Alan is a Certified Public Accountant and the firm manager. Alan began his accounting career in 1988 after graduating from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Alan's 25+ years of experience include income tax return preparation, business accounting and consultation, small business start-up, and firm management. In addition to owning his own CPA firms in Avery, Buncombe and Madison counties, he has served as a partner in CPA firms in Newland, NC and Asheville, NC. He is a partner in Triple "C" Nursery, a family-owned Christmas tree farm located in Avery County. Alan has industry experience in healthcare, agriculture, construction, small business and retail and service-oriented companies. He has extensive experience in tax planning and IRS problem resolution.
Alan is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Alan and his wife, Rhonda have two sons, Garrett and Cole. Garrett is a graduate of Appalachian State University and resides in Charleston, SC. Cole attends Davidson College in Davidson, NC. Alan is an avid sports fan and enjoys traveling with his family, especially out west. He has served as a youth sports coach, a community volunteer and a volunteer with Madison High School. He is a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church. He and his family have lived in the Mars Hill community for over 20 years.
North Carolina CPA #19311