Morris MashburnNational Leader, Specialty Finance Partner, Audit Services
RSM US LLP
Morris Marshburn has more than 34 years of experience in providing audit, accounting and consulting services. He works full time in the financial institutions practice of the firm with an emphasis on specialty finance companies. Morris serves companies across the U.S. as client service coordinator and audit service partner, in addition to assisting other partners and professional across the firm. He is a designated national leader of assurance services for specialty finance companies, and concurring and audit and accounting/report reviewer for public and private clients of the firm. Morris also leads assurance and consulting engagements for operational reviews, transaction support, securitizations, 144A debt offerings, and initial public offerings, lender advisory and related services for specialty finance clients.
Morris actively speaks to specialty finance companies at industry association and client forums across the U.S. He has authored numerous articles for industry publications and initiated the industry financial performance surveys currently being performed annually for the American Financial Services Association (AFSA). Morris has a broad base of experience in serving specialty finance companies, giving him an ability to view client businesses in a strategic framework that brings a “value added” dimension to the consultations in which he is involved. He has a comprehensive knowledge of many facets of specialty finance operations, which is unique due to his very active role in the industry. Morris was also qualified as an expert witness in two federal bankruptcy cases where he represented lenders, providing testimony on sub-prime auto finance industry accounting, company specific/industry matters and valuation of receivable portfolios.
Morris received the Distinguished Service Award from AFSA in 2004 and the David Reeves Memorial Award from the Resident Lenders of NC in 2006 for industry service. He and his team have also received national RSM Achievement Awards for “Industry” in 2001 and “Client Focused” in 2005 and the Financial Institutions Achievement Award in 1996.