Nancy Davis leads The Ledlie Group’s investor relations and business planning programs.
With more than 20 years of leadership experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and public accounting, she is accomplished in financial and operational planning and forecasting; long-term planning and business case development; and internal and external reporting, including the development of strategic and financial communications. An astute and decisive leader, Nancy is known for driving results and partnering with operational management.
As Vice President of Investor Relations for BellSouth Corporation for six years, she represented BellSouth to the financial investment community and managed shareholder services for more than 1.2 million shareholders. She successfully led the investor relations organization during a period of significant change and competitive market transformation in the telecom industry.
Nancy also held key leadership roles at BellSouth for various operating organizations. She led the financial planning organization focused on revenue and demand forecasting for retail services ($18 billion revenue stream). Her responsibilities included the financial and operational analysis for the launch of new products and services. As Senior Director of Strategic Planning for the Advertising and Publishing group, she developed strategic alternatives and recommended course of action regarding new distribution channels for electronic advertising content. Nancy also gained experience in SEC reporting, consolidating operational results, forecasting and developing executive compensation plans. Lastly, her sharp leadership skills were used to help develop and assess managers within BellSouth’s finance team.
Nancy is a Certified Public Accountant and has an extensive background with U.S. and international tax matters in private industry and public accounting. Her tax experience includes strategic income tax planning and compliance. She also published a recent article entitled “It Doesn’t Pay to Avoid Your Investors; Take a Trip to Keep Their Faith.” It appeared in the Fulton County Daily Report.
Throughout her professional career Nancy has developed and delivered numerous internal and external presentations and documents. Examples include employee communications; regulatory reporting; shareholder communications; website content; business, financial and tax presentations; client materials and public press releases. Nancy has worked closely with public relations, human resources, marketing and regulatory organizations regarding external and internal messaging.
She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Montana and is a past participant in the Executive Business Program at the University of Michigan.