Innovative service with lightning fast response times

With us you can expect advanced technology, answers that are clear and available when you need them, and a dedication to independent pharmacies. Clients appreciate our deep knowledge of their industry and our commitment to building wealth for their pharmacies and their personal lives.

CPAs (Licensed Staff)

Sophie R. Avent
Sophie R. AventCPA
Attention To Detail

Sophie recently joined Sykes & Company, P.A. and she will be working in the area of retail pharmacy accounting. Sophie graduated from Bluefield College in Virginia with a B.S. degree in Organizational Management and Development. She received her Virginia CPA certification in 2003 and she is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Sophie has experience in retail store accounting/payroll, country club membership accounting, and inventory cost accounting in the tobacco industry.

New to Edenton, Sophie is looking forward to getting involved in the local community and becoming an active member of her church. When not at work Sophie and her husband like to travel both in the U.S and abroad, particularly to places of historical interest. Sophie also enjoys cooking (especially baking), gardening, and working on stained glass projects.

License: VA-27434, NC-T7392
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0204
Fax: 877-858-5999
E-mail: sophie@sykes-cpa.com
Julie B. Blanchard
Julie B. BlanchardCPA
Taking the Burden Off Clients

Julie’s straightforward tax numbers and solid advice give her clients peace of mind and time to spend focused on their customers and personal lives.

Julie joined Sykes & Company, P.A. in January 1988 and a decade later became a shareholder.

Julie has experience working with tax preparation, reviews and compilations, tax planning, and financial statement review for individuals and pharmacies.

She is dedicated to the success of all Sykes’ clients and helps to educate them about tax issues to strengthen their business.
Julie likes to see Sykes take the burden off their clients by doing their accounting work so that they can spend more time with their families and communities.
In addition to the impeccable quality of Julie’s number, she often serves as a sounding board for clients to help them decrease their tax burden.
Julie is a Certified Public Accountant and received her B.S. in Accounting from Elizabeth City State University in May 1990, and her Associates in Applied Science in Business Administration Technology from College of the Albemarle in May 1985.

Julie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, where she has served as secretary/treasurer, and is a past vice president of the Albemarle Outer Banks chapter. She is also involved with other community organizations. She enjoys being with her family and is involved in church activities and recreation sport activities with her nephew and grandchildren.

License: NC21382
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0059
Fax: 855-616-0692
E-mail: julie@sykes-cpa.com
Bonnie E. Bond
Bonnie E. BondCPA
Creating Efficient and Productive Pharmacy Systems

When new retail independent pharmacy clients join Sykes & Company, Bonnie is the point person who works with the setup and transition of those clients. In addition, she’s experienced in tax preparation for both individuals and corporations, as well as financial statement preparation and reviews. Bonnie joined the Sykes & Company team in 2005 and quickly settled into the firm’s client-focused culture.

  • Bonnie helps clients set up systems that provide trustworthy numbers when they need them. She can create high level overviews and detailed daily information depending on each client’s individual requirements.
  • She stays informed about the latest up to date technology to give clients results that are efficient and accessible.
  • She helps clients understand where they stand financially and the steps they can take to get where they want to go.

Bonnie received her B.S. in Accounting from North Carolina State University in 2004 and her Master’s in Business Administration in 2005 from East Carolina University. She received her Certified Public Accountant’s certification in 2008. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Outside of Sykes & Company, Bonnie enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids as well as staying involved in her community.

License: NC35189
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0058
Fax: 855-610-4121
E-mail: bonnie@sykes-cpa.com
Teresa G. Bray
Teresa G. BrayCPA
Real Numbers To Support Your Business

Teresa knows that numbers are crucial to financial success so, in addition to their precisions, she makes sure her clients understand what the numbers mean in real-world terms.

Teresa began her career working in tax preparation for H & R Block and this gave her a broad base of experience in guiding a wide variety of people through the ins and outs of personal and business taxation. She joined Sykes & Company, P.A. in early 1997. In addition to tax preparation, she has experience in quarterly payroll reporting and financial statement preparation.

  • When Teresa puts together client financial statements or taxes, they can count on the certainty of her number and her ability to deliver them on or before the deadline.
  • She’s known for being adaptable and working with clients in ways that help them understand what her numbers mean for their business and personal lives.
  • Teresa enjoys that at Sykes she gets to work with the same clients year after year and see the results that Sykes helps to create with their pharmacies and individual wealth.

