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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 a Reviewer for the Special Review Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.  Erica is known for holding herself and others to high standards and taking pride in everything she does. She is an advocate for coaching, advising and supporting co-workers in meeting and exceeding client expectations. Erica is an alumni of Salisbury University in Maryland.

NC CPA Certificate Number 32985


  • Joined Martin Starnes & Associates in 2007
  • Over six years of experience in public accounting prior to joining MSA

Training and Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting  from Salisbury University – Magna Cum Laude – 2000
  • Concentration in local government auditing, accounting and reporting

Professional and Community Activities

  • Graduate of Leadership Catawba
  • NCACPA and AICPA member
  • Advisory Board Member for Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
  • Named Top 40 Under 40 for 2015 by CPA Practice Advisor
  • Reviewer for the Special Review Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program
  • Named Hickory Young Professionals Top 10 Under 40 for 2013
  • Past NCACPA Young CPA Cabinet Member

Contact Erica at 828-327-2727 x 304 or email


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