About Us

We as members and staff of Asheville CPA firm, Thomas L. Codington, P.A., are a group of highly motivated individuals with a personal commitment to excellence in all our work. As our clients' most trusted business advisor, we feel that it is our responsibility to add long-term value to each relationship. Whether you are an individual needing tax return preparation or personal financial planning, an entrepreneur starting up a new business, or an established business needing assistance with Controllership, CFO Services, Business Systems and Procedures, Payroll, or QuickBooks Support.

Our team is passionate about helping you succeed and reach your personal and business goals, and that passion is reflected in every interaction we have with you. As our client, you are the most important person in our office. Therefore, your affairs must be addressed in a competent, professional manner with strict confidentiality. We are committed to developing and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships. As an experienced, personalized accounting firm, our reputation has been forged by our genuine interest and concern for the needs of our clients.

Thomas L. Codington, P.A. provides full-service accounting and tax services for businesses in Hendersonville, Black Mountain, Brevard, and throughout the greater Asheville area.

Our Vision

To be recognized by clients, the profession and the business community as high-caliber tax and accounting professionals, committed to excellence, and devoted to the best interests of our clients.

Our Mission

We will exceed our clients' expectations by providing them such exceptional value in tax, accounting and financial planning services…that they become raving fans. We will do this while demonstrating high ethical standards, integrity and personal concern for each individual client.

Our Team

North Carolina Licensed CPAs

Thomas L. Codington, CPA
Tom has been a practicing CPA for more than 30 years. He works with clients in the areas of income tax planning, personal financial planning, and real estate taxation. He has been active and held leadership positions in the following organizations: NC Association of Certified Public Accountants, Leadership Asheville XVI, Junior Achievement and Park Ridge Hospital. Tom's hobbies include travel, movies, reading and ballroom dancing with his wife, Janice. North Carolina CPA Certificate #4621. tom@tlcpa.net

Evon Anders, MBA, CPA
Evon, a Western North Carolina native, graduated from Furman University and Western Carolina University. She assists small business clients and individuals with accounting and tax work. Evon is active in her church and enjoys exploring the mountains with her family. evon@tlcpa.net

Gary M. Pearson, CPA
Gary has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1965. He specializes in individual and business taxation, representation before the IRS, and entity structuring. He was a partner of a local CPA firm for twenty years, and has been active in professional organizations such as the NC Association of Certified Public Accountants, Kiwanis and local CPA groups. Gary's hobbies include reading, travel, the study of geography, and his grandchildren. He is also active in helping provide medical assistance to a school and orphanage in Honduras. gary@tlcpa.net

Mark R. Codington, CPA
Mark has worked in public accounting for over 20 years, including owning his own practice in Southern California for 15 years. His practice emphasis is individual and business taxation, and accounting services to privately held businesses. Mark moved to North Carolina in 2004 to join the firm. In between too-infrequent trips back to Southern California to see children and grandchildren, he spends as much time as possible pursuing his hobby of photography. mark@tlcpa.net

Unlicensed Associates

Joseph H. Clarke, Tax Manager

Tom Karvonen, MBA, Staff Accountant

Sherry Boughman, Office Manager

Martha Hills, Staff Accountant

Tammi Morgan, Staff Accountant

Karen Brown, Staff Accountant

Rebecca Edmonds, Front Office Administrator

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