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Smith Leonard PLLC Announces Retirement of Founding Partner Ken Smith

Smith Leonard PLLC, a leading Triad-based accounting firm, announces the retirement of Ken Smith, Founding and former Managing Partner, effective December 31, 2023.

January 1, 2024/Press Release

Smith Leonard Announces 2024 Staff Promotions

Congratulations to our 17 team members who received promotions to start 2024, including our new tax partner Ben Duckett. We are so proud of their accomplishments and the tremendous value they bring to the firm and our clients. Ben Duckett, Tax Partner Mark Parsells, Assurance Experienced Manager Alex Putzer, Assurance Experienced Manager Kady Whan, Assurance […]

December 29, 2023/Press Release, Tax

Announcing Ben Duckett as Tax Partner

Smith Leonard is pleased to announce Ben Duckett as its newest Tax Partner. He is a key technical resource for the firm, a mentor to many staff members, and an integral part of the tax leadership team.

September 12, 2023/Press Release

Smith Leonard Ranks Among the Best Accounting Firms to Work For for the 13th Time in 14 Years

Triad firm is recognized by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group for the 13th time in 14 years.

July 5, 2023/Press Release

Smith Leonard Announces 2023 Midyear Promotions

Congratulations to our seven team members who received promotions effective July 1, 2023.

January 16, 2023/Press Release

Smith Leonard Announces 2023 Staff Promotions

Congratulations to our 17 team members who received promotions to start 2023, including three new partners. We are so proud of their accomplishments and the tremendous value they bring to the firm and to our clients. Brandon Hedrick, Tax Partner Jeremy Hiatt, Assurance Partner Andrew Wright, Assurance Partner Amanda Cromartie, Client Accounting Services Senior Manager […]

January 10, 2023/Press Release

Five New Staff Members Added to Start 2023

Smith Leonard announces the addition of five staff members to kick off the new year.  Ryan Southard returns as an associate on the assurance team after previously completing an internship last summer. The tax team adds a pair of interns Josh McCown and Jared Morgan. Raycia Evans-Crawford and Emily Adkins join the client accounting services […]

Smith Leonard PLLC Names Three New Partners

Smith Leonard is pleased to announce Patrick Willis as its newest Tax Partner/Member. He is a key technical resource for the firm, a mentor to many staff members, and an integral part of the tax leadership team.

Smith Leonard Adds New Team Members

Smith Leonard is delighted to announce the addition of Jennifer Barbee-White and Jeanette Balazsi to the SL team.

Smith Leonard Acquires Hickory Accounting Firm Whisnant & Company

Smith Leonard PLLC announced today that it will acquire Hickory accounting firm Whisnant & Company, LLP effective January 1, 2023.

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