Born and raised in Seattle, Washington. I graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in Business Administration. I graduated cum laude with a BS in Information Technology from DeVry University. Got my MBA from Keller Graduate of Management in Accounting.
As an Accounting Manager, I organized and systematized accounting systems. Specialize in cleaning up accounting departments and accounting databases. Worked as Controller for various companies. Implemented accounting software. Troubleshoot software issues.
Did volunteer work as a Tax Preparer for the HIRE VITA Group of the IRS. Member of National Society of ENROLLED AGENTS (NSEA), Washington State Society of Enrolled Agents (WSSEA) — Board Member — Director (2018-2019), Washington Society of Tax Consultant (WSTC) — State Board Treasurer – 2020-2022. PLATINUM Member of Intuit ProAdvisor Program.
An enrolled agent is a person licensed by the Internal Revenue Service required to pass a suitability check, take an extensive test covering individual and business taxes as well as representation issues, and undergo 72 hours of additional education every three years. They have the most extensive licensing provided by the IRS, valid across the entire country.