Columbia Office

Tax Services, Accounting, & Business Consulting

Our Story

The Columbia office was opened in 1930 and has been serving South Carolina ever since. With a long standing presence in the community, we strive to go above and beyond in delivering quality work for our clients, but also participating in service projects to give back to the community. We have worked closely with the Oliver Gospel Mission through their Thanksgiving Box and Timothy House projects.

Our Partners

Steven S. Luoma, CPA

Steven S. Luoma, CPA

Partner-in-Charge

Steve has been a part of the McGregor & Company team since 1991 and was admitted as a partner in 2000. He now serves as the Partner-in-Charge of our Columbia office and specializes in a wide variety of niche areas including tax planning and consulting for automotive dealerships, specialty lenders, real estate development and investment entities, wholesale distribution, and high net-worth individuals. He is also involved in business organization planning as well as buy/sell consulting and review. As an avid Gamecocks fan and golf enthusiast, you can find Steve at sporting events year-round. In addition to balancing his work life and time with his family, Steve maintains active memberships with AICPA and SCACPA and has previously served as president of the Central Chapter of the SCACPA, a board member of USC Friends of Accounting (FAD), and a member of the USC Honors School Scholarship Review Committee.    sluoma@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

William W. Francis, CPA

William W. Francis, CPA

Bill joined McGregor & Company in 1985 and was admitted as a partner in 1988. A certified public accountant in both North Carolina and South Carolina, Bill lends his extensive experience in audits of Wholesale Distributors, Contractors, Real Estate Development Companies and Residential and Commercial Builders to many practice areas. Outside of work, Bill serves as the Treasurer of the Columbia Rotary Club and enjoys watching the Gamecocks.    wfrancis@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Dean L. Richardson, CPA, CGMA

Dean L. Richardson, CPA, CGMA

Dean began his accounting career with McGregor & Company in 1983 and was admitted as a partner in 1990. He is responsible for monitoring adherence to the system of quality control standards adopted by the firm under the AICPA Peer Review Program. He is also responsible for the firm's compliance with continuing education requirements for all professional staff. He has extensive experience in tax, auditing, compilation, review and management advisory services. His audit experience includes commercial clients, municipalities, other governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations, including churches and church affiliates. In his limited free time, Dean enjoys spending time with family and friends and maintaining an active membership with the Gamecock Club.    drichardson@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

T. Mark McCall, CPA, CVA

T. Mark McCall, CPA, CVA

Mark has been a part of the McGregor & Company family since 1992 and was admitted as a partner in 2000. Mark is a current member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and specializes in tax preparation and research. He has extensive experience in individual, estate and gift, corporate and partnership taxation. He enjoys spending time with his family, enjoy the great outdoors, and watching college football, especially the Clemson Tigers.    mmccall@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

James R. Matthews, CPA

James R. Matthews, CPA

Jamie began his accounting career as a staff accountant at McGregor & Company in 2004. Since then, he's been admitted as a Partner of our firm and specializes in audit, review, compilation, and tax services for closely held small businesses including automotive dealerships, construction companies, and wholesale distributors. As a Columbia resident, his love for the USC Gamecocks comes as no surprise. Outside of the office, Jamie loves spending time with his family, boating on Lake Murray, and playing golf.    jmatthews@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Barry T. Kight, CPA, CFA, CFP, PFS

Barry T. Kight, CPA, CFA, CFP, PFS

Barry began working at McGregor & Company in 1971 and was admitted as a partner in 1977. Now a retired partner, Barry focused his career on specializing in investment advice, portfolio evaluation and portfolio management for individuals, business entities, retirement plans, trusts, estates, and charitable organizations.    bkight@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Lewis R. Leaphart, Jr., CPA

