Parks, Taylor

Taylor Parks

Tax and Business Services Senior Associate


  • UNC Wilmington – B.S. Business Administration
  • UNC Wilmington – Master of Accounting

Community Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • Friendship Elementary School – Girls Volleyball Coach
  • Smith Leonard Ambassadors – Member


Taylor joined Smith Leonard in 2018 after beginning her public accounting career with a large regional firm in 2015 and a preceeding internship in 2014. She is based out of our Lexington, NC office and is a key member of our tax and business services team.  Taylor has worked in a variety of areas of tax compliance and planning, with a focus on corporations and entities with multi-state tax filings. In addition, she has experience in audits of pension plans and health and welfare plans.

Originally from Thomasville, Taylor currently lives in High Point, NC. She has two puppy children, Abbie and Ollie. Away from the office, Taylor enjoys traveling, exercising, cooking, and spending time with her family.


  • Nearly 5 years of experience serving public and privately-held businesses and individuals
  • Industries served – manufacturing, distribution, and construction
  • Specialties include – tax planning and compliance, employee benefit plan audits, and business services
  • NC CPA License #41095
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