Other Affiliations

At JPS, we realize that the well-being of our clients and our firm relies on technical expertise, industry knowledge and innovative financial solutions, and, the health of our community; which is why JPS is heavily involved in a variety of community initiatives and values professional development, and, has earned various awards and recognitions for its efforts.


AICPA - Asheville CPA FIrm The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants shapes the future of the profession and serves members by providing national news updates, state-of-the-art technical conferences, and guidance related to software and other publications. JPS is to proud to serve in various leadership positions.

North Carolina Association of CPAs - Asheville CPA FirmThe North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants serves members by networking all licensed CPA’s in North Carolina by providing professional development through education and leadership training. JPS is proud to serve in various leadership positions.

asheville chamber commerce - Asheville CPA FirmThe Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on building community through business. Programs and initiatives are aimed at growing jobs and fostering the prosperity of member businesses. JPS is proud to serve in various leadership positions.

Boone Chamber Commerce - Boone CPA FirmThe Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity and encouraging public and private cooperation to broaden the economic base and enhance the quality of life in the Boone area. JPS is proud to serve in various leadership positions.

Member_ChamberThe Henderson County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to developing an educated, trained, and unparalleled workforce through partnerships with others in the Henderson County community. They advocate for businesses through public policy and new business recruitment by providing opportunities to network, learn, and succeed.

McDowell Chamber Commerce - Asheville CPAThe McDowell County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting economic growth and encouraging community involvement in McDowell County.




Economic Development CoalitionAsheville Economic Development attracts, creates and expands business opportunities by advancing commercial, industrial and civic development; encouraging economic and social progress of the Asheville area.

Watauga Ledership Challenge logoWatauga Leadership Challenge is dedicated to the continued improvement of the Boone area community. It is a four-month long program that enables participants to gain a realistic understanding of how the Boone community works and help create awareness of the community’s current issues and interests.

united wayUnited Way is dedicated to building a caring community where everyone has the opportunity to achieve a good education for their children, a safe place to live, food on the table, and the security that comes with financial stability. Through donors, volunteers, and partners, United Way creates solutions to reduce the impact of poverty and transform individual lives.


Family Business ForumThe UNC Asheville Family Business Forum is an ongoing professional development and awareness-raising environment specifically designed for family owned and closely held businesses. JPS is proud to serve in various leadership positions.


Western Carolina Medical Society - Asheville CPAWestern Carolina Medical Society is the physicians’ voice advocating for the health of the physician, the patient, and the community, through strengthening the physician-patient relationship. It improves access to quality healthcare, decreasing disparities in health, and promoting health and wellness.

Western North Carolina Medical Managers Association logo aug2015

The Western Carolina Medical Managers Association provides up-to-date and revenant education to healthcare administrators, challenging them to lead with integrity, skill, and passion in the healthcare environment.

MAHEC logoMountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) mission is to train the next generation of healthcare professionals for Western North Carolina through quality healthcare, innovative education, and best practice models that can be replicated nationally.

NC Youth Camp Association - Asheville CPAThe North Carolina Youth Camp Association is dedicated to strengthening and expanding educational, environmental, and recreational opportunities provided by all organized camps in North Carolina by encouraging cooperation among camps, sponsoring camp-specific research and communicating camp industry information.

NNCTAlogo silver fillThe North Carolina Christmas Tree Association is dedicated to promoting “real” Christmas Trees through marketing and education. They contribute to the success of the Christmas Tree Industry by providing ethical, professional, and visionary leadership.

Comm Fnd of WNC logoThe Community Foundation of WNC inspires philanthropy by creating and managing charitable funds and making grants to nonprofits or public agencies in the WNC region.

original SoConn logoThe Southern Conference (SoCon) is dedicated to facilitating intercollegiate athletic competitions for both men and women, promoting a proper balance between academics and athletics, and fostering integrity and excellence in both athletics and academics.

Homeward Bound - Asheville CPA Homeward Bound is dedicated to end homelessness in Buncombe and Henderson Counties by moving people into permanent housing, and providing the support they need to stay there.

Verner Center - Asheville CPAVerner Early Childhood Center provides high quality, affordable early care and education to children six weeks to five years old in Buncombe County. They provide 5-star comprehensive care and education to almost 200 children and their families.


Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County logoThe Boys and Girls Club of Henderson County is dedicated to inspiring and enabling young people to realize their full potential.

Prevention Partners - Asheville CPA FirmPrevention Partners builds healthier communities through a suite of products that guide schools, workplaces, hospitals and clinics to address the leading causes of preventable disease: tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity and obesity.