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Cherry Bekaert Promotes April Adams to Partner

calendar iconAugust 9, 2016

Nationally recognized public accounting firm Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is excited to announce that April Adams has been promoted to Partner in the Firm’s Government Services Group. Based in Cherry Bekaert’s Raleigh office, Adams was previously a Senior Manager within this industry group.

A Certified Public Accountant licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina, Adams has spent her entire professional career at Cherry Bekaert. She possesses 15 years of experience providing attestation services to governmental and nonprofit clients. Local governments rely on Adams’ expertise in performing financial and compliance audits, including OMB Circular A-133 single audits requirements and Uniform Grant Guidance. In addition, she helps clients prepare reports that are eligible for the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

“Since joining Cherry Bekaert, April has emerged as an exceptional leader in the government services practice. Her knowledge of financial and compliance audits has benefited some of the largest counties and towns throughout North Carolina,” said Michelle L. Thompson, Managing Partner of Cherry Bekaert’s Assurance Services. “April’s promotion reflects the value-added services and guidance she provides to local entities, as well as her contributions to the continuous improvements of the audit process and our Government Services Group.”

Adams attended North Carolina State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and completed the Master of Accounting Program. Maintaining ties to her home state, Adams serves as Chair of the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee for the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, is a board member for the nonprofit Dress for Success Triangle NC, and is active in various professional organizations through the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.