About Our Firm

Since 1951

Our firm was established in 1951 and it is located in North Charleston, South Carolina. We are very proud of our long-standing and experienced staff. We feel this has allowed us to develop a reputation of dependability and a commitment to personal service that has been the foundation of our practice.

  • Firm was founded by Harold D. Riser.

  • Barry McLaurin became a partner and firm name changed to "Harold D. Riser & Co."

  • Firm name was changed to "Riser and McLaurin."

  • Firm was relocated to 1417 Remount Road.

  • Glenn D. Gibbons became a partner and firm name was changed to "Riser, McLaurin & Gibbons."

  • William D. Riser became a partner.

  • Cathy Jean Sineath became a partner.

  • Charles W. Carpenter became a partner.

  • Tyler K. Gibbons became a partner.

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training and technical experience. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence. We are extremely proud to have received unqualified opinions on all of our independent peer reviews of our Quality Control Program since the inception of the Peer Review Program.

Our firm is committed to providing:

  • Efficient and high quality accounting and tax services performed on a timely basis.
  • Timely response to your inquiries and access to our firm's management.
  • Proactive suggestions and recommendations, particularly with regard to tax matters.

We are confident that Riser Gibbons & Carpenter LLP is well qualified to serve you. Innovative thinking and carefully planned strategies are needed for our clients to succeed in today's business environment. As a result our service approach recognizes that to help our client's meet challenges successfully, we must expand the role of the traditional business engagement from the preparation of historical financial statements and tax compliance-only functions, to business consulting, financial and estate planning. Our experienced team of professionals is eager to help our clients meet the challenges presented in today's business world.