College of Business and Behavioral Science


J. Madray

Senior Lecturer

Office: 330 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-3265

 Educational Background

MPAcc Professional Accountancy
Clemson University 1988

BS Accountancy
Clemson University 1986

 Courses Taught

Intermediate Accounting


Russ Madray is president of The Madray Group, Inc., which helps businesses, accounting firms, and other organizations understand and implement technical accounting and auditing issues. The Madray Group, Inc. specializes in providing technical reviews, inspection services, and technical assistance to small and medium size accounting firms throughout the U.S. Mr. Madray has more than 20 years of professional experience, including 15 years in public practice. In 1996, he formed The Madray Group to support and facilitate the range of services offered by CPAs to their clients and to assist CPA firms in meeting the changing needs of their profession. Mr. Madray is a native of Greenville, SC and resides there with his wife, Beth, and their two children. He is an avid runner and, between writing and speaking engagements, he finds time to compete in triathlons.

 Research Interests

As an author, Mr. Madray is responsible for several of the profession’s best-selling books. He also authors many of the AICPA’s publications and is a frequent contributor to the Journal of Accountancy. In addition, he speaks to hundreds of groups each year on accounting and auditing topics and has made presentations in more than 40 states and several foreign countries.