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Our Team


Andrea Woodell Eason, CPA, CGMA
President "Managing Principal"
Ext. 3568
Value – I want every client to feel like they received more value than the investment they made with Blackman & Sloop.
Deetra B. Watson, CPA, CGMA
Ext. 3564
Always give clients more than what they expect to get – Nelson Boswell
M. Neely McLaughlin, CPA, CGMA, MBA
Ext. 3569
I am committed to providing proactive solutions to business and individual client needs.
Carla G. Daniel, EA
Ext. 3570
Integrity – Trust – Reliability
Ben Johnson, CPA, MBA
I follow the three P's: Positivity – attitude is everything; Personable – get to know your clients and break down those walls; Professional – show clients you’ve earned those initials after your name.
Robert J. Lewis, CPA
I take the time to get to know my clients on a personal level – that way they understand I value them as a person, not just from a revenue standpoint.

Senior Managers

Jennipher Branch, CPA
Senior Tax Manager
Building long-term personal relationships is the key to a successful and valuable business relationship.
Katie Ledford, CPA
Senior Audit Manager
Ext. 3587
I strive to exceed client expectations and I always do the best work I can do.
Laura Bennett, EA, NTPI Fellow
Senior Tax Manager
I consider my clients to be my extended family.
courtney murphy
Senior Manager
Give 110% and treat others with respect and kindness.
Senior Manager
Ext. 3593
The Golden Rule – Do unto others as you would want others to do unto you. I believe in providing the best service to my clients as I would expect the same.
Candace A. Kirby
To do my job to the best of my ability and help others so we are all successful.

Blackman & Sloop is the brand name under which Blackman & Sloop Advisors, Inc. provides professional services. Blackman & Sloop Advisors, Inc. and Balance & Strategy Advisors, CPA’s LLP practice as an alternative practice structure in accordance with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and applicable law, regulations and professional standards. Balance & Strategy Advisors, CPA’s LLP is a licensed independent CPA firm that provides attest services to its clients. Blackman & Sloop Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities, which are not licensed CPA firms, provide tax, advisory, and other non-attest services to its clients. The entities are independently owned and are not liable for the services provided by any other entity providing the services under the Blackman & Sloop brand. Our use of the terms "our firm" and "we" and "us" and terms of similar import, denote the alternative practice structure conducted by Balance & Strategy Advisors, CPA’s LLP and Blackman & Sloop Advisors, Inc.