Multiple Recognitions for JPS

March 8, 2016

Johnson Price Sprinkle PA (JPS) is honored to announce the following recent recognitions:

2016 Best Employers in North Carolina

Johnson Price Sprinkle PA (JPS) was recently named one of 2016 Best Employers in NC for the third consecutive year, a list created by Business North Carolina, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – NC State Council and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in North Carolina, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. This year’s 2016 Best Employers in North Carolina list consists of 45 companies. Twenty-five businesses are identified in the small-to-medium size (15-249 U.S. employees) and twenty businesses are identified in the large size (over 250 U.S. employees) company categories.

JPS is ranked 15 out of 25 in the small-to-medium company category and is the highest ranked Asheville-based company of both categories. Other Asheville-based companies ranked are FLS Energy Inc (#16 in small-to-medium company category) and Plasticard-Locktech International (#18 in large company category).

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process – the first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics, and, the second part consisted of an employee satisfaction survey. The combined scores determined the top companies and final rankings. View entire list at


Rollin Groseclose Slated NCACPA Chair-Elect

North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants’ (NCACPA) Nominating Committee has selected JPS Shareholder, Rollin Groseclose, CPA, as Chair-Elect for the state-wide association’s Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee’s Slate of Officers and Directors will be voted upon during the May 3, 2016 NCACPA Annual Business Meeting held at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, NC.

Rollin joined Johnson Price Sprinkle PA in 1997 and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He has significant expertise in the areas of tax and business advisory services and focuses his energies on manufacturing and distribution, construction and real estate development and hospitality. His expertise is also extensive in purchasing and marketing cooperatives, as well as with clients that have multi-state and international activities. He is a sought-after speaker on income and sales tax topics.

Rollin is a North Carolina licensed Certified Public Account as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). He sits as an AICPA Tax Section Member, Board Member and Treasurer for AVISTA and Mountain Biz Works, and, an Advisory Board Member for UNC Asheville’s Department of Management and Accountancy. Read more about Rollin Groseclose at


2016 Service Industry Advertising Award (SIAA) Winner

JPS’s 2015 Thanksgiving Video Card recently won a 2016 National Gold Award in the ‘Special Video’ category given out by the Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA). The award was presented to The Brite Agency, an Asheville-based full-service advertising agency, for its creation of the video card.

This Gold Award is one of only 136 presented this year, with SIAA receiving over 1,700 entries from more than 500 agencies representing over 750 institutions this year alone.

SIAA is the only advertising awards organization to specifically recognize the achievements of the service industry. Many other advertising awards are dominated by consumer goods, packaged goods and other tangible products. To learn more, go to


2016 Asheville ADDY® Award Winner

Johnson Price Sprinkle PA’s 2015 Thanksgiving Video Card recently won the 2016 Silver Asheville ADDY® Award in the Online/Interactive Advertising & Promotion Email category. The Brite Agency was presented the award for its creation of the electronic card at the American Advertising Federation Asheville club awards ceremony. The Brite Agency’s Kenda Diaz, Stephanie Smith and Denise Broth were credited for the project. View list of winners at


Johnson Price Sprinkle PA is proud of these outstanding acknowledgements and would like to congratulate Rollin Groseclose for his slated NCACPA nomination and The Brite Agency for their two JPS Thanksgiving video card advertising awards.


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About Johnson Price Sprinkle PA:

Johnson Price Sprinkle PA (JPS) is a leading certified public accounting firm in Western North Carolina, providing innovative solutions created specifically for small to mid-sized businesses. With a sixty-year history, JPS has built its practice on providing superior accounting and exceptional service, in taxation, business advisory and assurance, to move clients forward by giving them the power of a national firm with the attention of a community-based one.