Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. (BPS) announced that Tracy Amos, CPA, CVA, has joined the firm, bringing more than 30 years of experience in the specialized areas of forensic audits; business, retirement, and profit-sharing valuations; and expert witness testimony in family law litigation cases. She joins BPS as a senior manager and will support clients across the firm, including in trust and estate, personal and business matters.
Amos is recognized as a qualified forensic financial expert witness for the South Carolina Circuit Courts, South Carolina Family Courts and South Carolina Courts of Equity. She has represented clients from across the state in depositions, trials and arbitrations. Her expertise spans business, retirement and profit-sharing valuations; forensic discovery; analysis of income, standard of living, tax, and equitable distribution of assets.
Russell Bauknight, managing shareholder of BPS, commented that Amos’ hiring expands the firm’s expertise in a highly specialized area of financial accounting. “I have personally known and respected Tracy for many years for her knowledge and demeanor while serving as a forensic financial expert in family law litigation. She is highly respected for being straight forward and fair, and has earned the respect of clients, attorneys and judges across the state. BPS is honored that she is now part of our team, bringing a new level of advisory expertise and services to our clients.”
Prior to joining BPS, Amos was the principal with McKay and Amos, LLC, in Columbia for 18 years. When her partner, Raymond McKay Jr. JD, CPA retired at the end of 2019, Fulmer was a sole practitioner before joining BPS.
“I am very pleased to join BPS as I’ve enjoyed professional and personal relationships with the firm for years,” she said. “What attracted me was the firm’s energy and commitment to their people and clientele. BPS is a very proactive firm and always looking for ways to expand their expertise and consulting services to clients. I look forward to being part of the BPS team.”
Amos is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), holding both distinctions in the State of South Carolina. She is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. The South Carolina Bar has hosted Amos as a featured speaker as part of its Hot Tips and Court Bench Seminars. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, she earned a B.S. in Accounting from Newberry College.
About Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. (BPS)
Established in 1991, BPS is among the Southeast’s premier accounting and consulting firms and among the largest locally owned public accounting firms in South Carolina with nearly 100 Certified Public Accountants and professional staff. BPS is a strategic, trusted partner to clients in the insurance, construction and real estate, trusts and estates, hospitality, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, telecommunications, and technology industries. BPS is a member of Prime Global, an association of private accounting firms. The firm was recognized among America’s 50 Best of the Best Firms in 2020 by INSIDE Public Accounting, a top three advisory firm in the U.S. by Captive Review in 2023, and named among the top recommended tax and accounting firms in America by Forbes. In 2023, BPS was named among the top 10 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. Learn more at www.BPS.CPA.