residential and commercial developers; investors in real estate including fund managers; the multi-family housing market; and commercial financers. Beth remains abreast of the ever-changing and complex regulations facing the real estate industry. She understands the importance of guiding clients through strategic tax planning and resolving complicated tax issues so they can maximize tax benefits.

She complements the existing operational skills of her clients’ management by establishing a financial plan for success, monitoring achievement of the plan, and assisting in the day-to-day business decisions. She helps clients improve internal controls, accounting systems, financial management, and creatively address business challenges. Beth serves both a domestic and foreign client base where she utilizes her international tax and finance knowledge. She emphasizes the importance of integrating financial and tax planning for the business with planning for the individual to achieve the best results.

Professional Memberships and Awards
Beth is a member of the American Institute and Georgia Society of CPAs. She is also a Certified Financial Planner.

Community Involvement
Beth is a member of the Delta Delta Delta Alumni Association, and she is a volunteer for Care Affair, a non-profit organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education and support of patients and their families. Beth has published two children’s books: Tony Trout of the Toccoa River and Counting Your Way Down the Toccoa River Canoe Trail. She hopes her books will share a little bit about the North Georgia Mountains and inspire children to appreciate the outdoors and the wonders of nature. She is also the owner of MaryAnna Farms located in the North Georgia Mountains.  Beth has been featured in the alumni spotlight section of the University of Tennessee’s newsletter, e-Archways. Click here to see the issue.