Photograph by: Monica Parkkonen
Godwin & Associates, CPA
fter beginning a career at a small local “The role of a CPA as a trusted advisor has been
accounting ﬁrm, Jonathan Godwin felt downplayed and turned into commoditized
that the old way of doing things wasn’t number-crunching,” says Jonathan. “We are more
adequate. Ten years later, Godwin & than that to our clients. We do this because we
Associates CPA is still learning new ways of love it, and our clients need it.”
doing things. A graduate of Clemson University, Jonathan tries
Godwin will assist clients with the “givens” of to be a coffee and wine snob in his spare time –
109 Laurens Road accounting and tax work. However, Jonathan when he’s not pretending to read while napping.
and his wife, Meghan, are more passionate about
seeing clients succeed in every aspect of their
www.godwincpa.com businesses and not just minding the calendar for
CPA tax ﬁlings.
12 behind the counter | 2012