“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Harold R. McAindon
Since 1998 Alison has been using this philosophy to inspire creative and proactive solutions that are tailored to our clients’ specific needs. An attentive and earnest listener, she takes the time to really understand what is at the core of our clients’ issues.
With Alison, client service is a true priority. She often makes herself available outside of generally accepted business hours in order to accommodate the people that depend on her. She understands that the hours that work for once business may not work for another and strives to assure that their service experience is not compromised because of it.
Graduating from University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Alison has been working in this area since 1998. She is the recipient of such distinctions as the BPW Young Careerist Award and the NAWBO Bridge Builder Award. She was named as Best Accountant in Sussex County from 2014 to 2020, and Best Charity Volunteer in 2016 by Coastal Style Magazine. In addition, she serves on the Board of Ambassadors and the Finance Committee for the Beebe Medical Foundation; the Finance Committee for Beebe Healthcare; the Accounting and MIS Advisory Board for Lerner School of Business at the University of Delaware; and the Audit Committee of Children & Families First of Delaware, and is a member of the Southern Delaware Advisory Board for WSFS Bank. Alison served on the Delaware State Board of Accountancy from2015-2021 and was the Board President for two of those years. She is also active in many local organizations, previously serving in Executive Committee positions with the Delaware Society of CPAs, and served three years as Delaware’s designated member of the AICPA National Council. Alison also served three years as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Chair of the NASBA Diversity Committee
- Entrepreneurial Services
- Not-for-Profit Entities
- Employee Benefit Plan Audits
- Tax Compliance and Consulting
- Financial Statement Audits
A strong work/life balance is very important to Alison. She treasures her time boating, beaching, cooking and traveling with her husband and their children, family and friends. Ever energetic, there’s not much that can slow her down. A big fan of fitness, you can usually find her in the gym before and after work or out on one of the beautiful trails or boardwalks in the resort area!