Catherine Joy, BA, BS, MS, CPA.LinkedIn Logo

With 28 years experience in business consulting and development, Cass Joy, who holds a BA from Barnard College, a BS in Accounting from Northland College and an MS in Rural Land Use Planning from UW-Madison is the Founder of Accede. Cass has been a CPA specializing in work with Tribes, small businesses and NPOs for 15 years. She has worked in her career with Federal grant writing and compliance, low income housing development and management, planning and consulting for rural health clinics, cooperative development, and general accounting for organizations ranging from international foundations to small social service organizations. Cass views her job as passing on her extensive knowledge of small business development and NPO accounting and compliance to clients and co-workers. Cass is certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and is developing a low cost training schedule for QuickBooks users in 2011.

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Sheryl Kliebenstein

Sheryl double majored in English and Africology at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. The vast majority of her accounting knowledge has come from on the job experience. She has 9 years of bookkeeping experience and several years of small business management experience. Sheryl has future plans to continue her education to obtain the knowledge to sit for the CPA exam. She specializes in small business accounting and offers general accounting services such as; accounts payable and receivable, payroll processing, bank statement reconciliation, federal and state tax filings, and financial reports. She also works with clients to help them operate efficiently outside of the accounting department. She looks forward to continuing her education to better serve clients.

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Becky Carty, BBA

Becky double majored in Accounting and in Management and Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has several years of experience in public accounting with a “Big Four” accounting firm, assisting in both their tax and audit practices.

Becky specializes in Non-Profit Organization (NPO) accounting, working exclusively with NPOs for the past 5 years. She provides a variety of general accounting services, including: accounts payable and/or accounts receivable, payroll, bank statement reconciliation, accounting system design and implementation, monthly, quarterly, or yearly financial statements as well as federal and state tax filings. She also consults clients on documenting and improving business policies and procedures to ensure compliance, proper internal controls and efficiency.