W. Travis Mangum, E.A. - Founder


Travis is the founder of Mangum & Associates, INC. Travis has provided tax planning, business consulting, and tax preparation services to small businesses in Cleveland County since June 1979. Travis can help you make the decisions that will make your business more profitable. He will also provide tax planning services which will allow you to keep more of that profit. An advocate for taxpayer rights, Travis’ credentials as an enrolled agent (since 1982) have granted him the right to practice before the Internal Revenue Service at all administrative levels. In addition, Travis is an accredited business accountant by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation.

Awards / Recognition

2016 – Honor Key from Shelby Civitan Club
2013 - Civitan-NC District West - Outstanding Area Director
2011 – Civitan-NC District West – Outstanding Club President (15-29)
1990-1999 – Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Service to North Shelby School
1995 – Malcolm E. Brown Award from North Shelby School
1989 – Civitan-NC District West-Humanitarian Award-for Unselfish Dedication and Service to His Fellowman
1984 – Civitan-NC District West-Outstanding Club President
1982 - Enrolled Agent Certification
1980 – Broke the existing national record for client sales – General Business Services
Acquired 60 clients in 90 days
1979 – Purchased General Business Services franchise and moved to Shelby, NC
1976 – Married Amy Henry (the love of his life)
Bachelor of Arts – Business Administration Degree – UNC-Charlotte
1975 – Awarded Society of the 49 Membership in recognition of significant contributions to the development of the university community and outstanding leadership and achievement - President Sig Ep Chapter-UNC-Charlotte
1973 – Founding brother of the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter at UNC-Charlotte

Member / Organizations

  • Shelby Civitan

  • Bankers House Advisory Council

  • Cleveland County Potato Project board member