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About Us

Why we are Different

We are a small successful CPA firm located in Cary, NC since 1996. We pride ourselves in providing the most advanced up-to-date accounting and technology tools including 24/7 secure access to accounting software, financial reports, tax documents, and much more. Because of our size and our purposefully limited client base, we are able to provide the highest level of professional personalized services.

DiAnne & Michael

Client Profile

We provide services to a select yet diverse client base that typically share the following characteristics:

  • Progressive successful business owners
  • Appreciate a direct working relationship with the firm owner
  • Value long term business relationships
  • Understand the value of CPA professional services
  • Serious about improving profitability
  • Appreciate the exclusive access to our Financial Services


Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. DiAnne D. Carnes, CPA, P.A. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose DiAnne D. Carnes, CPA, P.A. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

DiAnne D. Carnes, CPA, MBA
Firm Owner

Certified Public Accountant
Master of Business Administration

Licensed In: North Carolina (#16975)

Education: BS Accounting, Oklahoma State University, MBA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Experience: 20 years public accounting with emphasis in business accounting and consulting. 20 years accounting Management in private industry.

Michael Carnes, Ph.D.
Financial Services Coordinator

Financial Planning Coordinator
Computer Consultant

Education: BS Botany, Univ of Oklahoma, MS, Plant Physiology, Okla. State Univ., PhD, Plant Physiology, Univ of Minnesota

Experience: 30 years of computer support. 20 years of business and management experience. 5 years Financial Services