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Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina since 1991, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer (BPS) is proud to represent international, national and local clients located in South Carolina’s rapidly expanding, pro-business environment. BPS serves as the preferred strategic partner of privately held businesses and wealthy individuals, providing tax, accounting & assurance, and business consulting services. In addition, we are a national leader in both the telecommunications and property & casualty insurance industries, emphasizing captive insurance.

Regionally, we primarily represent clients in construction, manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, real estate, professional services, employee benefit plans and serve as personal representative/special administrator/trustee of large estates and trusts, as well as counsel high net worth individuals and families on estate, and gift and trust planning, helping them preserve wealth while meeting legal requirements. In addition, our firm is actively engaged in South Carolina’s entrepreneurial community, advising startup companies, as well as multi-national companies seeking to do business in the U.S.

At the core of our business, you’ll find qualities such as knowledge, integrity, professionalism, responsiveness, and an unwavering focus on staying abreast - and in many cases ahead of - the near constant changes in regulations, technology and markets. Combined with the trust placed in us by our clients and our position as a valued advisor and strategist, these attributes give us the honored ability to play a critical role in the businesses and lives of our clients.

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A Message from Kenneth H. Bauknight, Managing Shareholder

Our team includes approximately 50 professionals and staff, who serve as the preferred strategic partner of our clientele. Leadership, depth of technical skills, and a full range of industry-focused solutions give BPS a competitive advantage and longevity with our clients.

Regionally, BPS provides services to clients in a wide range of industries. We are known nationally for our in-depth experience and knowledge of the telecommunications industry and the property and casualty insurance industry with an emphasis on captive insurance. We are actively engaged in South Carolina’s entrepreneurial community, advising startup companies as well as multi-national companies seeking to do business in the U.S. In addition, we have a team of experienced professionals specializing in trust and estate administration. We counsel high net worth individuals and families on estate, gift and trust planning, helping them preserve wealth while meeting legal requirements.

Contact Us

Languages Spoken: English, German, Hindi, Gujarati and Russian

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.

1517 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201

http://www.bpscpas.com

+1 803 771 8943

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Firm Locations

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Primary Location

1517 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201, United States

Chris Stormer, Shareholder
cstormer@bpscpas.com
+1 803 771 8943

People at Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.

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Russell Bauknight

Managing Shareholder, Tax Partner

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Beth Bauknight

Tax Partner

Ken Bauknight Photo

Ken Bauknight

Shareholder

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Denise Hudson

Tax Shareholder

Bryan Hudson Photo

Bryan Hudson

Shareholder

Michael McGovern Photo

Michael McGovern

Shareholder

Thomas Pietras Photo

Thomas Pietras

Shareholder

Christian Stormer Photo

Christian Stormer

Shareholder

Jay Swearingen Photo

Jay Swearingen

Shareholder

Ben Glenn Photo

Ben Glenn

Partner

Allyson Bartley Photo

Allyson Bartley

Tax Senior Manager

Barbara Luksik Photo

Barbara Luksik

Senior Tax Manager

Kristen Jerome Photo

Kristen Jerome

Manager

Shellie Johnson Photo

Shellie Johnson

Manager

Sara Knight Photo

Sara Knight

Tax Manager

Benjamin Lynch Photo

Benjamin Lynch

Tax Manager

Paul Medlin Photo

Paul Medlin

Manager

Lindsay Medlin Photo

Lindsay Medlin

Audit Manager

Stacy Stokes Photo

Stacy Stokes

Partner

Sean Battle Photo

Sean Battle

Senior Accountant

Kevin Bauknight Photo

Kevin Bauknight

Senior Tax Accountant

Robert Collins Photo

Robert Collins

Accountant

Josh Horton Photo

Josh Horton

Senior Auditor

Shari Howell Photo

Shari Howell

Controller

Bryan Lelasher Photo

Bryan Lelasher

Senior Tax Staff

Ann Taylor Photo

Ann Taylor

Advanced Tax Staff

Ashley Terdle Photo

Ashley Terdle

Brett Thomas Photo

Brett Thomas

Supervisor

Dustin Tucker Photo

Dustin Tucker

VCIO

David Ward Photo

David Ward

Senior Audit Manager

Chelsea Wessinger Photo

Chelsea Wessinger

Accountant

Dawn Wetherley Photo

Dawn Wetherley

Senior Tax Accountant

Danielle Wilcox Photo

Danielle Wilcox

Accountant

Edward Zimmer Photo

Edward Zimmer

Senior

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