About Brumlow & Co.
Our Leadership Team
Brumlow and Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, is a full-service CPA firm offering services in Auditing, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Advisory services. We focus on small businesses and individuals providing them with the wealth of our experience and advice. Our office is in Fayetteville, but using our virtual technology, we service clients all over Atlanta and the Southeast. Our firm has been serving the Atlanta area for over 30 years.
Our expertise spans many industries and our staff has dozens of years’ experience in accounting, management consulting, tax planning, estate planning and financial management.
Our philosophy is simple, we are only as good as our people, afterall, our experience is YOUR asset. We work as a team bringing the combined talent and experience to our clients. Through a collaborative effort you get the talent you need at a price you can afford.
Hugh C. Bishop, Jr, CPA
Managing Partner – Accounting and Tax Operations
Hugh is a Georgia native and managing partner of the firm. He heads up tax and accounting operations as well as IRS Representation. Hugh is a CPA with expertise in tax resolution and representation, taxation and small business operations. Adept at working with IRS and State Taxing Authorities, he knows how to advise clients in their unique tax situations. He earned his CPA certificate over 15 years ago and has been with the firm over 16 years working with individuals and small businesses. One thing that makes Hugh unique is his extensive experience, not only in accounting but in sales management and operational consulting. Prior to entering the CPA field, he was Vice President of sales for CR Gibson. Hugh holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Business Management from Georgia State University.
William C.(Chris) Brumlow, Jr MBA
Managing Partner – Consulting and Practice Development
As a managing partner, Chris heads up administration, practice development, and consulting engagements. With over 30 years’ experience in sales leadership, training, coaching, marketing, business development and senior level sales Chris has had roles that span Fortune 50 and entrepreneurial companies. His experience is in driving go-to-market strategy, business, channel and partner development, sales management and leadership, both domestically and internationally. He has lead sales and marketing teams, developed product launches and go-to market strategies for early-stage companies.
Chris’ strengths are implementing strategy through process improvement, coaching and leadership. As a consultant, Chris is a process-driven strategic thinker who excels at sorting through clutter to see the big picture and then simplify complexity. He applies his innovative thinking to find new possibilities and opportunities.
Chris holds an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte and a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Rhodes College in Memphis TN, where he was a 4-year starter on the football team. Chris knows the value of preparation and teamwork.
As a consultant, Chris is a part of the salesQB network, specializing in fractional management and management consulting. Additionally, Chris holds insurance licenses in GA, FL and NC and appointed with Mutual Trust. He specializes in providing companies and individuals specialized solutions for debt management using infinite banking concepts using the Your Family Bank Concept where he is an certified provider.
Lolita Cortez, CPA
Audit, Tax and Quick Books Pro Advisor
Lolita has been with the firm for over 20 years. She is a CPA, licensed by the State of Georgia and possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has over 30 years experience of providing a wide variety of accounting services. Her professional experience covers Auditing, Review, Bookkeeping, Compilation and Preparation of Tax Returns. She has worked with various clients in industries that include Non-Profit, Hospitality, Day Care/Pre-School, Professional Services, Contractors and Retail Pharmaceutical Companies. Lolita is also a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor for Desktop and Online applications for over 12 years. As a QuickBooks Consultant, she assists in the initial set-up of the software and in trouble-shooting day-to-day operational issues. She also conducts thorough training for clients when needed. Lolita is a proud member of a company that adheres to competent business practices. She believes that her profession should not only be about providing Accounting services but also a means of imparting valuable knowledge to her clients.
William C Brumlow, CPA
William also known as Bill, was the founder of the firm and senior member of the organization. Bill passed the CPA and had been a practicing CPA for over 60 years from 1960 to 2020 He founded the firm and had decades of experience in tax matters and small business operations with a specialty in tax resolution. Bill had been an entrepreneur all his life and knew what it is like for the small business owner from the other side of the desk. Bill had owned and operated businesses in the automotive, transportation, restaurant, entertainment, and service industries. Entering the accounting profession out of college he was the youngest audit manager in his firm. Retired from day to day operations in 2018, Bill provided consultative services to the firm on an as needed basis until his passing in 2020.
Shelia B. Brumlow
Director of Marketing
Shelia has 20+ years of experience in marketing, sales, management, advertising and public relations both with corporate and nonprofits. Her specialty is connecting and guiding people and businesses to their full potential. Shelia has a Communications Degree from Florida State University and oversees the firms marketing and business development activities.
Shelia was honored as one of the 2017 Top Women in Business by Business Today NC for her contributions in the Lake Norman, NC Business Community and her Non-Profit Leadership roles, including Board of Directors and Committee Chairperson.
Tommy has been with the firm for over twenty years. He possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He has extensive experience in bookkeeping, tax preparation and financial reporting. With an early background as a controller in the private sector, he gained knowledge and experience granting him the ability to form a comfortable working relationship with our clients. He works with many industries including retail, construction, non-profits, hospitality services and daycare, to name a few. Tommy has a passion for quality work and is a key member of the organization.
Minna has been with the firm for over 20 years and specializes in payroll and sales tax compliance as well as tax return preparation and bookkeeping
Accounting and Business Development
Veronica is an Atlanta Native and Georgia State Graduate. Veronica is involved in business development and as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, she has a passion for organization and helping small businesses get started and stay on the right path. Her accounting experience includes non profits and start ups and she has been providing Business Coaching and Accounting services since 2005. Her experience spans multiple industries including Aviation, Non-Profits (Churches and Government), Automotive, Pet Services, Landscaping, Franchise Restaurants and Janitorial services. Veronica also very involved in her community as a mentor for teen and young adult women.
We provide insight beyond the numbers and believe our experience and knowledge is one of our clients' best Assets. Through our collective knowledge, expertise and experience, we provide our clients with guidance, advice and consultancy for their personal lives and small business, in matters of tax, accounting, and executive operational management.