As summer draws to a close, the Blackman and Sloop team has enjoyed many great successes and shared lots of fun memories together. Here are just some of the exciting things that have been happening at the firm.

Promotions and New Hires:

We have a lot of new faces this summer. We invite you to join us in welcoming the following Blackman & Sloop team members:

  • Liam Finn interned with our firm for the summer. Liam is a rising Sophomore at the University of North Carolina.
  • Kari Bohning joined the small business team on July 12th.
  • Amy Ford joined the firm on July 31st as our Recruiting and Marketing Assistant.
  • Katie Ledford started August 1st in the firm’s audit department.

Best Accounting Firm to Work For

We are excited to be named among Accounting Today’s 2017 Best Accounting Firms to Work For! This annual awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce, and businesses. We are proud to be among the best in the industry!

Recent Events:

Our firm participated in the annual pharmacy trade show sponsored by The North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company.


We have also just launched our new micro website which showcases the services we are providing to independent pharmacies. Take a look at

Community Events:

Members of our staff enjoyed a tour of the grounds of Carolina Tiger Rescue on June 22nd, followed by a day of volunteering.



Fun At the Office:

We just had our semi-annual company meeting held at Wine & Design in Raleigh, where everyone painted a piece of a mural that will be displayed in the office.






Our Breaking Barriers Committee hosted a night out at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on July 6th. The Bulls took on the Charlotte Knights and everyone enjoyed the always entertaining mascot, Wool E. Bull. Interesting note: his middle initial “E” stands for “education.”

Our Wellness Committee is ramping things up and getting us on the move again. We will be having another walking challenge and they are also organizing a Blackman & Sloop 5k at the end of the month to march us into Labor Day.

Birthdays, Anniversaries and a Baby Shower:

We have many staff members who are celebrating their birthday and work anniversary this summer.

Happy Birthday to Sue Cannon, Joyce Davis, Alesia Husband, Dauer Lewis,and Susan Puryear.

Congratulations to staff celebrating work anniversaries, including: Andrea Eason, Joan Pharr, Deetra Watson, Joe Beaudin, Tyler Chambers, Christina Drake, Ben Fulton, Elisa Gover, Ben Johnson, Candy Kirby, Rob Lewis, Alison Merkabah, and Paige Otos.

Blackman & Sloop team members helped Erin Moulton prepare for the upcoming birth of her daughter by holding an office baby shower! She is due in October. Stay tuned for pictures after her arrival!