AABS, located in Historic Apex, NC, is your local source for a variety of needs. We are accountants with over 15 years accounting experience in small to midsize companies and individual tax and money management. We are strong proponents of new technology and automation to help develop qualified, accurate and up to date records in order for you to make better financial decisions.

Meet Our Staff

Melissa (Owner/Enrolled Agent*)
Melissa has been helping small businesses and individuals with their accounting and tax needs since 1994. She strives to have a hands on and family feel to all her clientele. Melissa has been married for 26 years and has a college age daughter. Melissa also is founder of a non profit (ScholarshipfinderNC) which helps students and young adults navigate through the financial maze of college. In her downtime she can be found on her boat with family and friends. Email Melissa

Sherri (Office Manager/Client Representative)
Sherri is a native to the area having grown up in Apex and Angier. After moving around a bit she has settled in Apex with her husband Joe and their 5 kids aged 11-25. She has always had a love of accounting and after many years in Real Estate she is now completing her accounting degree. She spends her free time volunteering with her kids schools and spending time with her kids, 3 dogs and 2 cats. Email Sherri

April (Administrative Assistant)
April supports our team in a variety of ways and helps manage the busy tax season workflow.  April grew up in Eastern North Carolina and graduated from NC State. She and her husband, Mike, have lived in Apex for over 20 years and are raising a teenage son and daughter. April has experience with the Wake County Library System and has volunteered in the school system and community. In her free time April enjoys reading, cooking, sewing and gardening.
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James(Florida Division Mgr./Client Relations)
James is the Manager of AABS Florida Division and works with NC Apex office to service all of our clients needs.  He  specializes in working with the military and veteran communities.  James is a veteran of the US Navy himself.  He has a BA in Business Management from AIU. He also has completed course work and is working towards his Certification Lean Sigma Six. Jim Is working towards becoming an Enrolled Agent.   Email James