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About Us

Since the day we were founded in 1950, we've been committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We pride ourselves in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our firm's commitment to quality service and professional excellence is widely recognized and well-earned.

Although our commitment to clients and our core service values have not changed over the years, advances in technology have made accounting more user-friendly and affordable. Our consultants can help clients to streamline bookkeeping, tax and financial processes.

Cannon & Company, L.L.P. is among the few area firms that have joined the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Private Practice Section. We are also a member of the North Carolina Association of CPA Firms, an association of local firms that promotes excellence through programs of continuing education.

Cannon & Company is proud that we offer more than the traditional accounting services. Our firm is led by experienced partners under whose leadership and support the professional staff will help you to develop innovative, practical solutions to today's business and tax problems. With two locations in the Piedmont Triad, we look forward to discussing your financial situation with you in hopes of assisting you in whatever way we can.

Our Team

Thomas Michael Borden, CPA, NC Certificate #13471

Managing Partner

Phone:Phone 336-725-0635

Email: mborden@cannon.bz

Mike Borden is the Managing Partner of Cannon & Company, LLP. He is originally from Miami, Florida and is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University. Mike maintains CPA licenses in both North Carolina and Florida. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mike and his wife Jean attend Holy Family Catholic Church. They have 3 grown children. In his spare time, Mike plays golf and enjoys viewing most sports.

Richard J. Tamer, CPA, NC Certificate # 15780

Partner

Phone:Phone 336-725-0635

Email: rtamer@cannon.bz

Richard Tamer is the partner in charge of the Audit Department and Management Accounting Systems. He is a native of Winston-Salem and graduated from Wake Forest University. He is licensed to practice public accounting in North Carolina and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Richard and his family attend Old Town Baptist Church, where he serves on the Finance Committee. In his leisure time, Richard enjoys reading, college basketball, and photography (digital and video).

Glen E. Cannon, CPA, NC Certificate #8421

Partner

Phone:Phone 336-725-0635

Email: gcannon@cannon.bz

Glen Cannon joined Cannon & Company in 1974 and served as staff accountant until 1975 when he entered law school. He practiced law from 1978 until 1986 when he returned to Cannon & Company, LLP. He served as Tax Manager from 1986-2000. He became partner in the firm in 2000. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University (BSBA) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (JD). He is licensed to practice public accounting and law in North Carolina. Glen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina State Bar, and the North Carolina State Bar Association. Glen is involved in the Clemmons Rotary Club, Business Technologies Advisory Committee of Forsyth Technical Community College and South Fork Church of Christ. A native of Winston-Salem, Glen enjoys reading, listening to music and watching sports on TV.

William B. Amburn, CPA, NC Certificate #11942

Partner

Phone:Phone 336-725-0635

Email: bamburn@cannon.bz

Barry Amburn was a staff accountant with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell (now KPMG) from 1977-1980. He served as accountant for Integon Insurance from 1980-1982 and Senior Accountant with Cannon & Company from 1982-1984. Then he was managing partner of Amburn & Associates until 1998 when he merged his practice with Cannon & Company. Now Barry is the managing partner of the King office and the lead financial advisor for Cannon Wealth Management Services, our financial planning affiliate. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University, is licensed to practice public accounting in North Carolina and holds a Series 7, Series 66 and comprehensive insurance licenses. Barry is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. He served on the Board of Directors at the Stokes Family YMCA and Stokes Reynolds Memorial Hospital and is the former president of the King Chamber of Commerce. Barry and wife Juno live in King where they attend First Baptist Church of King. They have a son Daniel who lives in Raleigh with his wife, Mary-Peyton. Barry is a native of North Carolina and enjoys reading, sports and fishing.