She received B.S. in Accounting from Elizabeth City State University in 2000 and was licensed by North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountants Examiners in 2002. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

License: NC29537
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0811
Fax: 855-632-3574
E-mail: teresa@sykes-cpa.com
Katie J. Musorofiti
Katie J. MusorofitiCPA
“Get It Done” Meets Client Dedication

Katie likes to produce results and find tax advantages for her clients.

Katie is experienced in tax preparation for individuals and corporations. She obtained her CPA license in Massachusetts in 2011 and joined Sykes & Company, P.A. in 2012.

    • Katie appreciates Sykes’ close-knit culture and the firm’s dedication to always be available when clients need them.
    • She fits in well with Sykes’ “get it done” philosophy and enjoys seeing the results of her work for clients.
    • She enjoys finding hidden advantages for clients when she’s working on their taxes.

Katie graduated from San Diego State University in 2005 with a B.S. in Accounting. She graduated from Purdue University, Krannert School of Management in August 2011 with a Master of Science in Industrial Administration (MSIA). She’s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of CPAs. Her husband serves in the U.S. Coast Guard and as a result they’ve lived across the U.S. from coast to coast including: Oregon, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Indiana and North Carolina.

License: NC37323
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0198
Fax: 855-291-9741
E-mail: katie@sykes-cpa.com

Megan G. Perry
Megan G. PerryCPA
Megan joined Sykes & Company, P.A. in 2013. Prior to joining Sykes, she was with KPMG LLP in the federal tax department where she gained experience in tax preparation for corporations and individuals.

Megan received her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2010 and her M.S. in Accountancy degree from East Carolina University in 2011. She was licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners in 2014. Megan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the North Carolina Associate of CPAs. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

License: NC38540
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0416
Fax: 855-716-8724
E-mail: megan@sykes-cpa.com

Wanda B. Small
Wanda B. SmallCPA
Analytical Style Combined With Hands-On Help

Combining right and left brain, Wanda is known for her client service as well as her gift with numbers.

Wanda has always enjoyed math and especially algebra. Instead of going into teaching, her family suggested she try accounting and it was an immediate fit. She has been with Sykes & Company, P.A. since its inception and became a shareholder in 1985. Wanda works primarily in tax—preparing and reviewing tax returns for independent pharmacies.

      • In addition to the analytical side of her job, she enjoys the opportunities she has to grow with the firm. She appreciates the way the firm is innovative and stays on the cutting edge of technology and accounting practice.
      • She’s known for being easygoing and friendly with her clients. She likes helping clients solve problems and often works with internal accounting personnel to keep bookkeeping running smoothly.
      • Clients understand that they can call Wanda for a variety of needs.

Wanda received her B.S. in Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. When she’s not at work, she’s often involved with Edenton Baptist Church where she serves as a deacon, treasurer, finance committee member, choir member, and was a past Sunday school teacher. She also enjoys attending sporting events, reading and spending time with family.

License: NC15262
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0057
Fax: 855-615-2463
E-mail: wanda@sykes-cpa.com
Linda Winslow Speary
Linda Winslow SpearyCPA
Tax Preparation Best Practices Plus Straightforward Answers

When you work with Linda, you get straightforward numbers you can count on.

Linda joined Sykes & Company, P.A. as an associate in 1986 and in 1998 she became a shareholder. She devotes her time to tax matters, tax preparation and income tax planning for both individuals, businesses and pharmacies. She also has experience in tax preparation for estates, partnerships and trusts, as well as financial reporting for businesses.

      • Linda is a strong believer in staying current with accounting best practices and participates annually in over 40 hours of continuing professional education in areas pertinent to her professional practice.
      • She’s known for delivering numbers that are precise and straightforward when it comes to tax matters and other financial reports.
      • Clients count on her for the sense of certainty that comes from getting the results they need on or before the deadline.

Linda graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She was licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners to practice as a CPA in 1989.

Linda has served as treasurer, vice president and president of the Albermarle Outer Banks chapter of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She served a three-year term from 1998-2001 as a member of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Association of CPAs.

License: NC17867
Office: 252-482-7644
Direct: 252-632-0025
Fax: 855-610-2977
E-mail: linda@sykes-cpa.com
Ollin B. Sykes
Ollin B. SykesCPA, CITP, CMA
Integrity and Future-Focus

With Ollin, you get a knowledgeable ally with decades of experience who won’t quit until your pharmacies are performing.

Ollin is intricately involved in all aspects of the business with a concentration in tax, business advisory services, and technology consulting for independent pharmacies and their owners. He got his start as a CPA in 1973 and within a few years began working with independent pharmacies. He became president of Sykes & Company, P.A. in 1985 when his previous firm split into two.

