Emma Francis Joins Stokes & Company, CPAs as Business Development Specialist

HeadshotGREENVILLE, S.C. — Stokes & Company CPAs, a local firm specializing in monthly accounting and payroll services for business clients, as well as individual and business tax planning and preparation, has added a critical new position to their growing team – Business Development Specialist. Emma Francis brings significant experience from her background in corporate accounting, international trading, human resources, and hospitality to this new role.

Francis is originally from Canada and is a graduate of St. Clair College with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting Concentration. Emma has been living in Greenville for 12 years, having relocated after deciding that the South would be the ideal place to achieve her personal and professional goals. Her entrepreneurial spirit, work ethic and drive combined with a passion for forming long-term relationships with clients and watching them succeed will make her a great addition to the Stokes & Company team.

Francis will be working with Stokes & Company business clients to determine additional accounting, advisory, and payroll services that could lighten their workload and free up more time to focus on their own business growth. She will serve all of the firm’s offices in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Gaffney, SC, and Tryon, NC.

“I’m optimistic about this new role and the opportunity before me to continue the positive momentum Stokes & Company has seen in recent years. Working with this team is a pleasure, and I want to make sure that our clients get to do more of that themselves,” said Emma Francis, Business Development Specialist.

Firm President Stephen Stokes says, “I am thrilled to have a new team member with business growth experience who understands our core values and client service offering so well. Emma will be a great advocate for Stokes & Company.”


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