We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles


 Margaret (Lori) Crenshaw, Owner & RTRP (Registered Tax Return Preparer)

Professional Accounting and Tax Services
Business & Individual Services Offered

With over twenty five years experience in accounting, corporate and individual income tax matters, and business management, Lori enjoys rolling up her sleeves and working with her clients to solve their everyday business accounting and tax problems.

Prior to founding Accounting Associates in 1997, Lori held various diverse positions in the accounting and management fields including:  Comptroller for an international plastic testing equipment manufacturer; Accounting Manager for a large rental equipment operation, providing accounting services to subsidiary branch locations; Accounting for a major telecommunications company, with auditing and accounting responsibilities.

A graduate of Limestone College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Lori has also undertaken graduate studies in business at Winthrop University.  She is a Notary Public for the State of South Carolina, and has been a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals for the past seventeen years.


Jennifer Brandon – Accountant & Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Jennifer Brandon, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Accountant, has rejoined our team here at Accounting Associates, LLC.

Jennifer brings with her many years of experience in accounting, payroll; and accounting software implementation, training, and support.   As a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Jennifer works closely with our clients to help determine which software solution best meets the client’s accounting and/or payroll needs; and provides support and training during the implementation process.  She provides hands on accounting, to include company set up or data transfer, payroll implementation, data review, and ‘clean up’ as required by each client’s specific needs.

She has extensive industry specific experience such as construction, inventory control management, and government contract management all earned through twenty plus years in comptroller positions in these fields.

As our Certified QuickBooks  ProAdvisor, and one of our Accounting Services Professionals, Jennifer will work one on one with you and your staff to achieve the solution that is right for your company; whether your company need is software training and implementation for one user or multi-users, accounting services, multi-state payroll, certified payroll, divisional accounting, job costing, progress invoicing, inventory control, multi-location (remote) access, or accounting ‘clean up’ or ‘catch up’ for year end.