Charleston, S.C. – Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based accounting and business advisory firm, has promoted Derrick Apple to audit manager.

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Apple, a certified public accountant (CPA), previously served as a senior accountant at the firm. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Charleston Southern University, where he graduated with honors, and a master’s degree in accounting from the College of Charleston. Apple is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the South Carolina Association of Public Accountants. Additionally, he served as a marketing committee member for the S.C. Captive Insurance Association and as a member of the 2015 eFileCabinet Professional Advisory Board. He currently resides in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Claire, and their young daughter.

Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm based in Charleston, S.C., utilizing significant experience in corporate financial management and public accounting. The firm serves clients in the Lowcountry and throughout South Carolina, including Columbia and the Midlands. Drawing on extensive, executive-level financial management experience with international Fortune 500 corporations, the firm counsels business and individual clients with a comprehensive and strategic approach, placing emphasis on long-range financial goals and business planning.