Charles E. Killian received his B.S. degree from UNC Chapel Hill in 1966 and his MBA degree from the University of West Florida in 1971. After a tour of duty in the Navy, he began his accounting career with Arthur Anderson and Co. in Charlotte, joining Patton, Hunter, and Company in 1976. He has worked extensively with construction companies, business planning, and has provided valuation and litigation support services for many clients. Chuck has previously served as President of the Asheville Area Chapter of NCACPA and as a member of the state NCACPA board of directors and various professional committees therein. He has also been active in the local community with his involvement in Rotary, the March of Dimes and various church and school organizations.
Harvey W. Jenkins graduated from Mars Hill College with a B.S.B.A. in 1978 and began his public accounting career with Patton, Hunter, and Company. He has been awarded Certificates of Educational Achievement in Estate Planning, Tax Planning and Advising for closely-held businesses. Harvey works with a significant number of individual tax clients and provides accounting, income tax, and consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses. He has been active in various community organizations and currently serves on the board of WNCAP.
G. Edward Towson, II received his B.B.A. from Stetson University in 1980, and his M.B.A. from Western Carolina University in 1989. Ed joined Gould Mayo and Associates. PA in 1984, becoming a partner/shareholder with Gould, Mayo and Towson, PA in 1989. He works with a wide range of clients, including individuals, construction contractors and real estate developers, medical practices, and other small businesses, providing tax and estate planning and management advisory services. Active in the community, he currently serves as the board chair of Givens Estates, board treasurer of the Asheville Symphony, board president of the Asheville Civitan Foundation, and is a member of the Asheville Debate Society, having previously served as the president of its board. He has previously served as the board chair of BPR, board treasurer of The Community Foundation of WNC, and has served on the board of several other area organizations.
Shon P. Norris started with the firm as an intern in May 2000. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and his masters in accounting from Western Carolina University. Shon's practice focuses on income tax planning and preparation for businesses and individuals. He has extensive experience in real estate, construction, and hospitality industries. Shon has been the driving force behind the firm's conversion to electronic workpapers and other areas of technological improvement. He is very active in the community with service including Rotary Club of Asheville, NC Stage Company, Asheville Hatchfest, North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, Mission Foundation, UNC Asheville Foundation and on the advisory boards for both the UNCA accounting and management departments and the WCU accounting department.
Eric W. Michael graduated from Appalachian State University in 1994 with a B.S. in Business Administration. Eric joined Gould Killian CPA Group in March 2007. Before joining Gould Killian CPA Group, Eric worked in public practice in Charlotte for 12 years. Eric’s practice areas focus on tax preparation and consulting for businesses and individuals. Eric has experience with a wide variety of industries, including contractors, medical practices, real estate, and retailers. Eric is active in the community with the Rotary Club of Asheville, United Way and Riverlink. He also serves on the advisory board for the UNCA Department of Management and Accounting.
Dan Mullinix joined Gould Killian CPA Group in July 2010. Prior to joining Gould Killian CPA Group, Dan worked in public practice accounting in South Carolina for 10 years. His experience includes providing services to small businesses, not-for-profits, local governments and college and universities.
He has obtained over 50 hours annually of continuing professional education and consistently exceeded the annual continuing education requirements. .