Rives & Associates

Rives & Associates, LLP is excited to announce Aaron Patel and Evan Rives have been promoted to Partners of the Firm!

Rives & Associates, LLP is pleased to announce Aaron Patel, CPA and Evan Rives, CPA, CGMA have been promoted to Partner Positions in the firm. Evan and Aaron have demonstrated the leadership, motivation, people skills and financial expertise necessary to excel. They have been with the firm for many years, and have been instrumental in the Firm’s growth. We believe in growing talent from within, and promoting strong leaders to partners. Aaron and Evan will add expertise at the partner level within their niches.

Aaron will be the Chief Operating Officer of Tax Services at the Firm and will continue to be the leader in the Charlotte Office. Under Aaron’s leadership the Charlotte office has grown significantly. Aaron’s expertise ranges from Affordable Housing Audits, to High Level Tax Planning for business owners, to Outsourced CFO services. Aaron will be charged with overall firm practice management monitoring and implementation.

Aaron is a proud alumni of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he received bachelor degrees in Accounting, Management and Finance. He is a licensed financial advisor and a board member of the Carolinas Council for Affordable Housing.

Aaron currently lives near downtown Charlotte with his wife Michelle and newborn daughter Nora.

Evan will be a partner in charge of assurance engagements ranging from middle market privately held companies to governmental audits. Evan is widely known in governmental circles and also has a depth of experience in Internal Controls Systems Consulting, Employee Benefit Plans, and Internal Audit. Evan will be leading new training initiatives at the Firm as well!

Evan is a proud alumni of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with bachelor degrees in Accounting and Finance.

Evan resides in High Point with his wife, Megan and two children, Camden and Holden.

About Rives & Associates:
Rives & Associates, LLP delivers unsurpassed value to their clients. We provide timely, prudent and strategic advice, and that’s why we enjoy long relationships with our clients. We service numerous industries including mutual and captive insurance companies, HUD and Affordable housing corporations, governmental auditing including public school boards of education and municipalities, charter schools, non-profits among others industries. For more information, visit us at www.rivescpa.com

At Rives, we are different, and we like it like that!