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Our Team

Lea N. Graf - Founder & President

Lea N. Graf, CPA, CGMA

Founder & President

Lea Graf is a CPA and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor who specializes in small business accounting, tax preparation and strategic planning. She graduated from the University of South Florida and worked in public accounting before starting her own practice in 2013.

As an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Lea is one of a handful of CPAs with a deep knowledge of QuickBooks. Lea is able to quickly assess the accounting needs of businesses, and to propose solutions to meet those needs.

Lea moved to Sarasota from the icy tundra of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2001. She has two sons, Hudson and Archer. Lea is a member of the Junior League of Sarasota. She is a past Treasurer and past Chair of the Simply Sarasota Cookbook Committee. She is most proud of leading a team of volunteers in creating a new cookbook – Simply Sarasota: From Fresh to Fabulous – which was published in October of 2018.

Lea’s no-nonsense personality, a touch of “Minnesota nice,” and years of experience combine to give you a one-of-a-kind accounting experience!

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Strategic Services Team

Chris Ashley

Christine Ashley

Office Manager
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Valerie Schranz

Valerie Schranz

Brand Ambassador
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Valerie Schranz

Nicole Kamel

Administrative Coordinator

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Tax Team

Connie Wilson-Kral

Connie Wilson-Kral, CPA

Senior Tax Specialist
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Sarasota Quickbooks Online

Erik Cecil, EA

Senior Tax Specialist
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Valerie Schranz

Jerry Sanchy, CPA

Tax Specialist
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Accounting Team

Dawn Owens - Accounting Manager

Dawn Owens, EA

Accounting Manager
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Amber Livingston - Senior Staff Accountant

Amber Livingston, CPA

Senior Accounting Specialist
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Sarasota Quickbooks Online

Cel Pyre

Senior Accounting Specialist
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Lacey Nielsen

Lacey Nielsen

Bookkeeper
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Valerie Schranz

Marina Robinson

Bookkeeper
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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