Lewis R. Leaphart, Jr., CPA

Buddy was admitted as a partner of McGregor & Company in 1982. He specializes in governmental and not-for-profit engagements including counties, school districts, foundations, charitable organizations, disabilities and special needs boards, trade associations and insurance trusts. He has also served as partner-in-charge of single audit engagements for governmental, health care centers, and not-for-profits.  He has extensive experience in the preparation of Annual Financial Status Reports for federal awards, medicaid and medicare cost reports, tax filings and extensive research for non-profit agencies.    lleaphart@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Gerald D. Skipper, CPA

Gerald D. Skipper, CPA

Skip began working at McGregor & Company in 1971 and has been a Partner since 1977. With more than forty years of experience, he lends his expertise to tax planning and preparation for individuals and closely held businesses. When he’s not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, hunting, fishing, and cheering on the USC Gamecocks.    gskipper@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

William C. Stevenson, CPA

William C. Stevenson, CPA

Bill began his career at McGregor & Company in 1971 and was admitted as a partner in 1976. He is a certified public accountant in both North Carolina and South Carolina and has extensive experience in HUD projects, wholesale distributors, construction companies, auto dealers, manufacturers, real estate development, real estate investment and financial institutions.    wstevenson@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Our Partners

Steven S. Luoma, CPA

Steven S. Luoma, CPA

Partner-in-Charge

Steve has been a part of the McGregor & Company team since 1991 and was admitted as a partner in 2000. He now serves as the Partner-in-Charge of our Columbia office and specializes in a wide variety of niche areas including tax planning and consulting for automotive dealerships, specialty lenders, real estate development and investment entities, wholesale distribution, and high net-worth individuals. He is also involved in business organization planning as well as buy/sell consulting and review. As an avid Gamecocks fan and golf enthusiast, you can find Steve at sporting events year-round. In addition to balancing his work life and time with his family, Steve maintains active memberships with AICPA and SCACPA and has previously served as president of the Central Chapter of the SCACPA, a board member of USC Friends of Accounting (FAD), and a member of the USC Honors School Scholarship Review Committee.            

William W. Francis, CPA

William W. Francis, CPA

Bill joined McGregor & Company in 1985 and was admitted as a partner in 1988. A certified public accountant in both North Carolina and South Carolina, Bill lends his extensive experience in audits of Wholesale Distributors, Contractors, Real Estate Development Companies and Residential and Commercial Builders to many practice areas. Outside of work, Bill serves as the Treasurer of the Columbia Rotary Club and enjoys watching the Gamecocks.            

Dean L. Richardson, CPA, CGMA

Dean L. Richardson, CPA, CGMA

Dean began his accounting career with McGregor & Company in 1983 and was admitted as a partner in 1990. He is responsible for monitoring adherence to the system of quality control standards adopted by the firm under the AICPA Peer Review Program. He is also responsible for the firm's compliance with continuing education requirements for all professional staff. He has extensive experience in tax, auditing, compilation, review and management advisory services. His audit experience includes commercial clients, municipalities, other governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations, including churches and church affiliates. In his limited free time, Dean enjoys spending time with family and friends and maintaining an active membership with the Gamecock Club.            

T. Mark McCall, CPA, CVA

T. Mark McCall, CPA, CVA

Mark has been a part of the McGregor & Company family since 1992 and was admitted as a partner in 2000. Mark is a current member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and specializes in tax preparation and research. He has extensive experience in individual, estate and gift, corporate and partnership taxation. He enjoys spending time with his family, enjoy the great outdoors, and watching college football, especially the Clemson Tigers.            

James R. Matthews, CPA

James R. Matthews, CPA

Jamie began his accounting career as a staff accountant at McGregor & Company in 2004. Since then, he's been admitted as a Partner of our firm and specializes in audit, review, compilation, and tax services for closely held small businesses including automotive dealerships, construction companies, and wholesale distributors. As a Columbia resident, his love for the USC Gamecocks comes as no surprise. Outside of the office, Jamie loves spending time with his family, boating on Lake Murray, and playing golf.            

