Dear Clients,
“After 42 years of providing tax services, I have decided to focus on the investment side of my professional career with Newton Wealth Management. In preparation for this transition, I put great effort into finding the best partner possible to serve my CPA clients. Grippin Donlan Pinkham (GDP), a Certified Public Accounting firm, shares my passion for great service. Plus, every member of the Newton Associates CPA staff will be continuing with GDP, with the exception of Sara Beth McCarter Heck, as she will be joining me in focusing on investment. I appreciate every one of you greatly and have been honored to serve you.”

– W. Edward Newton Jr.

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The firm was started over 40 years ago by our Senior Partner, Ed Newton, in Peachtree City, Georgia. Known as W. Edward Newton Jr., CPA, the firm was the first CPA firm to be located in Fayette County, the fastest growing county in Georgia at that time. Building on his experience gained as an Internal Revenue Agent and in the Tax Department of a Big 8 CPA firm, he started with only one business client and a handful of individual tax return clients. By focusing on his Core Values (Excellence, Trust, Focus, & Collaboration), Ed grew the firm to be one of the most successful and respected firms in the Atlanta region.

In the late-70s, Ed decided to use his passion for flying to pursue a career as an airline pilot. In five and a half years, Ed went from his first lesson to being a Captain at a major airline. During this time, Ed maintained a small but thriving firm. In order to accommodate both careers, Ed moved the firm to Charlotte, NC in 1986. This proved to be a fortuitous move as the Charlotte area was in the midst of an unprecedented period of growth.

Due to the Trust clients placed in him, Ed was able to maintain the great majority of his client relationships. Initially, he was able to work from his home. Through the firm’s goal of Excellence in dealing with clients, the firm once again began growing at a rapid pace, necessitating that he add staff and move the office out of his home.

Ed took advantage of his seniority and began flying only international trips, exclusively on the weekends, to places like London, Rome, and Frankfurt. This enabled him to Focus on providing the best possible service to his clients which resulted in the firm continuing to increase it’s growth rate.

After 34 years of flying the world, Ed hung up his Captain’s hat in early 2016. The memories, friends, and clients gained over these years provides the perfect transition to the next phase of the firm. In order to recognize the stature and structure of the firm, the name was modified to NewtonAssociatesCPA in August 2016.

NewtonAssociatesCPA is positioned to provide its clients with unparalleled service and value.

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