Clay Worden of RSM US LLP Named Recipient of 2024 Silver Bowl Award by National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives

Published March 5, 2024

[Cincinnati, Ohio, February 27, 2024] - The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is proud to announce Clay Worden, Partner at RSM US LLP, as the distinguished recipient of the 2024 Silver Bowl Award. This esteemed accolade, the highest honor within the cooperative industry, recognizes individuals whose exceptional contributions have significantly enhanced the reputation and functionality of the cooperative sector.

For nearly three decades, Clay has exemplified exceptional leadership within the cooperative realm. His unwavering dedication to prudent stewardship, mentorship, and tireless diligence has not only been instrumental in advancing the cooperative profession but has also served as a beacon of inspiration, guiding others into leadership roles.

With a wealth of experience collaborating closely with growers and distributors, Clay has played a pivotal role in monitoring, establishing, and educating on legislative, tax, and accounting matters affecting agricultural families and entities. His profound impact underscores a deep dedication to the cooperative industry and its stakeholders.

The Silver Bowl Award serves as a testament to individuals who, over an extended period, have made significant strides in enhancing both the reputation and functionality of the cooperative profession. Clay's remarkable contributions have left an indelible mark on both fronts, shaping the landscape of cooperative accounting and governance.

NSAC extends its sincerest gratitude to Clay for his unwavering dedication, professionalism, and commitment to the cooperative accounting industry. His exceptional achievements will be celebrated at the 2024 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC) in Orlando, Florida, on July 30th.

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About NSAC:

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is a professional society comprised of individuals involved in the accounting, auditing, taxation, and management of cooperatives and related entities. With a rich history spanning decades, NSAC serves as a trusted resource and advocate for cooperative professionals nationwide. Visit

About Clay Worden:
Clay Worden is a Partner at RSM US LLP, specializing in cooperative accounting and advisory services. Clay is a Past NSAC National President and has over 30 years of experience in the industry. Clay is widely recognized for his expertise, leadership, and dedication to the cooperative sector.

About RSM:

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