About Greg and his staff

Greg A. Barford, CPA, CFP, ABV

After receiving an A.A. in Business Management from Essex Community College and graduating magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore with a degree in Business Administration (concentration in accounting). Greg completed the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certification Professional Education Program from the College of Financial Planning and holds the following Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Registered Investment Advisor

Moreover, Greg has gone through a peer review system review for the last 10 years and has obtained the highest pass level.

Greg brings a broad and diverse business and financial background to his accounting and business/financial advisory practice, which is located in Frederick County, Md. and serves clients across the United States. Greg’s staff includes two CPAs and two other support staff.

He has more than 30 years of comprehensive business experience: 11 years of corporate experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Controller and 20 years of experience in public accounting, business, finance and investments. The services Greg offers clients cover all of their business and investment needs.

He likes outdoor sports, especially snow skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, white water rafting, and camping. Greg has an extensive background in martial arts.

Karen McCord, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Karen graduated magna cum laude from Carroll Community College with an AA in Business Administration and University of Maryland University College with a BS in Accounting. She also received an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Mount St. Mary's University.

Karen has over 20 years of experience in the accounting industry including 15 years in public accounting. She has served clients in a variety of industries, including retail, professional services, construction, restaurant, and non-profit.

Other Professional Staff:

Judy Harris, Staff Accountant
Caleb Barford
Alexandra Barford

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