Smith & Smith, CPA in Cary is a full-service CPA firm licensed in NC.
All our CPA's hold valid NC CPA certificates.
Smith & Smith, CPA August 2019
Meet Our Staff:
Robert G. (Bob) Smith, CPACPA
Bob was born in Syracuse, NY and was raised in the Appomattox/Lynchburg, VA area. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management in 1978. In 1992 he graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Campbell University and earned his Certified Public Accountant license in 1990. Bob served as the Business Office and Budget Director at Glen R. Frye Hospital in Hickory, NC in the early 1980’s before moving to Rocky Mount, NC to become the CFO/CEO and Part-Owner of Community Hospital in the early 1990’s. Bob started Robert G. (Bob) Smith, CPA in 1995 in Cary, NC (changed to Smith & Smith, CPA in 2011) and created the motto:
“We focus on handing our clients accounting needs, so they can focus on making money!”
Bob is married to his lovely wife, Sharon, and they live in Cary, NC. Together they have three sons: Chris, Blake and Cam. He enjoys traveling, going on cruises with Sharon, watching his grandkids play sports, and spending time with his family.
J. Blake Smith, CPACPA
Blake was born in Hickory, NC and was raised in Rocky Mount, NC before moving to Cary, NC in 1993. He attended East Carolina University where he completed the 5-year Undergraduate & Accelerated Masters Degree Program and in 2004 earned both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting in 4 ½ years. He earned his Certified Public Accountant license in 2011 and became partner at Smith & Smith, CPA. Blake specializes in real estate property ownership & taxes and is an expert in restricted stock options, stock options and ESPP stock for many tech companies (particularly IBM, Cisco and NetApp). Blake is married to his wonderful wife, Becca. They reside in Cary and have two sons: Trent and Mark. Blake enjoys spending time with his family, Crossfit, golfing and visiting amusement parks with his boys.
Alicia D. Angell, CPA
Alicia is originally from Raleigh and moved to Cary in 1997. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University in 1992. After her husband started a masonry business in 1994 she decided to go back to school for accounting so that she could help with the business and have a more flexible work schedule. She spent the next 15 years working in the accounting field and taking the accounting courses needed to sit for the CPA exam. She has experience with many types of small businesses including retail, construction, mortgage, restaurants and landscaping. She joined Smith & Smith CPA in November 2012 and earned her Certified Public Accountant License in April 2013. Alicia lives in Cary with her husband John and their three girls, Avery, Addison and Ava. In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time at the beach and being with her family.
R. Cameron (Cam) SmithAccountant
Cam was born in Rocky Mount, NC and moved to Cary, NC with his family in 1993. He attended University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2007. Cam started working at Smith & Smith, CPA after graduating from UNCW and later earned his Master of Science in Accounting from Strayer University in 2009. Cam is a Notary Public and is currently completing the qualifications to become a Certified Public Accountant. Cam is married to his charming wife, Brooke. They live in Apex, NC with their two children: Connor and Bailey. Cam enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach,playing sports with his kids, and outdoor activities such as snowboarding and golfing.
Rebecca (Becca) Fleenor Smith
Director of Marketing
Becca was born in Bristol, TN and moved to Greenville, NC with her family in 1993. She attended East Carolina University where she proudly served the school as an ECU Ambassador for 4 years and received the distinguished Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award in 2003. Becca graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism in 2003 and went on to earn her Master of Business Administration in 2004, also from East Carolina University. She was hired at Smith & Smith, CPA in the Fall of 2004 as the Director of Marketing (she was the first full-time employee). Becca is a master at making business connections and deeply involved in the community. She has served on the Board with the Cary Chamber of Commerce, The Cary Community Foundation, Life Experiences, Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club, and Rotary District 7710. Becca received the Rotarian of the Year award from her Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club in 2012. The Triangle Business Journal recognized her in 2016 as their prestigious Women In Business Awards for the Family Business Category. Also in 2016, Cary Magazine selected her as a Movers & Shakers recipient for her contributions and impact on Western Wake County. In 2017 Becca was nominated for the Town of Cary Hometown Spirit Award. Becca is married to Blake (see above) and during her spare time she enjoys traveling, Crossfit, hiking and spending time with her family.
Sharon was born in Buena Vista, VA and moved to Lynchburg, VA at an early age. She earned her BA degree from Lynchburg College and taught Middle/High School for several years in Rocky Mount, NC. After moving to Cary, NC with her family in 1993, she started teaching at Cary High School until her retirement in the Fall of 2011. She was a beloved teacher at Cary High and everyone was sad to see her leave, but working with her family on a daily basis was an opportunity that she didn’t want to pass up. Sharon is married to Bob (see above) and enjoys reading, traveling. going on cruises with Bob, playing cards, visiting with her grandkids, and spending time with her family.
Chery Harrigan, EA
Cheryl was born and raised on Long Island, New York where she earned her Associates in Applied Science in Accounting from SUNY College of Technology at Alfred in 1987. In 1989 she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Tampa College. Since graduating college, Cheryl has worked for several accounting firms doing bookkeeping as well as individual and corporate taxes. She became an Enrolled Agent with the IRS in 2013.
In 1900, Cheryl married her college sweetheart, Dan, in a double wedding with her twin sister, Sue. Then in 1999, Dan, Cheryl and their two daughters relocated to RTP, North Carolina for Dan's job.
Cheryl currently lives in Apex with her husband, their daughters, Lexi, Gabby & Brooke. Her oldest daughter, Danielle, lives in Asheville, NC where she owns a small cafe. Cheryl and Dan have one granddaughter, Olivia Grace. In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys traveling, going to the movies, shopping with her girls, playing cards, bowling and spending time with her family.
Smith & Smith, CPA recognized as Employer of the Year 2017 by the Cary Chamber of Commerce
Smith & Smith, CPA recognized as Employer of the Year 2011 by the Cary Chamber of Commerce