About Us



Thomas A. Close, CPA (Member) - BS in Business Administration from Shepherd University, Certified Public Accountant. Tom has over 40 years of experience in all forms of taxation as well as small business pension plans, and estates and trusts. Tom is also a registered investment advisor.




Matthew T. Close, CPA (Member) - BS in Accounting from Shepherd University. Over 20 years of experience in all forms of taxation and accounting. Hired in June of 1998. Matt passed the Uniform CPA exam in the spring of 2007 and is licensed in the states of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.





Bradley J. Close, CPA MBA (Member) - BS in Accounting from West Liberty State College, Masters of Business Administration Degree with an Accounting concentration from Mount Saint Mary's University. Over 15 years of experience in all forms of taxation and accounting. Hired in May of 2003. Brad passed the uniform CPA exam in the summer of 2007 and is licensed in both the state of Maryland and West Virginia.




Brenda Close, EA – Hired in September 1985, Brenda specializes in client relations with over 36 years of experience in accounting and taxation. She has attended various college classes and seminars for training in payroll, accounting, and individual taxation. Brenda passed the Enrolled Agents exam in the summer of 2009 and is also a Notary Public.




Bobbi Michael – Hired in September 1994, Bobbi has almost 40 years of accounting experience. She has completed various college courses and attended seminars in payroll, accounting, and taxation. She also specializes in payroll, software consulting, analysis and training.




Kandy Walls – Hired in February 2008 as the Administrative Assistant for the Berkeley Springs office. Kandy has over 20 years of customer service experience. She is also a Notary Public.




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Megan Shives, CPA MBA (Member) - BS in Business Administration from Frostburg State University, Masters of Business Administration from Shepherd University. Hired in February 2013, and has over 10 years in all forms of accounting. Megan passed the Uniform CPA examination in March 2018.



Brittaney Taylor – Hired in August 2013, as the Administrative Assistant for the Spring Mills office, Brittaney has over 10 years of accounting and customer service experience. In her short time with BTM, Brittaney has risen to Staff Accountant and is also a Notary Public.





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Kim Boyd – Hired in June 2017 as a Payroll Specialist for the Hagerstown office, Kim has over 10 years of accounting and payroll experience.


Elizabeth Forrest - Hired in October 2019 as a staff accountant for the Hagerstown office. Elizabeth has a plethora of multi-faceted experience which brings great perspective and organization to the client experience.


Jennifer Hoskins - Hired in August 2020 as the Administrative Assistant for the Spring Mills (Martinsburg) office.



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Kim Kendall – Hired in September 2005 by Accounting Associates, Inc. and became a BTM CPAs employee in October 2016, as the Administrative Assistant for the Hagerstown office, Kim has over 20 years of combined experience in accounting, human resources, and customer service.






Bradley, Thomas, & Matthew Close

Certified Public Accountants, PLLC

"If our clients are successful, then we will be successful"