Core Sponsor


Our CPAs make a personal commitment to your future by providing the highest level of accounting and business advisory services, including audits, bookkeeping, income and franchise tax, estate planning, and business valuations. We are:

Experienced: Over 45 years of experience with premier national accounting and consulting firms among our Partners
Leaders: Industry leader in governmental audit services
Knowledgeable: Core competencies in servicing family businesses, individuals, estates and trusts
Progressive: Continuous training of all staff to provide clients with the most up-to-date information
Partners: We enjoy what we do and partner with our clients to truly understand their goals and needs

We believe in building lasting relationships based on mutual trust and proven results. We are still servicing clients from 1987, when our firm was established. These clients continue to choose us as their advisors due to our ability to deliver quality solutions and to respond quickly to their needs.


Platinum Sponsors


The Hickory Crawdads are the Single A affiliate of the Texas Rangers Baseball Team. They are part of the Northern Division of the South Atlantic League, which is currently comprised of 14 teams. The Crawdads are known for fun, affordable, family entertainment and pride themselves on their connection to the community.


CommScope helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks.  Our vast portfolio of network infrastructure includes some of the world’s most robust and innovative wireless and fiber optic solutions.  Our talented and experienced global team is driven to help customers increase bandwidth, maximize existing capacity, improve network performance and availability, increase energy efficiency, and simplify technology migration.  You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites; in telecom central offices and cable headends; in FTTx deployments; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions.

As consumer connectivity and bandwidth expectations continue to rise, a convergence of networking technology is occurring where operator control over the network edge is paramount.  Operators strive to efficiently manage the essential core functions of connectivity, massive data processing and seamless, ubiquitous access from and to the cloud by millions of people and perhaps billions of devices.  We believe that CommScope is well-positioned to meet this market demand, with innovative fiber and wireless technology—spanning the data centers that comprise the network cloud and out to the mobile and fixed network access points that connect people, homes, businesses, public venues and countless devices and items.  CommScope’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol COMM.


Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality. Hickory is Life Well Crafted!


Lenoir-Rhyne University was founded in 1891 and is a private, Lutheran, coeducational university with its primary campus in Hickory, NC. Academic programs include more than 50 undergraduate majors and nearly 30 graduate programs. Other campus locations include the Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, NC, the Center for Graduate Studies of Columbia, SC, and the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary also in Columbia. Today, more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled across all campuses. Lenoir-Rhyne is affiliated with the NC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and welcomes students from all religious backgrounds.


Executive Sponsors