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About Us

Our Firm

Thrower, Blanton & Associates, P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area.  By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve.  For years, Thrower, Blanton & Associates, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, Trust & Estate work, financial statements, financial planning, tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll, and computerized accounting setup with most accounting software.  Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

The Accounting Firm was established by the late Monroe B. Thrower, Sr., in 1948 in Norton, Virginia.  Monroe was joined by his son, the late M. Bardin Thrower, Jr., in 1972 when the firm became known as Thrower & Thrower, P.C.  The firm continued to operate and flourish, and the name was later changed to Thrower, Blanton & associates, P.C., with the addition of Mr. Brian K. Blanton, who currently serves as the managing partner.  In 2011, a second location of Thrower, Blanton & Associated, P.C. was started in Wise, Virginia.  In 2013, the Firm grew again as it welcomed Mr. Charles Lawson and Ms. Tamara Greear as partners of Thrower, Blanton & Associates, P.C. 

Business owners must plan not only for today, but build for the future.  Businesses should always prepare for inevitable change.  Our Team can provide you with the top level financial expertise to excel inside this area.  We are not just your accountants, we are your business advisors and partners, we compliment you.  Together, we are an integral part of your professional team.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Thrower, Blanton & Associates, P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Thrower, Blanton & Associates, P.C. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Brian K. Blanton, CPA

bb@tbacpa.net 276-679-2780

Brian is a partner in the Firm and has over 21 years of public accounting experience. Brian primarily deals with corporate, individual, and partnership taxation. Brian is a graduate of the University of Virginia's College at Wise with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He joined the Firm in 1992 and became a partner in 1995. Brian is a licensed CPA in both Virginia and Tennessee. Brian received the AICPA Government Accounting and Auditing Certificate of Educational Achievement Program (GAACEA). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Virginia & Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. Brian lives in Big Stone Gap with his wife and son. He enjoys spending his time with his family, church, golf, hunting, and various outdoor activities.

Charles F. Lawson, CPA

cfl@tbacpa.net 276-679-2780

Charles has over 26 years of experience, in both the public and corporate accounting sectors. He has extensive experience in corporate accounting, individual accounting, audit, trust and estates, financial reporting, payroll services and taxation. Charles is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is licensed to practice in both Virginia and Tennessee. He s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Virginia & Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. Charles became a partner with the Firm in 2013. Charles resided in Big Stone Gap with his wife. He enjoys spending time with his family, church, golf, traveling and has a passion for art.

Tamara R. Greear, CPA

tgreear@tbacpa.net 276-679-2780

Tamara has 23 years of accounting experience in both the private and public accounting sectors. She has extensive experience in corporate accounting, individual accounting, audit, financial reporting, and taxation. Tamara's skills are concentrated in audits primarily, followed closely are reviews, tax preparation, financial statements, and tax services. She is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Tamara is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. She became a partner with the Firm in 2013. Tamara lives in Norton, Virginia. She enjoys spending time with her family, church, traveling and has a passion for the performing arts.