Meet the Team
President / CPA
Project Manager / Accountant
Accounting Services Team
Sarah realized accounting was her niche while working for a bank. After returning to school and finishing her degree, she spent three and a half years in Public Accounting working on taxes and small business accounting. Sara has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Missouri Southern State University.
Sarah loves reading, especially mysteries and science fiction. She enjoys baking and has learned to make a variety of desserts for her friends and family. Sarah enjoys learning new crafts and is often working on a variety of things including crochet, dot painting, tri-loom weaving, sewing, Viking weaving, and crafts for toddlers.
For several years, Sarah has been volunteering in her church nursery, toddler, and three-year-old rooms. She also serves as the treasurer for the Joplin Boy Scout Troop 9.
Sarah has been a Bookkeeper for FinancePal for 1.5 years. She is a wife and mom of two. Sarah is fueled by her passion for helping others, and her hunger for knowledge and determination to turn information into action has contributed to her success at FinancePal. She is a perpetual learner who builds on her leadership skills and remains in tune with the latest communication strategy trends through continued professional development.
She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and creating new memories for her children to enjoy as they grow older. As the saying goes, memories last a lifetime! Sarahs like to enjoy all the outdoors has to offer including fishing, hiking, and artifact hunting. Most recently, she’s fascinated with gem mining.
Sarah gives back to her community through Haircuts 4 Homeless and volunteering for her local school’s PTO Board.
Angie is a an proficient Bookkeeper and has always had a knack for organization and creating methods since she was young so a role in finance has come natural. Her educational journey includes a Bachelor of Accounting, Associate of Applied Science, Licensed Enrolled Agent by IRS, QBO Advanced ProAdvisor, QBO Payroll ProAdvisor, and QBO Desktop Advanced ProAdvisor.
Growing up, Angie wanted to be a librarian and is fond of reading when she’s not cross-stitching, playing games, or spending time with friends. Recently, Angie has become more open to trying new things that stimulates creativity like collecting works of art from her favorite painters, or online gaming with her family.
Angie has served on the board of our local child advocacy group for 1.5 years. Led local food co-op for 3 years, and has been a licensed foster parent for many years.
Senior Tax Accountant
Aaron Nemeth is an innovative and experienced Senior Tax Accountant with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Prior to his time at Jordan CPA, Aaron brings 8 years of Public Accounting experience in the field of Tax, and 4 years of experience in Governmental Auditing.
While he stays active by playing, golf, softball, and going to the gym, Aaron also likes to relax and watch movies like ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. He might have even once daydreamed about going back in time to the Enron scandal to be apart of the whistle blowers that uncovered it.
Aaron enjoys volunteering with VITA, the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program, where he supports hardworking, moderate-to low-income families with free tax preparation services.
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Taylor has her Associate of Applied Science degree in Marketing Management with Accounting. As a Quickbooks Certified Pro Advisor, she has over two years in bookkeeping experience. With 5+ years in customer service, Taylor is adept in opening lines of communication between clients, and businesses to get projects done.
Taylor is an avid book reader and enjoys expressing herself through crafting, and decompresses from a long day by gaming. She would never miss the opportunity to spend time with her family or to re-watch her all time favorite show, ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ Sometimes they occur simultaneously with a big bowl of popcorn!
Anne holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Public Accounting from McGill University, as well as an MBA from Concordia University, all in Montreal, Canada. Beyond formal education, she has many years of accounting experience in such diverse areas such as public accounting, non-profit, financial services and engineering.
In her spare time, Anne likes to hike, do Zumba and Pilates, read and cook. As a vegetarian who loves Indian food, if she was limited to one meal forever, it would be curry!
Anne has many years of volunteering under her belt, always in a financial capacity. She was treasurer of the PTA of two different schools, VP Finance of her children’s school, treasurer of the Friends of her local library and was treasurer of her place of worship, in two different locations.
Sue Payne is a highly-organized, detail-oriented Senior Bookkeeper. She has been taking initiative and prioritizing clients to meet deadlines with Jordan CPA for 2 years.
Sue enjoys spending time reading or following the Houston Astros major league baseball team. She also enjoys television series like Blue Bloods, and recently started watching New Amsterdam, or The Resident. If she could eat one meal for the rest of her life, it would be something with chicken because it can be fixed in so many ways.
Anna received her Bachelor of Science in Communications from Brigham Young University – Idaho in 2008 and learned how to be resourceful and imaginative through her employment experience that ranges from General Manager of a restaurant franchise, Resort Owner, and Director of Marketing Service. Her love for learning processes attracted her to the Accounting realm. Anna likes the idea of being able to follow formulas to find an answer.
