Busby & Co. was formed in February 1989 by Jim and Ellene Busby. Jim had been a partner in a "Big 8" firm and Ellene had owned her own practice since 1976.

We are located at 170 East Connecticut Ave in Southern Pines. Our telephone number is 910-692-4217 and our fax number is 910-692-5734.

We provide services in the following areas, but not limited to:


  • Income tax, planning and return preparation.
  • Estate tax, planning, return preparation and administration.


  • Income tax planning and return preparation.
  • Payroll taxes and reports.
  • Monthly financial statements.
  • Certified Audits and Reviews of financial statements.
  • Business valuation.

  • Health Insurance Marketplace Option

Our People


Jim Busby, CPA    
In public accounting since 1965.
N.C. Certificate # 9746 
Telephone extension 203

Ellene Busby, CPA
In public accounting since 1969.
N.C. Certificate # 19703
Telephone extension 206

Monica McDonald, CPA
In public accounting since 1988.
N.C. Certificate # 22469
Telephone extension 205

Debbie Blevins, CPA
In public accounting since 1997.
N.C. Certificate # 28381
Telephone extension 201

170 East Connecticut Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Telephone 910-692-4217
Fax 910-692-5734
Business Hours 8-5 M-F

Member of the Southern Pines Business Association