Samuel N. Staton (NC License #37822)

Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, Master of Business Administration

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Samuel graduated summa cum laude from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He was the recipient of the GOAL Senior Scholastic Award, which was conferred on five out of nearly seven hundred graduates that year. He continued his studies to receive his Master of Business Administration as well, maintaining a 4.0 GPA while simultaneously studying for and passing the CPA examination.

Mr. Staton oversees the day-to-day operations at Staton CPA, P.C. In addition, he specializes in individual and business taxation and tax dispute resolution; estate, gift, and trust tax planning; and business planning, consulting, and valuation services. 

Samuel is passionate about helping businesses make it. He has seen many good business ideas struggle and even fail because of lack of good business direction. He wants to help your business become and remain profitable over the long-term.


Daniel R. Hudson (NC License #38031)

Certified Public Accountant, Master of Business Administration

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Daniel joined Staton CPA as a staff accountant in February 2012. Over the next two years, he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Gardner-Webb University, and was licensed as a North Carolina CPA in late 2013.

Daniel focuses on accounting and business consulting, software conversions, and process design and implementation. He also handles tax return preparation and tax case resolution. Outside of these responsibilities, his interests include a wide array of topics including data analysis and information security. He enjoys helping clients leverage the power of technology to turn complicated problems into simple tasks that get the job done correctly, efficiently, and securely. 

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