Before joining Williford Houston & Company in 2012, Alton owned a regional wholesale business for more than 20 years. During that time, he gained valuable business knowledge in how to help business owners sustain profitability in today's volatile economy as well as different strategies to help small businesses grow. By utilizing this experience, Alton works with clients that use BOSS (Back Office Support System) to help them streamline and be more efficient in their accounting and bookkeeping.
Alton received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Alton is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and enjoys being involved in the local community. In his free time, he also enjoys traveling, anything associated with the water, and a good round of golf.
BOSS is the answer to your back office headaches. Our cloud-based solution enables you to hand complex accounting tasks over to us. We work the numbers while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.
For many of us, our smartphone is a vital travel tool. We rely on it for navigating unfamiliar places, taking photos, and identifying recreational activities. Michael Zhao, an editor for TheWirecutter.com, offers the following tips on what to pack in addition to your smartphone—so you won’t be stranded when traveling this summer...or any other time of the year.
You may be completely proficient at decoding emojis on social media and in text messages, but for many of us, figuring out what other people’s facial expressions mean can be quite a challenge. Here’s a quick rundown of how to interpret different facial stances based on research from people-communicating.com:
Summer will be here before you know it! If you are a working parent with school-aged children, you know that it can also mean pretty steep bills for childcare and summer camp. However, you may be able to soften the hit to your family’s budget if these services qualify for the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit.