About A.Quarles CPA

A.Quarles CPA is a local Winston-Salem, NC CPA Firm providing local businesses and individuals with tax and accounting services. We know our small business owners take pride in their business - and we do too - which is why we work hard to reduce your expenses and increase your productivity. We also take our knowledge in savings and translate that to reliable tax services to help our individual clients maximize income and minimize taxes.

Interested in seeing how A.Quarles CPA can help you with your tax or accounting needs? Give us a call at 336-774-9860 to schedule a FREE initial consultation. We look forward to working with you!


Anita Kiehl-Quarles

CPA (NC #23043), President and Managing Partner

Anita began her public accounting career at Deloitte in Raleigh, NC after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with her Master's Degree in Accounting and her Undergraduate degree in Business Administration. Anita has over 20 years of experience in public accounting and industry. She has served as a CFO and Controller of high growth companies. In public accounting, she has served large and small publicly held companies as well as small to medium-sized private companies. Prior to her current role, Anita owned her own consulting practice where she focused on outsourced Controller/CFO services including accounting, budgeting and financial reporting for small public companies and mid-size high growth private companies.


Angela Starnes

CPA (NC Cert. #30115), Accounting Manager

Angela has over 20 years of accounting experience. She has worked in the corporate, not-for profit and governmental sectors of business. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina and she graduated from East Carolina University. She enjoys assisting businesses with their bookkeeping and financial reporting needs. Her experience includes functioning as a CFO and Controller for various businesses and not-for- profits as well as Finance Director for a municipality. Outside of work, she enjoys our great state of North Carolina by visiting the mountains and the coast with her family.


Amanda Greer

CPA (NC #20198), Senior Staff Accountant

Amanda graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration and a Master's of Accounting. She worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse Coopers for four years and as an assistant controller in private industry for five years before taking a few years off to be a full-time mom. Amanda has been doing small business bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll for the past six years. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She also interprets services for the deaf at her church.


Jessica Cordero

Senior Staff Accountant

Jessica is a New York native new to the State of North Carolina and to the team here at A. Quarles, CPA. She graduated SUNY College at Old Westbury in 2007 with a B.S. in Accounting. While in school, Jessica worked in the accounts receivable department of a large cable company. Since graduating, she has worked at small and medium-sized CPA firms with clientele in various industries working on payroll, financial statement preparation, account analysis and tax return preparation. Jessica is currently working on studying for the CPA exam. When away from the office, she is spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Darren Overcash

Staff Accountant

Darren Overcash is a staff accountant with seventeen years of public and private accounting experience. His expertise includes bookkeeping, payroll, general ledger maintenance and extensive corporate and individual tax preparation, planning and analysis. Darren's varied interests and relaxed personality enables him to maintain strong client and co-worker interaction with ease.


Dawn Wagner

Staff Accountant

Dawn Wagner has been with the company for over three years. She handles client bookkeeping matters, assists with payroll and does personal tax returns. Dawn has over 20 years of experience with QuickBooks in a variety of fields such as restaurants and medical offices. She attended Forsyth Technical Community College for Business Management and is currently enrolled to obtain her Accounting degree. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.


Jessica Bowers

Office Manager

Jessica has over 15 years of customer service experience which has been focused primarily within the banking industry. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s of Science degree. When Jessica is not involved at work or in her children’s activities, she likes to enjoy weekend getaways with her husband. Jessica is a valuable member of our administrative team.