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A bookkeeping team committed to your success

 

Providing clients with a unique team-based approach to bookkeeping and accounting services.

Together our team brings decades of experience and expertise, managing the day-to-day bookkeeping processes, finances, and technology stack with a focus on sustainability and a long-term win/win relationship. This is the System Six-way, and a process and culture we’ve developed over a decade.  Our foundation is built upon each team member valuing accuracy, integrity, expertise, and a willingness to serve. We truly believe that our clients’ success is our success. On our Monday morning team huddles, you’ll hear us often discussing the similarities that a well-run business shares with a championship sports team.  We’re consistently coaching, learning, and growing together, aiming to deliver our best work to both our clients and our teammates, every day.

Meet Our Team

Chris Williams

CEO
Chris joined System Six from a career in finance, where he served as an advisor to and investor in medium-large sized businesses. He’s worked for several fast growing companies, holds a business degree from Stanford, and is a great advisory resource for our clients.
Chris loves being with family, going for runs and working on his golf game.

Kelly Schwaninger

Team Lead and Managing Director
Kelly has been part of System Six since the company started in 2008. She lives in and works from Chicago and utilizes the flexibility of working remotely from home to spend time with her three children and she loves “bringing order to chaos.”

Lia White

Team Lead and Director
Lia joined System Six in 2012 following a career in public accounting in Phoenix and San Francisco.  Lia loves the exciting challenge of serving clients with expert accounting knowledge and high-tech cloud-based apps.  Lia lives in the Pacific Northwest after many years living in the AZ desert, and she loves to get outdoors as often as possible!

Brooks Wheatley

Team Lead and Director
After four years in not-for-profit accounting, Brooks arrived at System Six in early 2015. He helps clients streamline their processes and move to the cloud, and leads System Six’s business operations. He loves spending time with his wife and daughter.

Julie Ghetti, CPA

Bookkeeper
Recently retired after 25 years of serving as Finance Director/Deputy Town Manager in Fountain Hills, AZ. Julie earned her Masters of Public Administration from Arizona State University and was admitted to the Arizona State Board of Accountancy as a CPA(retired.) She is a current member of the Arizona Society of CPA’s, and brings a strong focus on providing the highest level of customer service to her clients.

Isaac Richter

Data Scientist and Cloud Applications Expert
Brilliant and funny, Isaac often leaves our team and clients amazed at what is actually possible with data. In the world of cloud accounting, Isaac is a master-craftsman, accessing QuickBooks data, and connecting it in relevant ways that make businesses easier to run and more profitable.  Isaac lives in Seattle with his wife and daughter, and has amazing origami and orchid growing skills as well.

Jaime Daniels, CPA

Sr. Bookkeeper and Team Lead
Jaime is an active CPA and MBA, earning her degrees from Bryan University and Babson College. She has worked for both for-profit and non-profit organizations in various industries, including high-tech, education, health/fitness, healthcare, and senior care. Having moved from the northeast, she enjoys living in the Florida sunshine with her family.

Corinne Gates, CPA

Client Lead
Corinne has worked in both public and private accounting for over a decade and has an active CPA license. Originally from Indiana, she earned her B.A. degree from Grace College in Winona Lake. Now a resident of southwest Michigan, Corinne enjoys spending her time exploring the natural beauty of the region and can usually be found with her family paddling down the river in a kayak.

Cindy Robison

Client Lead
Cindy joined System Six in 2019 and has worked as a Sr. Financial Analyst for over fifteen years. Having studied Business ethics at Baylor University, and subsequently graduated from Arizona State University with honors, Cindy has applied strategic financial analytics to a wide variety of small businesses, investment firms and environmentally driven  projects. She enjoys devoting her spare time to assisting military related non-profit organizations, backwoods hiking with her dogs, and working in her garden.

Paula Tisdell

Sr. Bookkeeper and Client Lead
Paula has worked in the accounting field for more than seventeen years and earned her Accounting Degree in 2007. She loves providing top notch service to clients from her home office in South Carolina. She also loves spending quality family time with her husband and three children who are all avid runners and love the outdoors.

