John W. Kapelar, CPA

Certified Public Accountant # 25116, North Carolina, CVA

John Kapelar joined Potter & Company in 1994 and became partner in 2001. John is the leading partner of the Monroe Office. John’s client responsibilities and practice areas include tax, audit, governmental entities, cost segregation and business consulting. He is also very involved with recruiting for the firm.

John is originally from Stanly County and now makes his home, with his wife Sherry, in Midland, NC.  He received a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting from Wingate University.

John is an active member of his church where he is a Sunday School teacher and serves on the Stewardship Committee. In the fall, John also coaches youth soccer.

John and his wife enjoy all sports, being outside and especially cycling.

Professional and Business Activities

  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA)
    • Charlotte Chapter Committee
    • Governmental and Not for Profit Committee
  • Past member of NCACPA Young CPA Cabinet
  • Wingate University Accounting Advisory Committee
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Past treasurer of Union Academy Foundation