Katie Ledford, CPA
Senior Audit Manager
Since 2017, Katie has been a valuable member of the Blackman & Sloop team. She currently serves as a Senior Audit Manager, leading and managing audits for a variety of clients. She is known for performing nonprofit audit work, for her knowledge of day-to-day accounting, and for being technologically savvy. Prior to joining Blackman & Sloop, Katie worked primarily in private accounting.
A knowledgeable and patient professional, Katie performs meticulous work for her clients. She seeks to always exceed expectations and do the best that she can. Katie attributes her career success to persistence—she is not afraid to try new things, and pivots if failure looms. She enjoys working with organizations and helping them be the best they can be. Katie loves working with numbers and making things orderly, which made pursuing a career in the accounting field an easy choice for her.
Raised in Drexel, North Carolina, Katie now lives in Raleigh. Her favorite features of the city are the greenways and wooded trails throughout the triangle—they allow her to “get away from it all” without having to go very far. In her free time, Katie pursues a variety of hobbies, including cooking, bicycling, reading, home improvement, painting, crafting, hiking, walking, and crocheting.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – North Carolina #39294
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA)
- First in Families of North Carolina (FIFNC)
- North Carolina State University
- Master of Accounting – 2014
- Bachelor of Art in Communications – 2001