September 2017

Company Spotlight:
Williams, Scarborough, Smith, Gray, LLP          

Williams, Scarborough, Smith, Gray is a full service Certified Public Accounting firm with two locations serving residents and businesses throughout Eastern, North Carolina.   Their partners have over 90 years of combined experience practicing in North Carolina and are proud to have spent not only their careers here, but most of their lives.  They are all members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).
The firm’s mission is to provide the finest auditing, accounting, tax management, advisory, and personal financial planning services in Eastern North Carolina and to be associated with the most respected companies in the east.  Their goal is to treat each client as if they were family by being responsive to their accounting needs.  Clients are always greeted with southern hospitality and a smile.  The staff works hard to help clients no matter how difficult or small the questions they encounter. Whether its business or personal finances you will always feel comfortable and secure as they walk you through your financial journey.

They are just as dedicated to their communities and their church families as they are to their clients!  Williams, Scarborough, Smith, Gray prides themselves in community involvement through sponsorships of community events, supporting the Twin Rivers YMCA, Marine Corps events, the Carolina East Medical Foundation, and local Chambers of Commerce in Eastern North Carolina.  The staff at Williams, Scarborough, Smith, Gray serves on many civic boards and clubs and are giving back to the people of Craven, Onslow, Pamlico and surrounding Eastern North Carolina counties.

The firm was established by Rick Carter and Chris Williams in 1978 in New Bern, North Carolina.  Chris was born in New Bern, attended New Bern High School and graduated from East Carolina University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  His areas of concentration are taxation of individuals and closely-held businesses, estates and trusts. Chris is married with two adult children.

Steve Scarborough joined the firm in 1985 in is currently the partner in charge of the Jacksonville, North Carolina office.  Steve is a native of Havelock, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University from 1978-1981.  He then transferred to Hastings College in Hasting, Nebraska where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1983.   His primary focus is to assist businesses through a variety of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services.  Steve is married and has two children.

Charles Smith joined the firm in 1997 and is a native of New Bern, North Carolina.  He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Accounting.  He has been a Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor since 2001 and assists small businesses with the installation, training and monitoring of the Quickbooks software.  He also focuses on taxation, management advisory services, auditing and bookkeeping services for non-profits and government units.  Charles is married with three young children.

Randy Gray is an Eastern North Carolina native and graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in Goldsboro in 1984.  He graduated East Carolina University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.  Randy has practiced in New Bern since 1988, thirteen of those years with a national CPA firm.  His concentration is in the taxation of individuals, closely-held businesses, estates and trusts as well as management advisory and bookkeeping services for those entities.  His experience also includes non-profits and governmental accounting.  Randy is married with four children.

You can contact the friendly staff of Williams, Scarborough, Smith, Gray at either of their two locations: 824 Gum Branch Rd.  Jacksonville, NC or 2131 S. Glenburnie Rd Suite 2  New Bern, NC at 252.638.4000.  They look forward to serving you!

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