Blackman & Sloop CPAs, P.A., is pleased to welcome Christopher L. Elton, CPA and Patrick M. Haney to its professional staff.

“We are thrilled to have Chris and Patrick join our team of knowledgeable and dedicated staff,” said Andrea Eason, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner at Blackman & Sloop. “I have full confidence they will step right in and provide seamless support to our clients.”

As tax senior, Elton will be responsible for providing tax compliance and planning for individual, corporate, and estate tax returns. Previously, he spent four years with Elliott Davis Decosimo, LLC.  Elton is a graduate of the University of Arkansas Little Rock, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the College of William and Mary. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). Elton currently resides in Durham, North Carolina with his wife, Amanda, and two daughters. In his free time, he enjoys juggling.

Haney joins the firm as a senior audit associate, where he provides services for nonprofits, government entities, and construction companies. Prior to joining Blackman & Sloop, Haney served as an accounting supervisor at a private company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from College of Charleston. He currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wife, Alison. Outside of the office, Haney enjoys hunting, cooking, reading, and fitness.