Mitchell IV, James C.

James C. Mitchell IV

Assurance and Advisory Partner

EDUCATION

  • Appalachian State University – B.S. Business Administration, Accounting

Community Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • Elon University Accounting/Finance Board of Advisors – Chairperson
  • NAIOP Triad – Board Member, President
  • Construction Financial Managers Association – Member
  • BDO Leadership Institute Class of 2007
  • Leadership Alamance Class of 1999

Meet James

James has over 25 years of experience serving not-for-profit, public and privately-held companies, including 3 years serving as CFO/Controller of a privately-owned construction company. He is active in the firm’s recruiting efforts as well as leads Smith Leonard’s construction and real estate, education, and other not-for-profit practice groups. He is also heavily involved with many of the firm’s manufacturing, distribution, and international clients.

He grew up in Mebane, North Carolina, and currently lives in Oak Ridge with his wife, Sandra, their daughter, Mackenzie, and son, Trevor. James enjoys exercising, golf, driving across the country, and attending sporting events when away from the office.

Highlights

  • Over 25 years of experience serving both public and privately-held companies, including 3 years serving as CFO for a privately-owned construction company
  • Industries served – manufacturing, distribution, construction, real estate, banking, and not-for-profits
  • NC CPA License #22971
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