Our principals

Diana A. Crawford, CPA

Diana is a long-time resident of Lilburn, and a graduate of
Georgia State University. She has been a CPA since 1991. 

Diana is a QuickBooks expert, writing articles on the use and tricks around QuickBooks and teaching clients and in classrooms.

Diana is a member of PowerCore, a referral organization in Atlanta.  She coaches, serves as an Orientation Panelist and has held leadership positions on her team. 

Diana has two children, who she is most proud of, William and Travis, Gracie the Terrier and two cats.  William is a graduate of the Univesity of Georgia with a degree in Accounting and is an Eagle Scout.  He is currently working on his Master's degree and sitting for the CPA exam.   Travis is attending Georgia Tech, majoring in Physics., and is also an Eagle Scout.  He is the proverbial gadet guru and his restoration of his grandfather's Corvette is an epic story. 

When not watching college football on the weekends, Diana might be found digging in the garden, whittling Christmas decorations, brewing a keg of homemade beer, trying a new recipe, skiing the slopes, or fishing in the Atlantic. 

Teresa N. Merritt, CPA

Teresa resides in Roswell.  Her undergraduate degree is from Winthrop and she holds a Masters degree from the University of South Carolina.
She has been a CPA since 1996.

She and her husband, Rick, have two amazingly talented children, Emily and Ross and a loveable dog, Luna.  Emily is a volleyball player in high school and Ross is a Boy Scout and train enthusiast.  Teresa is an active member of Roswell Presbyterian Church.  She loves a good rafting adventure, outdoor concerts and you'll find her cheering on the Gamecocks whenever they play. 

Our Staff

Steve Erickson
Steve lives in Decatur.  Steve has been a CPA since 1990. 
He is married to Susan and has two grown children.
He is never far from his kayak and is happiest when he is outdoors.

Andrea Silver
Andrea lives in Suwanee with her husband, Doug and her children: Caroline,  Landon and Max, a golden retriever who greets visitors with stuffed dinosaur toys.
Andrea is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Information Systems Auditor,
and recently passed the final section of the CPA exam.

Caroline is a budding photographer and Landon loves Legos.
  Andrea is on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Family Advisory Council, and  volunteers with the Turner Syndrome Society.  She loves the fast pace of family vacations to Walt Disney World or a quiet corner with a good book.

Melinda (Mendy) Alcorn
Mendy lives in Lilburn with her husabnd, Darren and her son Ben. 
She is a Bookkeeper and is our Payroll and Sales Tax Specialist.

Mendy comes from a large family so she is great at diplomacy, conflict management and cooking for an army.  Her son, Ben is eleven and loves Minecraft and Boy Scouts.  She and her husband are avid movie enthusiasts.

Wendy Miller
Wendy lives in Atlanta and grew up in Myrtle Beach.  She is a Bookkeeper and has worked as a Payroll Specialist for several private companies. 

Wendy is currently pursuing her accounting degree at Georgia State University (one semester to go!) and plans to attain her CPA certification upon completion. 
She loves gardening and traveling to far away destinations (Greece was her favorite.)

Michelle Roberts
Michelle lives in Lilburn and has two grown children and Chase who is a vivacious 6 year old.  She is a Bookkeeper and has worked in corproate accounting for many years. 

Michelle can be found catching a movie with her family or
watching Chase at Tai-kwon-do.  She is very involved with her church and spends time with her older kids when they are home from college.

William Crawford
William currently attends the University of Georgia to attain his Mastes of Taxation. He is sitting for the CPA exam currently and works at the firm as a tax preparer and Bookkeeper.  He (and his Mom) are excited he is following in the family footsteps.

William loves his dog Mako and his girlfriend Courtney, not particularly in that order.  He'll often be in a pickup game of soccer and is known to ride horses on a lazy afternoon.  A die hard Georgia fan (obviously) and loves an adventure.


Duby Osorio
Duby lives in Lilburn and is from El Salvador.  She speaks fluent Spanish as well as English.  She has worked in the customer service field for many years and looks forward to greeting you when you call.  She is the foundation of our support staff.

Duby is married and has two vibrant and adorable children, Calvin and Cailyn. 
She enjoys trips back to El Salvador and visiting relatives in New York.


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