Our Professionals

Gary Bailey, CPA, MBA

gbailey@lovebaileycpa.com

Gary is the managing member at Love Bailey & Associates, CPAs.  Gary works closely with clients as a business adviser in the areas of tax, attestation services and financial consulting.  He is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree and a Computer Information Systems degree as well as an MBA from the University of South Carolina.  Gary's past experience includes the CFO of a manufacturing company with offices in China and Hong Kong as well as an audit manager with a large regional CPA firm.   

Gary enjoys sports, outdoors and family time and is a member of Grace Church (www.gracechurchsc.org).  Gary and Apryl have three sons.

Apryl Bailey, MBA

Apryl is a manager with Love Bailey, she provides accounting services to the medical profession. Apryl is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree and a graduate of Clemson University with a MBA.  Apryl has many years of accounting experience in the medical field.

Apryl and Gary are members of Grace Church and parents of three sons (Zek, Elijah and Finn).

Megan Balentine, CPA

Megan is a senior accountant with Love Bailey, she provides attestation and tax services to clients.  Megan is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree as well as a Masters of Professional Accounting - Audit from Clemson University.  Prior to joining Love Bailey, Megan worked in the grants department at Clemson University and worked in the accounting department at Anderson County while in college.

Megan is active in her church, enjoys exercise and baking as well as spending time with her dog (Juliet).

Maxie Burns

Maxie has a wealth of financial experience that includes thirty-three years with Palmetto Bank retiring as the Executive Vice President of Operations and Finance. Maxie meets clients needs through a variety of accounting services and has been with the Firm since 2011.  Maxie has an economics degree from Wofford College and is a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Delaware.

Maxie enjoys classic cars and time with his grandchildren.  Maxie is a member of Laurens First Baptist.

 

Julie Grant, CPA

Julie is a manager with Love Bailey, she provides attestation and tax services to clients as well as managing the audit department and quality control. Julie is a graduate of the University of South Carolina-Upstate with an accounting degree and the University of South Carolina with a masters in auditing.  Prior to joining Love Bailey, Julie spent many years as an audit manager with a large regional CPA firm and several years in the private sector as a corporate controller.  

Julie enjoys time with her husband and two young daughters and is a member of Grace Church.

Logan Harrison

Logan is a staff accountant with Love Bailey, he provides attestation services to clients working with not-for-profits and governmental entities.  Logan is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree.

Logan is a memebr of Grace Church and is getting married in September.

Austin Hughes

Austin is a staff accountant with Love Bailey, he provides attestation services to clients working with not-for-profits and governmental entities.  Austin is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree.

Avery Holsonback

Avery is a staff accountant with Love Bailey, she provides accounting and tax services to clients.  Avery is a graduate of Anderson University with an accounting degree and was a member of the College tennis team. Avery has a masters in accounting from Liberty Univeristy and is studying for the CPA license.

Avery and her husband (Jordan) have two daughters.

Paul Klein

Paul is a senior accountant with Love Bailey, he provides accounting and tax services to clients.  Paul is a graduate of Presbyterian College with an accounting degree and was a member of the College soccer team. Paul has a Masters in Taxation from William Taft Univeristy and is studying for the CPA license.

Paul and his wife Mary Beth are members of Westminster Presbyterian Church  Paul and Mary Beth have two children.

Laura Lamb

Laura meets client needs through a variety of accounting services such as bookkeeping and payroll services.  Laura attended Thomas Nelson College in Virginia studying both Art and Accounting. 

Laura is married (Steve) and an active member of Friendship Baptist, Laura has been with the firm since 2005.  

Will Walls, CPA

Will is an accountant with Love Bailey, he provides attestation and tax services to clients.  Will is a graduate of Anderson University with an Accounting degree as well as a Masters of Professional Accounting - Audit from Clemson University.  Prior to joining Love Bailey, Will worked in the audit department for a large regional CPA firm

Will and his wife Amanda are members of Mountville Baptist Church.

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George N. Love, CPA

George is the founder of George N. Love, CPA which became Love Bailey & Associates. George has over thirty years of public accounting experience as well as seventeen years of private industry with Chase Manhattan, Eli Lilly and Harris Data Communications.  George is a graduate of Brown University with a BA in Economics.  He established George N. Love, CPA in Dallas, TX in 1982 and relocated to Laurens in 1992.  George retired in April2016.


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