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About Mark Stephens

Mark A Stephens CPA PA is family-owned and operated right here in Gastonia, NC. Since our company opened its doors in 1996, we've treated every customer like they were a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch.

Our business is focused on our commitment to building long-term client relationships. We establish those relationships through high-quality personal service. That commitment is achieved through the size and make-up of our firm. We believe that our clients benefit from the one on one service that they receive from our small firm. Each one of our clients knows that they can deal directly with an owner at any time and we want them to feel comfortable in doing so.

Every person in our firm is committed to providing personalized service of the highest quality. Our services are extremely professional and for the greatest benefit of the client. Our greatest source of growth has been through referrals by our many satisfied clients.

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Mark is a Certified Public Accountant (Lic# 28879) who graduated with honors from Ohio University. Licensed in both North Carolina and Ohio, Mark is a member of: American Institute of CPAs, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, National Society of Tax Professionals, National Society of Accountants, and American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. He is also a participant in the Quickbooks Pro Advisor Program. Mark specializes in Corporate and Business Returns, along with Financial Planning. In addition, Mark serves on the boards of several non-profits in the area. He is a native of Belpre, Ohio and still has family that resides there. He moved to Gastonia in 1994 to operate this firm.


Crystal has 20 years of experience preparing taxes and 25 years of Finance experience. She is an experienced member of our accounting & tax service group and is familiar with a variety of industries. She prepares a number of tax returns for individuals, & business and assists with non-profit applications. She also assists clients with bookkeeping activities, payroll tax returns, payroll and QuickBooks software.


Laura has many years experience in payroll compliance, general ledger write-up and compilation services. She also has experience in Accounts payable and Accounts receivable management. She has experience with individual and corporate tax returns and QuickBooks software training and support.