Batchelor, Emily

Emily Batchelor

Tax Manager


  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Master of Science in Accounting

Community Involvement

  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • Beta Alpha Psi – Former Vice President of Community Service
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro – Endowment Committee Treasurer 


After a tax internship in 2014, Emily returned to the Smith Leonard team in 2021 and has over 5 years of public accounting and 4 years of industry accounting experience. She works primarily with privately-held companies and their owners.

A lifelong resident of the Triad who loves NC for its mountains, beach, and proximity to family. Emily lives in Greensboro with her husband Will, two sons Asa and Alex, daughter Maddie, au pair Anielly from Brazil, and two dogs. Outside of work, she enjoys being at the lake, time with family and friends, completing house projects, and going on evening walks.


  • Over 5 years of tax experience serving individuals and privately-held businesses as well as 4 years of industry accounting experience
  • Industries served – real estate, manufacturing, investment, and service
  • Specialties include – S-Corps, partnerships, and individual
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