Barry T. Kight, CPA, CFA, CFP, PFS

Barry T. Kight, CPA, CFA, CFP, PFS

Barry began working at McGregor & Company in 1971 and was admitted as a partner in 1977. Now a retired partner, Barry focused his career on specializing in investment advice, portfolio evaluation and portfolio management for individuals, business entities, retirement plans, trusts, estates, and charitable organizations.        

Lewis R. Leaphart, Jr., CPA

Lewis R. Leaphart, Jr., CPA

Buddy was admitted as a partner of McGregor & Company in 1982. He specializes in governmental and not-for-profit engagements including counties, school districts, foundations, charitable organizations, disabilities and special needs boards, trade associations and insurance trusts. He has also served as partner-in-charge of single audit engagements for governmental, health care centers, and not-for-profits.  He has extensive experience in the preparation of Annual Financial Status Reports for federal awards, medicaid and medicare cost reports, tax filings and extensive research for non-profit agencies.            

Gerald D. Skipper, CPA

Gerald D. Skipper, CPA

Skip began working at McGregor & Company in 1971 and has been a Partner since 1977. With more than forty years of experience, he lends his expertise to tax planning and preparation for individuals and closely held businesses. When he’s not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, hunting, fishing, and cheering on the USC Gamecocks.            

William C. Stevenson, CPA

William C. Stevenson, CPA

Bill began his career at McGregor & Company in 1971 and was admitted as a partner in 1976. He is a certified public accountant in both North Carolina and South Carolina and has extensive experience in HUD projects, wholesale distributors, construction companies, auto dealers, manufacturers, real estate development, real estate investment and financial institutions.            

Our Senior Managers

Mark L. Layman, CPA

Mark L. Layman, CPA

Coming soon!    mlayman@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Gabrielle P. Davis, CPA

Gabrielle P. Davis, CPA

Coming soon!    gdavis@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003

Christopher D. Hinchee, CPA

Christopher D. Hinchee, CPA

Coming soon!    chinchee@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Greg N. Mundy, CPA

Greg N. Mundy, CPA

Coming soon!    gmundy@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003    

Our Senior Managers

Mark L. Layman, CPA

Mark L. Layman, CPA

Coming soon!            

Gabrielle P. Davis, CPA

Gabrielle P. Davis, CPA

Coming soon!        

Christopher D. Hinchee, CPA

Christopher D. Hinchee, CPA

Coming soon!            

Greg N. Mundy, CPA

Greg N. Mundy, CPA

Coming soon!            

Our Staff

Mary L. Goode, CPA

Manager

 mgoode@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003     

Phil A. Betette, CPA

Manager

 pbetette@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Sandy Wo, CPA

Manager

 swo@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Heather Mims, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant

 hmims@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Tiffany Solorzano, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant

 tsolorzano@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Keisha Brown

Staff Accountant

 kbrown@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Sarah West

Staff Accountant

 swest@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Dave Herpel, CPA

Bookkeeper

 dherpel@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Jennifer Culver

Bookkeeper

 jculver@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Sylvia Graham

Bookkeeper

 sgraham@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Alex Reese

Bookkeeper

 areese@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Treina Risher

Business Services Manager

 trisher@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Pam Chavis

Office Manager

 pchavis@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Sunny Riffle

Receptionist

 info@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Cathleen Cleary

IT Manager

 ccleary@mcgregorcpa.com    (803) 787-0003 

Mary L. Goode, CPA

Manager

        

Phil A. Betette, CPA

Manager

    

Sandy Wo, CPA

Manager

    

Heather Mims, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant

    

Tiffany Solorzano, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant

    

Keisha Brown

Staff Accountant

    

Sarah West

Staff Accountant

    

Dave Herpel, CPA

Bookkeeper

    

Jennifer Culver

Bookkeeper

    

Sylvia Graham

Bookkeeper

    

Alex Reese

Bookkeeper

    

Treina Risher

Business Services Manager

    

Pam Chavis

Office Manager

    

Sunny Riffle

Receptionist

    

Cathleen Cleary

IT Manager

    

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