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Jeanette graduated Cum Laude from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho in 1983 with a Bachelors Degree of Arts-Accounting and Associates of Arts Degree-Computer Programming. She received her CPA license in 1987 and has over 20 years of experience including 6 years with national firms (Deloitte & Touche and Laventhol & Horwath) and 19 years operating her own practice in Phoenix. She is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Accountants and National Association of Tax Professionals. With audit, tax and firm management experience, she advises clients in streamlining accounting procedures and tax saving strategies. Jeanette has established many successful business relationships and instills integrity in all that she does.


Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in 1993 from Arizona State University. She obtained her CPA license in the year 2000 and has worked in public accounting for the last 14 years. She specializes in a variety of services including compilations, individual taxation, business taxation and works closely with small business owners and their QuickBooks accounting systems. She is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants. Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Gayle, graduated from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas in 1978 with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. Gayle is a paraprofessional, with over 20 years of accounting experience and is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor for our firm. Gayle’s knowledge and expertise of QuickBooks gives her the opportunity to assist our clients with their questions or any problems they may have. Her years of experience and positive attitude bring benefit to clients and the firm. She and her husband, Mike have three children and reside in Glendale.

Michael Stowell, Staff Accountant

Michael has a unique background as an executive-level financial and operations leader, including over 25 years of consulting, entrepreneurial, and technology experience. As co-founder of Arris Ventures, a regional venture capital firm, Mr. Stowell had responsibility for operations including due diligence, regulatory and tax compliance issues, preparation of financial models, forecasts, budgets, and business plans. Prior to that, he was a Senior Manager Accenture, where he focused on the realization of business strategies and related business process across a variety of enterprise functions, eCommerce and the launching of new businesses. Mr. Stowell holds a Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.B.A. from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and a Master of Accounting and Financial Management form the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Ashley Golden, Tax Secretary

Ashley has over 5 years performing administrative work and over 2 years as a Tax Assistant. She is responsible for tax return processing, reception and administrative functions and is knowledgeable with tax documents to assist clients with their needs. Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her 2 year old son.

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