Thomas A. Close, CPA (Member) - BS in Business Administration from Shepherd University, Certified Public Accountant. Tom has over 40 years of experience in all forms of taxation as well as small business pension plans, and estates and trust. Tom is also a registered investment advisor.
Matthew T. Close, CPA (Member) - BS in Accounting from Shepherd University. Over 20 years of experience in all forms of taxation and accounting. Hired in June of 1998. Matt passed the Uniform CPA exam in the spring of 2007.
Bradley J. Close, CPA MBA (Member) - BS in Accounting from West Liberty State College, Masters of Business Administration Degree with an Accounting concentration from Mount Saint Mary's University. Over 15 years of experience in all forms of taxation and accounting. Hired in May of 2003. Brad passed the uniform CPA exam in the summer of 2007.
Brenda Close, EA – Hired in September 1985, Brenda specializes in client relations with over 36 years of experience in accounting and taxation. She has attended various college classes and seminars for training in payroll, accounting, and individual taxation. Brenda passed the Enrolled Agents exam in the summer of 2009 and is also a Notary Public.
Bobbi Michael – Hired in September 1994, Bobbi has almost 40 years of accounting experience. She has completed various college courses and attended seminars in payroll, accounting, and taxation. She also specializes in payroll, software consulting, analysis and training.
Kandy Walls – Hired in February 2008 as the Administrative Assistant for the Berkeley Springs office. Kandy has over 20 years of customer service experience. She is also a Notary Public.
Megan Shives, CPA MBA - BS in Business Administration from Frostburg State University, Masters of Business Administration from Shepherd University. Hired in February 2013, Megan has over 10 years in all forms of accounting. Megan passed the Uniform CPA examination in March 2018.
Brittaney Taylor – Hired in August 2013, as the Administrative Assistant for the Spring Mills office, Brittaney has over 10 years of accounting and customer service experience. Brittaney is also a Notary Public.
Hayley Andrews - Hired in January 2017 as an Administrative Assistant for our Spring Mills office, Hayley has over 8 years in customer service and 5 years of experience with WV taxes on the county level. Hayley has a BA from Texas Tech University.
Bonnie Patton, EA – Hired in September 1978 by Accounting Associates, Inc and became a BTM CPAs employee in October 2016, as a tax preparer and accountant for the Hagerstown office. Bonnie has a BS in Accounting from Frostburg State University, passed the Uniform CPA examination in 1993 and has been an Enroll Agent since 1991.
Kim Boyd – Hired in June 2017 as a Payroll Specialist for the Hagerstown office, Kim has over 10 years of accounting and payroll experience.
Kim Kendall – Hired in September 2005 by Accounting Associates, Inc. and became a BTM CPAs employee in October 2016, as the Administrative Assistant for the Hagerstown office, Kim has over 20 years of combined experience in accounting, human resources, and customer service.
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