BRC Announces Two Strategic Growth Positions

Press Release: BRC Announces Two Strategic Growth Positions

For Release: July 24, 2023

Contact: Lory Kelley, Managing Partner, 336.232.4432,

Bernard Robinson & Co. (BRC), a leading CPA and Advisory firm, is pleased to announce two strategic changes within BRC’s leadership team as the firm continues to build on its professional talent.

Effective immediately, Andy Harding will be promoted to Chief Development Officer and Nikki Villagomez will be joining BRC as Chief Marketing Officer.

As the Chief Development Officer, Andy will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the company’s growth initiatives, spearheading business development efforts, and fostering key partnerships.  Andy’s 25 years of progressive leadership in the accounting profession will continue to differentiate BRC in the market.

Augmenting BRC’s growth strategy, the firm has added Nikki Villagomez to the new position of BRC’s Chief Marketing Officer.  Nikki will be responsible for facilitating growth through strategic initiatives and overseeing a comprehensive marketing plan that includes branding, digital marketing, and content creation.  With more than 12 years’ experience at a national CPA firm, Nikki will be instrumental in communicating our brand promise and client experience.

Nikki commented, “I am so excited to be joining the BRC team as the first CMO in the firm’s 75-year history. I am looking forward to overseeing a consistent marketing strategy with a focus on the Client Experience.”

Andy expressed gratitude, stating, “I am honored to serve as the Chief Development Officer and look forward to continuing to drive growth for the firm. Our team’s dedication and commitment have enabled our collective success, and I am excited about the future of BRC.”

Lory Kelley, BRC’s Managing Partner, added, “Our partner group envisioned these key roles as part of our Five Bold Initiatives last year. It’s exciting to see it come together with such talented, forward thinking professionals.”   

BRC would like to express its gratitude to its valued clients, partners, and stakeholders for their unwavering support in building this strong foundation as a leader in the accounting industry.


BRC is a Certified Public Accountant and Advisory Firm with business advisors serving today’s leading middle market companies, private companies, not-for-profit organizations, individuals and government entities. For more than 75 years, BRC has served several key industry sectors with dedicated teams and with clients nationwide. In business since 1947, the Firm has an excellent reputation as an employer and is currently listed as one of 2023 Best Accounting Firms to Work for by Accounting Today  


Media Contact:

Andrew “Andy” Harding

BRC (Bernard Robinson & Company, LLP)

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Lory H. Kelley Managing Partner, Tax Partner, CPA

Lory is Bernard Robinson & Company’s Managing Partner with over 20 years of experience in public accounting serving clients and in firm leadership roles.  She has experience working in many industries, including residential and commercial real estate and general and specialty contractors.  She applies her knowledge and practical ideas to meet the needs of […]