      • Ollin is known for holding Sykes & Company to a high standard of professionalism and ensuring that someone is always available when clients need information.
      • He’s decisive and makes decisions based on his intuition combined with years of experience and education.
      • He enjoys leadership and finding elegant solutions to problems no matter how complicated or messy they are.

Ollin has a B.S. in Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting from Mars Hill College in 1972. He received his Certified Public Accountant’s certification in August 1975. He also received his Certified Management Accountant Certification under the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of the National Association of Accountants in April 1980.

Ollin is a member of the National Association of Accountants, North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Community Pharmacists Association. He has served as president of the Albemarle Outer Banks Chapter of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

License: NC8804
Office: 252.482.7644
Direct: 252.632.0012
Fax: 855.610.2601
E-mail: ollin@sykes-cpa.com
Scotty W. Sykes
Scotty W. SykesCPA

Client attention with industry smarts

Count on Scotty to know your name, your goals and the industry benchmarks you want to outperform – as well as having the knowledge to get you there.

Scotty’s focus within Sykes & Company, P.A. is working directly with pharmacy owners especially on pharmacy accounting, tax and advisory. He is also active in payroll, tax planning, individual tax preparation and corporate tax preparation for pharmacy owners and businesses. Scotty has written accounting and tax-related articles for America’s Pharmacist, the official magazine of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). He is a well-regarded speaker on pharmacy accounting and tax matters, and provides a progressive approach to operating a successful pharmacy. Scotty enjoys building strong relationships with pharmacy clients, third-parties and vendors. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Scotty received his Certified Public Accountant certification in August 2011 and his Certified Global Management Accounting certification in 2014. He received his B.S. in Business Administration and M.S. in Accountancy degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

License: NC36260
Office: 252.482.7644
Direct: 252.632.0026
Fax: 855-633-1935
E-mail: scott@sykes-cpa.com
 

Pharmacy Support Staff

Name Direct Line Email Fax Number
Sheila B. Anderson, Principal 252-632-0814 sheila@sykes-cpa.com 855-612-4803
Carla W. Belch 252-632-0150 carla@sykes-cpa.com 855-616-2141
Kathy D. Blanchard 252-632-0196 kathy@sykes-cpa.com 855-887-7516
Jackie E. Brown 252-632-0415 jackie@sykes-cpa.com 855-786-4306
Karen Mazik 252-632-0892 kmazik@sykes-cpa.com 855-900-3315
Julie Byrum 252-368-8840 julieb@sykes-cpa.com 855-732-3104
Kim E. Cooper 252-632-0812 kim@sykes-cpa.com 855-630-0392
Michelle Cullipher 252-632-0205 michelle@sykes-cpa.com 844-347-1790
Sarah K. Davis 252-632-0417 sarah@sykes-cpa.com 855-732-6414
Nichole L. Lazzara 252-632-0829 nichole@sykes-cpa.com 855-762-5180
Christie Ervin 252-632-0813 christie@sykes-cpa.com 855-553-2822
Caroline L. Estes 252-632-0830 caroline@sykes-cpa.com 877-570-9099
Lori B. Goodwin 252-632-0206 lori@sykes-cpa.com 855-276-1299
Samantha D. Hedgepeth 252-632-0860 samantha@sykes-cpa.com 855-630-9501
Jean Klucick 252-632-0831 jean@sykes-cpa.com 844-786-1669
Carol T. Lane 252-632-0197 carol@sykes-cpa.com 855-242-5734
Teri S. Moore 252-632-0171 teri@sykes-cpa.com 855-616-2839
Pam H. Rogers 252-632-0148 pam@sykes-cpa.com 855-611-6671
Kendra Williams 252-368-8841 kendra@sykes-cpa.com 855-621-9946

 

Administrative Staff

Name Direct Line Email Fax Number
Susan Ausborn 252-632-0945 susan@sykes-cpa.com 855-740-5818
Terry W. Hardison 252-632-0004 terry@sykes-cpa.com 855-608-5923
Linda Knott 252-632-0149 lknott@sykes-cpa.com 844-524-9894
M. Arlene Murin 252-632-0172 arlene@sykes-cpa.com 855-630-9501
Connie C. Scheel 252-632-0173 connie@sykes-cpa.com 855-606-1982
       

IT Staff

Name Direct Line Email Fax Number
Chris B. Sykes, M. S., MCSA 252-632-0015 chris@sykes-cpa.com 855-610-0601
Joseph Johnson 252-632-0024   joseph@sykes-cpa.com  855-276-1300