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 the firm started.
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 received his 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, and his Certified Management Accountant Certification under the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of the National Association of Accountants in April 1980. He was also awarded the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) designation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in August 2009.
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.