Certified Public Accountants and Consultants

Lexington: 336-248-8281


Charlotte: 704-372-0960


Raleigh: 919-832-6848

About Us

Our History and Background

With a Staff of more than 50 in four cities, Rives & Associates, LLP has evolved to serve North Carolina clients for over twenty-five years. The Firm is headquartered in Lexington, North Carolina. Rives & Associates, LLP was formed in January of 2004 by W. Leon Rives and Leon L. Rives II. The Lexington practice was originally begun by W. Leon Rives in the early 80s, doing business as W. Leon Rives CPA (a sole proprietorship). The Firm added offices in Charlotte, Raleigh and Huntersville in order to facilitate growth and serve existing clients in those areas. The Firm has a primary objective to provide high quality audit, accounting, tax and advisory services to help our clients achieve greater success.


  • To develop the best and brightest people to fulfill their potential and be highly respected in their industry, profession, and community.
  • To serve quality clients in our industries and market areas.
  • To properly grow the Firm in order to provide desired resources for our clients and opportunities for our Staff while preserving our values.
  • To develop our Firm along specific industry and business lines.
  • To build a quality organization that will succeed for the next generation of Partners.
  • To become one of the most profitable regional firms.