Bookkeeper

Katie Nixon

Client Lead
Katie is her name and crunching numbers is her game. For over 9 years Katie has been providing top-notch accounting and bookkeeping services to small business owners. She builds long-lasting, trusting relationships with clients and loves to deliver peace of mind. When not working, you can find Katie in her craft room sewing up a new wardrobe, hiking with her amazing boyfriend and adorable dog, or getting her hands dirty out in her yard.

Tammela Reichel

Sr. Bookkeeper
Tammela supports System Six clients with bookkeeping, payroll, bill pay, and state and city taxes. Tammela is from the Midwest, and her bookkeeping skills are equally matched with her wit and dry sense of humor. She lives in Redmond, WA with her husband, Jim. When Tammela isn’t keeping books, she can be found out in her garden or off hiking in the great Pacific Northwest.

Tim White

Sr. Bookkeeper 
Tim has been with System Six since June of 2012 and is a graduate of Westmont College. He supports several senior team members on our most complex clients, is our resident Bill.com and Expensify expert, as well as a Certified QuickBooks Pro Adviser. Tim loves southern California sunshine and enjoys sports, scripture, and learning advanced Excel functions like Power Query.

Jasmine Sanders

Client Lead
Jasmine has worked in the accounting & finance industry since 2013, gaining experience with clients across a variety of non-profit and for-profit sectors. She earned her B.B.A. in Finance from Howard University. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Jasmine is now a resident of Oahu, HI where she spends her free time hiking, cooking, and occasionally surfing as well as spending time with her husband and Boston Terrier, Hurricane. 

Lauren LaFontaine Polyakov

Bookkeeper
Lauren has been with System Six since 2017. She graduated from Central Washington University with a degree in Business Administration. She provides bookkeeping and marketing support to System Six. She lives in Puyallup, WA with her husband and two children. Lauren enjoys family vacations, hiking and is a huge Seattle Seahawks fan.

Carole Stusinski

Sr. Bookkeeper and Client Lead
Carole joined System Six in 2011. She has worked in the bookkeeping field for thirty plus years and enjoys supporting her fellow System Six team members. She works remotely from her rural home in Winthrop, WA where she lives with her husband, dog, cat, and two horses. She enjoys spending time with her grown daughters and four grandchildren.

Rebekah Hesser

Bookkeeper
From beautiful Tennessee, Rebekah has been an advocate for small business since she could reach the desks of her father’s business.  She holds a joint Finance and Accounting degree. She’s passionate about demystifying the accounting process and helping businesses focus on what they do best. She loves to support friends, family, and everyone she meets with achieving their dreams. 

Ashley Lane

Sr. Bookkeeper
Ashley grew up on the West Coast (Seattle, LA, San Diego) and married a Naval Flight Officer who brought her to Norfolk, Virginia in 2008. She has a Masters in Accounting from the Univ. of Southern California (Fight On!) and enjoys keeping up with her husband, two young kids and their dog (Fluffy – a german shepherd mix)

Giana Crawford

Sr. Bookkeeper
Giana has worked in the accounting field since 2005 servicing the needs of small businesses in a variety of industries. She takes pride in developing special relationships with each client. She lives in Florida, with her family, and enjoys spending time at the beach and attending her children’s little league games.

Kristi Triplett

Sr. Bookkeeper

Kristi has 13 years of accounting experience. Her experience includes establishing accounting systems for new and existing businesses and her passion is producing and analyzing accurate financials statements to provide valuable information to the business owner. She live in Mississippi with her two children and husband. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys teaching fitness classes at her local YMCA. 

Jeremy Allen

Founder Emeritus
Entrepreneur, business owner, husband, and father of three beautiful girls, Jeremy founded System Six in 2008. He believes that “Our Clients’ Success is Our Success” and serves on the board of the Seattle Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He loves spending time with family, and runs outside often.

Irina Bui

Irina likes order and balance, so naturally chose accounting as her career choice. She has worked in several different industries and earned a degree in accounting in 2003 while living in Dallas, TX, obtaining a CPA license a few years later. Currently she resides in Southern California with her husband, 3 energetic kids, and one lazy dog. During her free time you will find her attending church, hiking with her family, cheering loudly at her kids’ basketball and volleyball games, and trying out new restaurants.

 
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