MEET THE TEAM
Founder Katie Bright is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 5 years of experience working in a variety of public accounting environments. Katie especially enjoys working with Common Interest Real Estate Associations (Homeowner Associations and Condominium Associations), government contractors who require DCAA compliance, and providing QuickBooks training to small businesses.
She received her undergraduate accounting degree from Davis & Elkins College in 2012 and obtained her CPA license in May of 2015. She also holds a M.S. in Athletic Coaching Education from West Virginia University and a B.A. in Recreation Management and Tourism. She has maintained her QuickBooks ProAdvisor membership since 2012. She has also held active memberships with both WVSCPA and AICPA since 2013.
In her free time Katie enjoys, swimming, biking, running, hiking, camping, and just being outdoors. She loves spending time with her kids and being a part of the community.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Do it right or don’t do it at all.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.
Senior Accountant Rachel Paynter has more than 3 years experience in public accounting and tax preparation. Rachel enjoys small business accounting and management, common interest real estate accounting and individual tax preparation.
In 2016 Rachel graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Davis & Elkins College. She also holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Shepherd University.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys CrossFit and spends much of her time coaching. She obtained her Level 1 Certificate in January 2019 and plans to one day combine her passion for accounting and fitness. She also enjoys spending time with family, reading and volunteering.