Another successful tax season completed. Thank you to all of our dedicated team members and loyal clients who helped us through this year. As we move into summer, the Blackman & Sloop team is hard at work and taking some time for fun. Here’s what we’ve been up to since our last newsletter!

Promotions and New Hires: 

Rachel Bullock: Rachel is a former intern who has come back to join us full time as a Business Advisory and Tax Associate, started May 20th

Lexi Raphael: As our summer intern, Lexi will rotate between all service areas (Business Advisory, Tax and Audit).  Lexi started May 24.


On April 29 – May 1, some members of the firm attended the BDO Conference in Las Vegas

On May 16, Deetra Watson and Elizabeth Mauch presented “Mastering the Fiduciary Boardroom” at a workshop hosted by the North Carolina Center for Non Profits.

May 16 – On May 16, Blackman & Sloop was honored at the Business North Carolina Best Employers in North Carolina Gala. We made the list as one of the best employers – # 9 in our category. These were not just accounting firms, but all types of businesses.

On May 17, team members attended the YNP Summit (#NonprofitSTRONG Summit). For more information please visit,

Office Happenings:

April 4 – 25th Year celebration of NC State’s MAC program

April 15 – The team celebrated the end of tax season with lunch at Bar Taco!

April 16 – Zoosday Tuesday, some members of the staff took a break and headed to the Asheboro Zoo.

Celebrating Birthdays:

  • Lynn Merritt – April 10
  • Candy Kirby – May 4