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 is married to Scott and has five children, who she is most proud of, Austin and his wife Johanna, Greg, William and Travis.  Her four legged darlings are Nellie the Jack Russell that you will find in the office most days, Gracie the Terrier that now lives with Travis, Mako who keeps William company and Derby who is a rescued Greyhound that lives with Austin and Johanna.  And don't forget Flash the Cat!
Austin was Scott's son first, he, Johanna. and Derby live in Memphis., 

William is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Masters degree in Accounting and is an Eagle Scout.  He is a CPA with a Big 4 Accounting Firm.   Travis is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Physics.   He teaches at a private school in Nashville, TN and is also an Eagle Scout.  He is the proverbial gadet guru and his restoration of his grandfather's Corvette is an epic story.  He is an avid hiker and has a hike of the Pacific Coast Trail planned for 2021.

Gregg is a bonus son who lives in South Carolina and is a marketing genius.  He's a killer tennis player and  a great big brother.

 When not watching college football on the weekends, Diana might be found digging in the garden, traveling with her husband visiting a ballpark, trying a new recipe, skiing the slopes, or fishing in the Atlantic.  

Teresa N. Merritt, CPA

  Teresa is originally from York, SC.  She has lived in the Roswell area since 1996.  She earned an undergraduate degree from Winthrop University  and holds a Masters degree in Income Taxation from the University of South Carolina.  
She has been a CPA since 1996.

She and her husband have two amazingly talented children, Emily and Ross and a loveable dog, Luna.  Emily is loving college life and studying to be a nurse.  Ross is a Boy Scout working on his Eagle Scout Rank and a member of his high school Fencing Team. Teresa is an active member of Roswell Presbyterian Church.  

She enjoys chaperoning church youth group trips, a good rafting adventure, traveling to new places, outdoor concerts and you'll find her cheering on the Gamecocks whenever they play.  She can often be found volunteering her time to help those less fortunate in our community, especially homeless families through the local Family Promise program.


Our Staff

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

Andrea Silver, CPA
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 CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Information Systems Auditor. 

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.

Michelle Roberts
Michelle lives in Monroe and has two grown children and Chase who is a vivacious 11 year old.  She also has a very active dog, Daisy.  She is one of our Bookkeeper and has worked in corporate accounting for many years.  

She welcomed her first granddaughter, Layla this year!  
Michelle can be found catching a movie with her family or 
watching Chase cuddle up with his favorite niece, Layla.  He loves to spend time with her.  She is very involved with her church and spends time with her 
older kids when they are home.

Shannon Gragg
Shannon is a bookkeeper and is married to LaDon and lives in Lawrenceville.  She was previously employed by an accounting firm for 26 years and has experience in taxes, payroll and general accounting.  She is originally from Oklahoma, has four daughters ranging from age 16 through 24 and has 3 grandkids that she adores very much.
We can’t forget to say that she also has 2 dogs and 1 cat, which keep her very busy!  She enjoys spending time with her family as well as visiting family in Oklahoma and 
going to the beach or Disney!


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

Wendy is currently pursuing her accounting degree at Georgia State University and plans to attain her CPA certification upon completion.

Welman Osorio
Welman lives in Lilburn and is from Long Island, New York and later moved to Georgia. He has 3 siblings and is the second oldest.   He enjoys fishing, watching movies (mostly action), tv shows, traveling and spending time with family.
Spoiling his nephew and niece are fun times for the family.   Reading about the unknown, mystery, science, soccer and going to his personal gym are his hobbies!

Diem Tran
Diem lives in Lilburn and has 3 children ranging from ages 16 through 19.   She has two sons and a daughter.  She enjoys listening to romantic songs as well as 
watching romantic movies and cartoons.
Traveling to nice beaches and enjoying nice cuisines are her favorites!  Surely spending time with her kids and family are a must.   Diem has an extensive accounting background and enjoys working with numbers. 












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