Mary S Rhyne - CPA, CTC, Founder

Mary grew up here in Wilmington and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration. She worked for a local family-owned business for 20 years before deciding to go back to school to become a CPA. She received her CPA license in 2017 and worked at four other firms around Wilmington before branching out on her own in 2019. In 2023, Mary became a Certified Tax Coach to be able to serve her clients at a higher level. Mary is married to her high school crush, and together, they have three children and a dog. In her free time, Mary loves volunteering at her church’s Bible study and spending time with her family.

Anna Stone - Practice Administrator

Anna has an extensive background in business, with experience in various roles, from accounting to customer service and human resources. Having previously owned a small business herself, Anna has a personal perspective on many of our clients’ goals and struggles and loves helping them find solutions. When not working, Anna enjoys hanging out with her family (did we mention she’s Mary’s sister?), including her two children and two grandbabies. You can also find her cooking, gardening, volunteering at church, and traveling.

Sheila Hardison - Administrative Assistant

Sheila is a Wilmington native. Her father worked as a tax preparer. (She and Mary were kindergarten classmates!) She is a retired former elementary and music teacher with New Hanover Couty schools. Sheila is the mother of four adult children and continues to be an active music performer. She frequently plays woodwinds for the Opera House Theatre Company and Thalian Association Community Theater, and clarinet for the City Ballet Orchestra. She is also the music director at St. Stanislaus Church in nearby Castle Hayne.