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Christian Kelly Thigpen & Company

Christian, Kelly, Thigpen & Co., LLC is a small firm that takes pride in getting to know each of our clients on a personal level.  Whether you need accounting and bookkeeping, tax planning and preparation, small business consulting, or a full complement of other services such as investment consulting, we will give you the full resources you would expect only from a large accounting firm while maintaining a personal touch.


Christian, Kelly, Thigpen & Co., LLC has been engaged in tax, accounting and auditing services since 1989.  The firm’s roots go back over fifty years when the practice was started by Don Lamb.  During that course of time, the firm was owned by Lester Graham and Harold Barrentine, both ex-IRS agents with a wealth of tax knowledge.


Although the firm name has changed over the years, the dedication of the employees both to the firm and to the clients has remained constant.  Two of our employees have been with the firm for more than ten years and two more have been with us for over fifteen years.  Our partners combined have over one hundred years in the business.


In January 2002 we moved into our new location at 1312 Bellevue Avenue.  The new office has allowed us to expand our staff to meet the growing number of clients we serve.


Many times the attitude is that all CPA firms provide the same services in essentially the same manner.  Quality differences, particularly in specialized areas, exist between CPA firms just as they do in all professions, making that far from the truth.  Christian, Kelly, Thigpen & Co., LLC is a firm that has a real commitment to excellence.  Our staff has up to date training, experience and knowledge of specialized business practices and related tax matters, assuring you the best services available.