About Us

About Us:

C. M. Temple & Associates’ primary mission is to come along side small business owners to equip, encourage and empower them to make better and more informed decisions about their businesses.  We firmly believe that education and information are the backbone of every good decision, and we work hard to make sure that your bookkeeping is done to the highest standards, so that the best and most accurate information is available to you.


About Our Owner:

12208757_10206979592543339_5966758081874157131_nCrystal M. Temple was born and raised in New Bern, NC, and returned to New Bern in 2011 to be closer to her family.  Throughout her career, Crystal has focused on providing the best possible customer service.  After years of dreaming about starting a bookkeeping/insurance accounting  firm that was forward-thinking and technologically advanced, C. M. Temple & Associates came to fruition in 2014.  She is passionate about using the latest technology to meet her clients’ needs and allow them to focus on what they do best, not their bookkeeping.  

She obtained her Associate in Applied Science in Accounting from Johnston Community College, and her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Western Governors University.  She currently holds her North Carolina Property & Casualty license, and is a Certified Insurance  Service Representative, Elite status.  In addition, she is also a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor, and a CompTia Project+ certified project manager.  

Crystal is the chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina’s Agency Management and Technology Committee, and is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.