The American auto industry is in the midst of a fundamental redefinition of how cars are designed, built and sold. It is at precisely a time like this that your team needs the assurance and expertise of a firm who knows your business. Brown Edwards understands the auto dealership world inside and out. Your business needs an auto dealership accountant that can provide a broad range of services from basic accounting to strategic planning and consulting services.
Making sound future decisions means getting timely and accurate information you can trust. You also want to work with powerful analytic tools and have access to a network of accounting professionals with extensive experience in your chosen industry.
We believe our specialization in this area makes us the strongest Dealership Services Group in our market area.
Our Services for Auto Dealerships Include:
- Operating statement analysis and composites
- Operational and internal control review
- Monthly statement analysis and benchmarking
- Strategic planning and budgeting
- Compensation consulting and planning
- Cash flow analysis and management
- Business risk assessment
- Financial statement services
- Business valuations
- Planning for purchase or sale of dealership
- Buy/sell agreements
- Litigation support
- LIFO inventory valuations
Learn more about how we can support your auto dealer businessContact One of Our Team Members
280 Peppers Ferry Rd • Wytheville, VA, 24382
Mark is a partner in the Wytheville office with over 20 years of experience. Mark has accumulated a substantial amount of tax and accounting knowledge specifically in dealing with small business, individual, estate and trust engagements and examinations of highly complex tax issues. Mark has over ten years of experience in business valuation and litigation support services including divorce settlements, estate and gift tax valuation and sale and acquisition transactions. Additionally, Mark specializes in healthcare, professional service enterprises, retail companies and is licensed as a Certified Quickbooks Pro advisor in dealing with small business computerized bookkeeping systems.
Mark took his studies to the College of William & Mary and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1992. When not at work, Mark has served as a former Member of the VA Society of Certified Public Accountants Technology Committee, current Board member of Brain Injury Services of Southwest VA, Inc., current Board member of Wytheville Community College Scholarship Foundation, Inc., co-founding member of the Wytheville Morning Rotary Club and serves as current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the VA Society of Certified Public Accountants.
300 Chase Building, 707 Virginia Street East • Charleston, WV 25301
Melissa has 20 years of professional experience providing accounting, tax, consulting and attest services for a variety of closely-held businesses, nonprofit organizations, and employee benefit plans. Her industry experience includes multi-state retailers, dealerships, not-for-profit organizations, professional service firms, construction, and physician practices. In addition, Melissa is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor.
Melissa graduated cum laude from Marshall University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the West Virginia Society of CPAs where she serves on the Recruiting and Opportunity project group, and the Charleston Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs. Melissa is a member of the 2012 class of Generation Next: 40 Under 40, a statewide awards program sponsored by The State Journal. She serves as board member and treasurer for the Children’s Therapy Clinic, secretary/treasurer for the Charleston Vandalia Rotary Club, past treasurer of the West Teays Elementary PTO and is a member of the Marshall University Division of Accountancy and Legal Environment Advisory Board. She also serves as program director for the West Virginia Futbol Club TOPSoccer program and has volunteered for Junior Achievement.
1715 Pratt Dr, Ste 2700 • Blacksburg, VA, 24060
Jamie is an assurance partner in the Blacksburg office with over 10 years of experience. Jamie’s areas of focus include automotive dealers, restaurants and retail, professional service industries. Furthermore, Jamie offers exceptional consulting services to start-up companies on related accounting matters and challenges in addition to individual and business tax planning strategies.
Jamie received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in 2001. Apart from his work, Jamie is a current member and past president of the Rotary Club of Blacksburg and serves on the Board of Directors for the Blacksburg Country Club. Jamie is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the VA Society of Certified Public Accountants.