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About Our Firm

Odom & Company, LLP is one of the most trusted and experienced CPA firms in High Point, North Carolina.  We have been in the business of helping our client’s navigate the complex world of accounting and tax laws for more than fifty years.  Our firm consists of experienced accountants focusing on your needs in the areas of accounting, tax planning and preparation, financial, retirement and estate planning, and divorce planning.

At Odom & Company, LLP we are committed to providing quality services in a timely manner.  We are accessible, responsive and dedicated to helping our clients achieve success and would welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Going the extra mile for our clients is something we do every day.

Meet the Partners of Odom & Company, L.L.P.

DANIEL R. ODOM, CPA

NC Certificate #2218

odom@odomcpas.com

Dan founded the practice as a CPA in 1963 and was proud to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary in 2013. His extensive experience in audits, financial, tax and estate planning has led to a lengthy list of satisfied clients over the decades. He has performed business valuations for many purposes including business sales and purchases, marital dissolutions, estate administration and tax reporting, and business succession planning and gifting. Dan is active in forensic accounting, providing litigation support to attorneys representing our clients. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

"Our firm continues to serve Triad businesses, individuals and charitable organizations, after many years; we believe that is a testament to the quality service our colleagues provide every day. We enjoy helping others succeed in what they do, by providing guidance and services to meet their needs in the accounting, financial and tax planning areas."

KAREN ELAINE ODOM, CPA, CDFA

NC Certificate #21203

kodom@odomcpas.com

Karen Odom began her career with the firm in 1987 becoming a partner in 1994. In addition to her experience in financial, tax and estate planning, Karen is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and works with those who are going through divorce by assisting the clients and their attorneys with the tax and financial aspects that impact their present and future situations. Tax and financial planning, asset discovery, spousal support, expert witness, and family financial mediation services are a few of the areas in which she assists divorce clients. Karen is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts. She is an active leader in the community and her church and has competed regionally and nationally in the Pro-Am division of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing dancing. Karen has placed nationally and is the recipient of several competitive awards. She was also selected as one of the recipients of the Triad Business Journal's Outstanding Women In Business for 2016.

"We are proud to continue our company's legacy of providing heartfelt, professional accounting services to our clients and truly enjoy our work."

KAREN S. BARKSDALE, CPA

NC Certificate #20801

barksdale@odomcpas.com

Karen Barksdale concentrates her practice in tax planning and compliance for individuals, corporations, and partnerships with a particular focus in estates and trusts. A graduate of Averett University in Danville, Va., she has been with the company since 1995. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also an active member of Green Street Baptist Church in High Point and serves on the board of the YWCA of High Point.

"My favorite part about being a CPA is the variety of clients that I get to work with each day. Each has a unique background, which gives us the opportunity to customize our accounting services to perfectly fit their needs."

LYDIA C. CUSTER, CPA

NC Certificate #28244

custer@odomcpas.com

Lydia Custer concentrates her practice in tax planning and compliance and works with individuals, companies, partnerships and non-profit groups. She graduated from Virginia Tech with an accounting degree and has been with the accounting firm since 1997. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is an active member of the community and serves as treasurer of Adams Farm Community Church in Jamestown. She is also on the board of Kiwanis of High Point.

''Many of our clients have been with us for years and rely on us for their tax needs. We take that vote of confidence on their part very seriously."

LISA E. HORNE, CPA

NC Certificate #27356

horne@odomcpas.com

Lisa Horne concentrates her efforts on helping her individual, corporate, partnerships, and non-profit clients on a daily basis. She graduated from High Point University and has been in the public accounting field for more than two decades including at the firm since 2004. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lisa is also an active member of Community Bible Church and serves in the children's ministry.

"We are so proud to have a history of serving the families and businesses of High Point as well as those across our entire region."