Cynthia L. Canepa, Owner
Cynthia L. Canepa, BBA, EA, LTC, is owner and manager of A-Z Business Services, which provides in-depth Administrative and Financial Assistance either in person or through a web-based virtual office, to guide your business to financial safety. She is a Master Trainer, an Advanced Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor; and has several years experience and education in QuickBooks Point of Sale software and installation. Cynde has over 25 years of experience in full-charge bookkeeping and office administration. She has worked as a Junior Accountant and CPA Exam Candidate under a CPA performing all phases of public accounting, including audits, as well as holding responsibility as Vice President and Controller for different large corporations.
Cynde is committed to excellence in her work and customer service. Some of the results she’s achieved for clients include helping clients understand their financial reports, troubleshooting and working with a software developer correcting a W-2 program error, and negotiating and collecting medical billing contract fees. She maintains numerous certifications to stay up-to-date on accounting software and tax licensing, and these include:
- Enrolled Agent, Enrollment to Practice before the IRS
- Licensed Tax Consultant (State of Oregon)
- Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
- Certified QuickBooks Point of Sale ProAdvisor
- Certified QuickBooks Enterprise ProAdvisor
- Certified QuickBooks On-Line ProAdvisor
- Certified Master Trainer
- Virtual Training Skills Certified Instructor
- Certified Profit Advisor
- Certified Money Breakthrough Method®
- Certified Sacred Money Archetypes® Coach
- Certified Money, Marketing and Soul® Business Coach.
- Certified Oola Life Coach®
Cynde has a special place in her heart for child care organizations, and takes care of many family child care business clients; she has ten years of past experience as a registered family child care provider in the State of Oregon. She is a Step 10 and Master Trainer, registered with the Oregon Registry – Child Care, so her students are able to earn continuing education for child care program management. She plans, constructs and teaches Business Plan workshops, Marketing, and Recordkeeping and Tax trainings for various Early Childhood Resource and Referral agencies, Associations, and to Teachers and Directors. Her deep knowledge of the special accounting and administrative needs of this type of business makes her an ideal fit with her child care clients.
Cynde has been teaching QuickBooks, financial, and payroll classes for the SBDC (Small Business Development Center) and for child care resource and referral networks and other organizations in the State of Oregon. Cynde is a member of several organizations:
- American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers
- National Association of Tax Professionals
- Oregon Society of Tax Consultants
- Josephine County Chamber of Commerce
- National Association Family Child Care
- Association for Talent Development
- Daughters of the American Revolution
Cynde earned a BS in Business Administration from Southern Oregon University and an AAS in Business and Early Childhood Education from Rogue Community College. She is trained as a Nurse Aide and Community Health Worker. When she is not working, she enjoys gardening, and her furbabies.
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About Fran McCully
Fran McCully performs consulting for QuickBooks® and Business. She offers Training in QuickBooks, bookkeeping, administrative tasks, Bill Paying, CFO Services, and HR support to owners of small businesses, including solopreneurs. Fran’s passion lies in helping clients improve their financial reporting, cash flow, and profitability.
She has additional expertise in Profit Mastery where clients will create a foundation for change, She will change your financial position in getting your arms around the numbers, She will instruct you in your cash flow and how to prevent your cash going south when your sales head north, and her expertise lies in managing your new growth.
She conducts Trainings in Branding business, Niche Breakthrough, Signature Systems, Building Profit Pyramid, Creating Packages and How to Charge what you are worth. She is also the author of an article called, Magical Money Transformations.
Fran values continuing education and earned the Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor designation as well as the Certified QuickBooks Point of Sale ProAdvisor. She is a member of the International Virtual Assistant Association (IVAA), Inland Northwest Virtual Assistant Association (INVAA),and The Virtual Business Group. She also served as Vice President of the Palouse Networking Association (PNA) for 4 years. Currently she is the Secretary of the Palouse Back country Horseman.
Prior to starting her own business in 2004, Fran worked as an Administrative Assistant at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and was Executive Assistant at Washington State University for over 20 years. She previously owned a small business partnering with her husband in Wild land firefighting where they contracted with the Forest Service fighting wildland fires.
Fran holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Idaho and is a graduate of the Virtual Assistant Training Program (VATP), a comprehensive program in how to produce virtual work for clients using the latest technology and expertise. When she is not working she enjoys gardening, caring for her horses, spending time with her husband and family, and working on home improvement projects.
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