Please take a moment and learn about our people, our history, our credentials, and our areas of specialization. If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don’t hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to serve you.
Mark W. Chandler, CPA (NC Certificate 23412) Mark is a 1982 graduate of Appalachian State University and is a Kernersville native. He was employed in the transportation industry prior to joining the firm in 1991.
Terry M. Richter, CPA (NC Certificate 33593 and NJ Certificate 26222) Terry is a 1993 graduate of Kean University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Her professional career includes audits for non-public companies, government audits and tax preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships and non-profits. She is also a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor. She relocated from New Jersey to Oak Ridge with her husband and two boys in 2004. When she’s not working she enjoys traveling and improving her boxing skills.
Rebecca J. Lindsey, Staff Accountant – Becky joined the firm in 1997 and is a 1999 graduate of Guilford Technical Community College with a degree in accounting. Her professional career spans over 30 years experience in accounting and financial management for governmental agencies and small private sector businesses. Her interests include gardening, arts, and hiking in the mountains.
Susan Piotrowski, Payroll Coordinator – Susan graduated from Illinois State University with a double major in International Business and Marketing. She has lived in the Kernersville area for over half her life and has been with us since 2017. She enjoys traveling and the outdoors. Susan and her husband enjoy watching their children’s school activities and sporting events. She is an active member of her church and is a Girl Scout leader.
Matthew Mitchell, CPA – Matt is a 2019 graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting. He began his career here at Chandler & Richter in 2020 after completing the CPA examination. Matt enjoys playing paintball and competing in paintball tournaments in his free time.
Jelisa Smallwood, Staff Accountant – JeLisa is a Winston-Salem native and a 2014 graduate of Berea College with a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Minor in Economics. Her professional background includes auditing for non-public companies, governmental entities and tax preparation for individuals and small businesses. JeLisa joined us in 2021 and is a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor Certified. In her free time she enjoys practicing yoga and traveling!
Kelly Simauchi – Kelly is a graduate from South University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She’s a certified Public Notary of North Carolina. Originally from New Jersey. When she’s not working she enjoys traveling and spending time with her two boys, Kenzo & Koji.
Our firm’s licensing enables us to practice public accounting in both North Carolina and New Jersey. Our professionals are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Our Areas of Specialization
Our entire operation is rooted in an established practice of personal service and attention to our clients while meeting the highest standards of accounting practices. From this foundation, we offer the following specialized services: small business start-up, full payroll service, strategic tax planning and reporting for individuals and businesses, and on-going consulting services for business development and management.
With experience and time, we’ve built a network of trusted associates that have the same commitment to service that we do. We receive no remuneration from them – just the satisfaction of recommending their business.
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