Charleston Office

Brown EdwardsCharleston Office

2 Players Club Dr,
Ste 100
Charleston, WV
25311-1640
Tel: (304) 343-4188
Fax: (304) 344-5035
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If you are seeking accounting services for your family or your business in the Charleston area, explore Brown Edwards, a certified public accounting firm that is recognized among the top 200 firms in the U.S. Tax, financial management, and business related accounting services are just a few of our offerings to clients. For individuals, we have a team of tax experts who can assist with personal tax and financial planning. We file thousands of returns each year and our knowledgeable CPAs and CFPs will work with you to develop a strategy for decreasing your expenses and preparing for your family’s future.

Brown Edwards provides accounting services to businesses in a variety of industries such as energy, higher education, health care, municipalities, real estate, employee benefit plans, and financial institutions. Our firm has a dedicated team of specialists in the construction accounting practice. Several of our team hold designations as a CCIFP (Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional) and are actively involved with the Contractors Association of West Virginia. We have ongoing engagements with companies that require auditing, management consulting, business valuation, forecasts and projections, and feasibility studies.

Our staff supports the Charleston community both through our profession and through our ongoing personal commitments. We participate in the leadership of several civic organizations such as the YWCA, Optimist Club, Rotary Club, high school foundations, churches, and religious organizations.

Contact us to discuss our work and learn how Brown Edwards may be of service to you.

Charleston TeamMeet our Partners and Directors

  • Matthew S. Burchett, CPA, CCIFP, CVA
    Matthew S. Burchett, CPA, CCIFP, CVA
    Partner
  • Ruth A. Cannon Still, CPA
    Ruth A. Cannon Still, CPA
    Partner
  • Harold L. Holstein, CPA, CMM
    Harold L. Holstein, CPA, CMM
    Partner
  • Timothy A. George, CPA, CCIFP, MST
    Timothy A. George, CPA, CCIFP, MST
    Partner
Matthew S. Burchett, CPA, CCIFP, CVA
Partner
(304) 343-4188   
mburchett@becpas.com
2 Players Club Dr, Ste 100  • Charleston, WV 25311-1640

As an audit partner in the Charleston office of Brown Edwards, Matt supervises the preparation of for-profit client financial statements and provides consulting in the area of information systems and general business matters as well as business valuation services and fraud investigation as they relate to the construction industry.  In addition to his accounting expertise, Matt has experience as a cost analyst and as an industrial engineer and has worked with civil engineering firms in design and drafting.

Matt holds a Regents Bachelor of Arts with a post-graduate certificate in accounting from West Virginia State College, earned his Master of Business Administration degree from West Virginia Graduate College (Marshall University), and is also a Certified Valuation Analyst and a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Accounting.  Matt is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the American College of Forensic Examiners, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, the Center of Economic and Industry Research, the West Virginia Society of CPAs, and is an associate member of the Contractors Association of West Virginia.

Ruth A. Cannon Still, CPA
Partner
(304) 343-4188   
rcannon@becpas.com
2 Players Club Dr, Ste 100  • Charleston, WV 25311-1640

Ruth is a taxation partner in the Charleston office and concentrates her services in income, estate taxes and planning, and small business financial reporting.  She has represented taxpayers before the IRS and West Virginia.  She is a lecturer and author of several articles on various tax related topics.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Ruth sits on the board of directors and finance committee for the YWCA of Charleston where she also served as treasurer.  She is a member and past president of the Optimist Club of Charleston.  She was a 1986 summa cum laude graduate of West Virginia State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Harold L. Holstein, CPA, CMM
Partner
(304) 343-4188   
hholstein@becpas.com
2 Players Club Dr, Ste 100  • Charleston, WV 25311-1640

Harold L. Holstein, CPA, CMM, is a tax partner with Brown, Edwards & Company, L.L.P.  He has been in public accounting since 1995.  He has also worked in private industry with a publicly traded company for six years prior to moving to public accounting.

Harold graduated from West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1988 with a BS degree in Accounting. Over his career, Harold has served a variety of business entities including construction, oil and gas production, timber, mineral extraction, and other privately owned businesses. Services provided for these clients have included compiled financial statements, tax preparation, tax planning and audit support, continuity planning in family businesses, assistance in developing entity structures,  assistance with drilling and operating agreements and other advisory services.  He has also been involved with preparing forecasts and pro forma statements for use in obtaining financing.  While working for the public company Harold had extensive involvement with multi-state tax reporting.  At Brown Edwards, he has worked with many clients that file in multiple states.  Harold prepares and presents at the firm’s annual construction symposium and at other events on current and pending tax issues. He has achieved the Professional Certified Mineral Manager status through the National Association of Royalty Owners CMM program.

Harold is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is active with NARO, WVLMOA and IOGA through the firm’s associate membership.

Timothy A. George, CPA, CCIFP, MST
Partner
(304) 343-4188   
tgeorge@becpas.com
2 Players Club Dr, Ste 100  • Charleston, WV 25311-1640

Tim George is a director in the Charleston office of Brown Edwards. He has extensive experience dealing with the financial and business issues of privately held companies and employee benefit plans. He has worked closely with various sizes of businesses particularly in the construction and engineering and design industries.

Tim received his B.S. degree in Accounting at West Virginia Institute of Technology and later attended the University of Akron where he received his M.S. in taxation.

Tim began his career in public accounting in 1994 with Humpal, Jones & Co., a local accounting firm out of Medina, OH while attending the University of Akron. Upon graduation from the University of Akron in 1996, he accepted a position with Chambers, Paterno & Associates, A.C. and has continued his career in public accounting with the firm up through its merger with Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP.

Tim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Tim is also a member of the Board of Directors for the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame and participates in CAWV Young Contractors Committee functions.

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