Russell A. Clemmer


“I want each and every one of my clients to feel as if I am a personal advocate for their financial wellbeing. My number one priority is to understand their situation and future goals and work diligently to help them realize those goals.”

Russell A. Clemmer, CPA

Certified Public Accountant


Joining the firm in 2008, Rusty currently serves as a CPA, working with a wide range of individual and business clients. His specialty lies in tax planning and preparation with additional experience in financial forecasting and analysis.

Rusty began his career in Wachovia Bank’s finance department and has also worked for small tax and accounting firms.  He has spent over half of his 15+ year career as a CPA serving the clients of Brendle Crouse P.A. He has specific expertise in working with small businesses, including restaurants, manufacturers, construction companies and personal service firms. He is highly respected among his clients and peers and provides help and support whenever his expertise is needed.

A feat not accomplished by many, Rusty passed the CPA exam on his first attempt. He credits his success to his listening skills and a strong sense of personal responsibility for his work.

Originally from Virginia, Rusty resides in Winston-Salem with his wife and children. He is one of five brothers and enjoys reading, watching sports and spending time with family and friends.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – North Carolina 
License # 28519

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA)

Roanoke College, Bachelor of Business Administration


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