Samuel M. Leder, CPA

Certified Public Accountant # 22462, North Carolina

Sam Leder joined Potter & Company in 1995 and became a partner with the firm in 2001. Sam is the managing partner and oversees all four offices in the Charlotte Metro area. His outgoing personality, industry knowledge and strong entrepreneurial spirit have led the way in building the client service reputation of Potter & Company.

Sam is experienced with all aspects of accounting. He has a genuine interest in family-owned businesses, non-profit organizations and automobile dealerships. Sam has extensive experience with developing tax strategies for local business owners as well as tax planning for individuals. In addition to tax services, Sam also provides solutions related to compiled, audited, and reviewed financial statements as well as business consulting.

Sam is also very involved with area charter schools; serving on boards, assisting with reviews and financial statements. His other industry experience includes government, colleges, service organizations, retail and manufacturing.

Sam grew up in eastern North Carolina and is a graduate from the University of Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters in Accounting. Sam and his wife Shannon live in Concord and have two children, Matthew and Bennett.

Professional and Business Activities

  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce - Past Chairman
  • Concord Rotary - Past President
  • Carolina International School - Treasurer
  • Uwharrie Bank - Executive Board
  • Ella Foard Foundation for Rett Syndrome -Treasurer
  • Academic Learning Center - Treasurer
  • Concord City Council