Brown Edwards has a diverse group of healthcare services specialists who focus on challenges unique to the industry. Our commitment is demonstrated by our service to a multitude of healthcare organizations and medical/dental practices, both large and small. Our medical practice services team possesses a broad range of expertise with the capacity to provide practice administration including finance, revenue cycle, provider credentialing, managed care contract negotiation, coding review, and compliance plan development, as well as providing comprehensive assessments to identify opportunities for improvement and work flow enhancements.

You can be assured with our in‐depth knowledge of industry changes, we can provide resources to assist you as you face challenging issues in this highly regulated industry. Serving not only as accountants but also as business advisors, we provide a wide range of services to our clients, including the following:

Healthcare Accounting Services

  • Financial Management/CFO Services
  • Bookkeeping
  • Revenue Cycle Consulting
  • Operational Review and Management
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Credentialing
  • Coding Compliance
  • Personnel Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • HIPAA Compliance Review
  • OSHA Compliance Review
  • IT Assessment
  • Physician Compensation Models
  • Payer Contracts
  • Tax Preparation and Planning
  • 401(K) Plan Administration, Consulting, and Asset Management
  • Employee Benefits

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Practice Leader

  • C. Stanley Bowles II, CPA
    C. Stanley Bowles II, CPA

Team Members

  • Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA
    Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA
  • John S. Aldridge, CPA
    John S. Aldridge, CPA
C. Stanley Bowles II, CPA
C Stanley Bowles
(276) 466-5248
513 State Street • Bristol, VA, 24201

Stan has over twenty years experience in public accounting with audit and tax experience in employee benefit plans, construction, energy, real estate, retail, country clubs, financial institutions, manufacturing and healthcare.  In addition, he served for three years as a corporate controller in the mining industry.  His other client responsibilities include business consulting and overseeing numerous monthly accounting engagements.  In addition, he is part of our peer review team performing inspections of other firms.  Stan serves as area coordinator for our Bristol office and a member of our firm leadership committee.

Education and Professional Registration

Stan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (formerly Clinch Valley College) in 1994.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Medical Group Management Association.

Expertise and Experience

  • Audits of employee benefit plans
  • Benefit plan design and consulting
  • Preparation of Form 5500
  • Accounting and assurance services in a variety of industries
  • Internal control design and testing
  • Management consultations
  • Form of entity selection
  • Individual, partnership and corporate income tax services
  • Multistate taxation
  • Member of the firm’s peer review team
  • Member of the firm’s accounting and auditing committee
Valerie R. Ellis, CPA, CGMA
(304) 343-4188
300 Chase Building, 707 Virginia Street East • Charleston, WV 25301

Valerie is a partner in the Charleston office with over 30 years of professional experience in a wide variety of areas. Valerie has directed audits of many closely held businesses, employee benefit plans, energy industries, and nonprofit organizations. She has consulted with clients on matters ranging from regulatory compliance to operational issues and internal control. Her clients include professional firms, retailers, wholesalers, contractors, colleges and universities, foundations, religious organizations, and energy industries.

Valerie has been a contributing author and technical reviewer for nationally distributed publications and a featured speaker at industry conferences.

Valerie graduated summa cum laude from Marshall University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Valerie is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the West Virginia Society of CPAs where she has served as chair of various committees, and the Charleston Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs. She is also a member and past treasurer of the Rotary Club of Charleston; a member of the Marshall University Division of Accountancy and Legal Environment Advisory Board, and a member of the cultivation committee for Women in Economic and Leadership Development.  She also teaches financial literacy to teenage parents through a program at her church.

Valerie was honored as the AICPA 2012 Woman to Watch–Experienced Leader by the West Virginia Society of CPAs.

John S. Aldridge, CPA
(540) 345-0936
319 McClanahan St SW • Roanoke, VA, 24014-7705

John is an audit partner based in our Roanoke office.  John’s concentration is related to municipalities, healthcare, and HUD entities; he has extensive experience performing organizational reviews as they relate to internal controls and operations.  He also serves as the area coordinator for our Roanoke and Lynchburg offices and East Region Coordinator for the Firm.

He is a 1993 graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  John is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  In addition, he serves as treasurer for the Better Business Bureau, speaks regularly at the Roanoke City Rescue Mission, and  teaches an adult Sunday school class at his church each week.  John was previously named a “Super CPA” by Virginia Business magazine.