Anna is an accomplished artist and enjoys painting, woodworking, and going to craft fairs in her limited spare time when she’s not adventuring with her two children. Her latest hobby is playing the ukulele and singing with her 5 year old.
Anna volunteers with her local church as a youth leader organizing monthly activities while participating in the local elementary school PTO.
Emotion is a junior at Joplin High School and takes several business-related classes at the Joplin Technical Center. The classes she is enrolled in are advanced marketing, accounting, and business occupational experience.
When she can, Emotion volunteers at the Joplin Humane Society and School Events.
Spending time with her family and pets one of Emotion’s greatest joys. She also, loves to dance and paint to explore and expand her creative skills.
Client Success Manager
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Masters in Education. As the front line of the company as our Client Success Manager, Andrea understands our customers and ensures they receive the tools and support they need to achieve their accounting goals while helping to build relationships with Accountants and Bookkeepers.
Some things Andrea finds important to decompress is fitness and art. Specifically, Andrea enjoys the benefits of yoga to ease stress and increase her physical strength. Like fitness, painting helps her lessen the tension of the day and express her creativity and a bit of her soul.
When she can, Andrea also finds time at schools for tutoring.
Brenden is an Administrator and Bookkeeping Assistant as a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor. With a Bachelor of Science in Geopraphy/Geographic Information Systems, Brenden brings an in-demand skill for analyzing spatial data which is a vital asset in interpreting all dimensions of accounting to help our clients make informed decisions.
On his own time, Brenden enjoys watching sports and referees for Webb City Soccer and helps with Special Olympics events. To really decompress from a busy week, he’s out riding his motorcycle, watching shows like Peaky Blinders or Breaking Bad, and enjoying some Spaghetti.
Kaitlin earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Accounting and has a strong foundation in the field. She uses her understanding in practical accounting techniques in her roll as a Bookkeeping Assistant as well as supporting our administrative team with critical thinking, problem solving, and research.
When Kaitlin isn’t in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family. If she could eat one thing for the rest of her life, it would be pizza because of the variety of options!
Kelton is a seasoned Bookkeeping Assistant and a help to anyone that asks and has his QuickBooks Online Certification. As a full time student at Missouri State University, Kelton is a Sophomore and working towards obtaining his Accounting degree.
When he’s not busy studying and working, Kelton enjoys going to movies and tv shows like ‘Scandal’, socializing with friends, and learning new ways accounting pieces effect on another in his free time.
Tara holds and Associates of Art in Accounting and Business Management. She comes to us as a Bookkeeping Assistant with an extensive background in the field. Tara’s experience includes, Bookkeeper for small businesses, a bank teller for Zions Bank, Fraud Prevention Manager at Tempe Schools Credit Union, Manager at Einstein Bagels, and a Household Manager of 20 years.
Tara enjoys swimming, quilting, and hiking. Tara finds the power of hiking to give her brain and body a much needed relief from the noise of the world. She couldn’t find more solitude, beauty, and peacefulness then when she’s rekindles that relationship with fresh air.
Lalo joins the team as an Office Administrator. With 12 years of nurturing positive relationships in customer relations, Lalo also brings 11 years of managerial experience as well. He is educated in the fields of Early Childhood Education and Business Management and brings a warm approach to an office setting. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Lalo enjoys singing, dancing, choreography, photography, and cooking. His range of skills is extended to his taste for entertainment, as he enjoys shows like Stranger Things, Parks and Recreation with The Perks of being a Wallflower being his favorite movie.
I was very pleased with the warm welcome I received. The staff were very helpful and kind. They were prompt to keep their word and were very responsive with email followup.
I recently worked with Andrew and his team and they were all excellent and extremely knowledgable. I will work with them again in the future.
ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS- take the step and contact Jordan CPA Services. In addition to providing tax and accounting services, Andrew's advisory CFO service has been essential to my decisions resulting in improved company operations. It is not just numbers-it is what those numbers mean and Andrew delivers the meaning in a clear, precise manner. He has assisted me in refinancing, in reviewing savings in the daily operation as well as exploring business ideas. I consider Andrew my most trusted advisor.
This team is great! They really care about improving the business quality of life of their clients. Peter was extremely helpful in helping me set up my accounting system and taking time to answer all of my questions about QuickBooks. From the big picture strategy to small implementation details, this group can help!
I assume I am a fairly complicated client for them (I'm living in NYC, have multiple businesses organized differently and in different statuses, and much more fairly confusing pieces), yet they are patient and diligent at all times. They send gentle reminders, are flexible with their schedules and are smart and efficient with all their responses and advice, whether it's over the phone or via email. When I first moved back to Joplin, I tried multiple accountants that had challenges dealing with my situation. But not Jordan! They just asked and asked and asked and over-communicated and hustled until they got it all figured out. I can't say THANKS enough!