Our Partners

Victoria Martin

Victoria A. Martin, CPA, CSEP, CGMA, PFS

Managing Partner

Vickie has over 40 years of accounting and tax consulting experience serving closely-held companies, family businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals. She founded Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, P.A. in 1987. As a result of her leadership abilities and her passion for the fina.. Read More


Paula P. Hodges, CPA

Audit Partner

Paula received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University in 1993. She is a reviewer for the Special Review Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Paula is an active me..Read More


Marcie J. Spivey, CPA

Audit Partner

Marcie has over 20 years of auditing experience almost exclusively in the governmental auditing area. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1996. She has extensive experience conducting and leading audits for counties, municipalities, and public auth... Read More


Frank F. Williams, CPA

Tax Partner

Frank has over 40 years of tax consulting experience serving primarily closely-held, middle-market companies (gross revenues of $1 million to $300 million) and high net worth individuals. His training comes primarily from teaching, consulting, and managing clients he has served since his graduat... Read More


Erica Brown, CPA

Audit Partner

Erica has 19 years of public accounting experience. Prior to joining Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs, P.A, Erica worked with a medium-sized firm in Maryland for approximately six years. She obtained her CPA license in Maryland in 2002 and has been at MSA since 2007. Erica is known for hold... Read More


Stacee Rash, CPA

Tax Partner

A Hickory native and graduate of Elon University and Appalachian State University, Stacee Rash joined Martin Starnes and Associates, CPAs, P.A. in 2009 after two years with a national firm.  Stacee is know for holding herself and others to high standards and taking pride in everything she does.  She is an advocate for coaching,...Read More


Maurice Capps, CPA

Tax Partner

Maurice has over 50 years of experience in assisting organizations in the areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and management consulting. He has experience with a variety of organizations from start-up businesses to large privately-held companies. His areas of expertise are tax, estate planni... Read More


Harold “Hal” Armstrong, CPA

Tax & Audit Partner

Hal has over 40 years of experience in the areas of corporate, individual and fiduciary taxation as well as auditing for-profit and not-for-profit entities. He has special interest and experience in the areas of international and multi-state tax issues. He serves clients in the man...Read More


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GFOA Spring Conference

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