Experienced Accountants in Charlotte, North Carolina

Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff can help you discover valuable tax savings opportunities,
evaluate the tax implications of your financial choices and avoid costly mistakes.

Executive Team

Emily A. Fisher, CPA

Principal | Business Advisor
Licensed
Emily Fisher is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina. She received her Masters of Accountancy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and has studied both Accounting and Finance and International Business at UNCC and the University of North Carolina Wilmington, respectively. Emily previously worked as an Equity Analyst at Interstate/Johnson & Lane, a regional investment firm, and owned and operated a wine bar/art gallery. Her background uniquely positions her to understand high-level investment strategies as well as the real world problems that business owners face. When she’s not in the office educating and helping clients, you can find this Charlotte native spending time with her daughter and their bird dog, Luna. She currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Myers Park HOA, and her favorite pastimes include fishing, riding bikes, yoga and traveling.

Management Team

Kristen M. Shiring

Accountant | Tax Associate
Non-Licensed
Kristen is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a degree in Education. After teaching 3rd grade in the Charlotte Mecklenburg System, Kristen decided it was time to make a career change and follow her interests in the public accounting industry. Kristen is currently working on her Master of Accountancy degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Kristen’s extensive training in QuickBooks and proficiency in the integration of technology applications for business management makes her a natural business accounting consultant. Kristen also assists in the preparation of business and individual tax returns. Outside of work Kristen enjoys exploring the city, reading, working out and weekend getaways to Asheville or Charleston. Kristen has recently accepted an appointment to serve on the Board of Directors for Keystone Montessori School and has welcomed a new addition to her family...a french bulldog named Sasquatch!

Stephen T. Hathcock, CPA

Business Advisor I Senior Tax Associate
Licensed
Stephen Hathcock, a Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina, has recently joined the firm as Business Advisor and Senior Tax Associate. With over 5 years of public accounting experience, including significant experience with individual and business tax preparation, Stephen will oversee the accounting team and provide the highest level of advisory services for our business clients. A native to North Carolina, he received both his Masters in Accounting and B.S. in Accounting from East Carolina University and is an avid Carolina Panthers fan. Outside of work he enjoys hanging out with friends, watching sports, and exercising.

Accounting Team

Melissa B. Jeffers

Accountant | Tax Associate
Non-Licensed
Missy Jeffers has recently joined the team as accountant and tax associate and brings a great wealth of knowledge we’re excited to acquire within our firm. With over 15 years of accounting experience, focusing in insurance, pension and retirement benefits, Missy is eager to develop relationships with our clients. Her proven ability within the industry makes her a great asset to Fisher, P.A. and we are truly excited to partner with her. Missy received her Accounting degree with a Business Administration minor from Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC. She’s married with 3 children, 2 dogs and 1 horse, and enjoys horseback riding and reading in her free time.

Grace M. Rogers

Accountant | Tax Associate
Non-Licensed
Grace Rogers graduated from Shorter University in Georgia with a degree in Accounting and a graduate degree in the Master of Accountancy program all while she played college basketball. Grace is trained in QuickBooks and Xero and welcomes the task of keeping our business clients on track. She is well-versed in individual and business tax preparation and incorporates this knowledge into her monthly review of our business client’s financials for tax planning. Grace is a CPA candidate. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, playing sports and hiking.

Operations Team

Becky H. Hoggard

Client Service Coordinator
Non-Licensed
Becky Hoggard graduated from The University of Georgia with degrees in Journalism and Education. Her career path in marketing and communications has led her to the role of Client Service Coordinator where she will work closely with our accounting team, acting as the primary point of contact for our clients. In this position, she will represent both individuals and businesses within the firm, making sure all queries are resolved as quickly as possible. She will also manage the customer database, oversee marketing objectives and the firm’s workflow system. Becky is committed to her community through her volunteer efforts at her church, but most of all she is committed to her son, husband and the family dog, Millie.

Ann Moore Robertson

Administrator
Non-Licensed
Ann Moore Robertson, a graduate of North Carolina State University, has joined the team as the firm’s Administrator. Ann Moore brings with her an established background of event management and excellence in customer service. Greeting clients, Ann Moore will be your first point of contact within the office and will also assist with accounts receivable and accounts payable, providing the full spectrum of business services that our clients need. She is also a North Carolina Notary of the Public, should clients need to have any official documents notarized. In her free time, Ann Moore loves spending time with family and friends, baking and exploring Charlotte with her yellow lab, Scout.