Al Carpenter holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia. Prior to purchasing the firm, Al spent about fifteen years in financial accounting roles, including: Controller of a publicly-traded company; Sarbanes-Oxley controls consultant for several large publicly-traded corporations, Manager of Internal Audit for a publicly-traded company, and Assistant Commissioner of Audit Services for the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Prior to the financial accounting portion of his career, Al spent about ten years in the income tax accounting and research area, working with the Virginia Department of Taxation, Office of Tax Policy (drafting ruling letters and income tax regulations in state corporation income tax); and other positions. Al began his accounting career with Price Waterhouse.
In his spare time, Al enjoys playing the guitar; hunting; camping; hiking; weight-lifting; and spending time with his family.
- Company: Carpenter, Francisco & Associates
- Title/Department: President
- Location: Roanoke, VA