Martin Starnes CPAs, P.A. named one of 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina

Posted at 2:06 PM on May 13, 2017


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Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs, P.A. was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina. This program was created by Business North Carolina, NC SHRM and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in North Carolina, benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the state of North Carolina. The list is made up of 35 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
Be a publicly or privately held business;
Have a facility in the state of North Carolina;
Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of North Carolina; and
Must be in business a minimum of one year.

Companies from North Carolina entered the two-part survey process to determine the 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data, and determined the final rankings. At Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs, P.A. they see to it that all of these practices are in place.

“We are honored to be recognized by our workplace practices and grateful for the opportunity to represent our state," the company said in a news release.

The actual rankings were published May 1 by Business North Carolina.

Martin Starnes & Associates has offices located in Hickory, Statesville, and Taylorsville, with clients located across the state. Established in 1987, Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, P.A. has become a premier provider of audit, tax, consulting, business valuation, estate planning, and other accounting services.

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For more information on the Best Employers in North Carolina program, visit

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