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Christy Figlio

Client Services Account Agent who works with our small business clients supporting their bookkeeping, payroll and financial needs.  Christy works with our clients in a staff support role to ensure their accounting needs are met. Christy is a graduate of the University of Alabama with almost a decade of accounting experience. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Christy lives in Ashland City with her husband Tommy and 3 dogs.  When she’s not at work, you can find Christy at the golf course driving the green or spoiling her dogs with surprise trips to Chick-fil-a. Her passions include cooking, painting, helping others solve problems, and volunteering in her community.
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Melinda Kemp Ruffin

Client Services Account Agent who works with our nonprofit and wealth management clients supporting their bookkeeping, payroll and financial needs. Melinda works directly with our nonprofit and wealth management clients to handle their day-to-day financial needs. A graduate of Lipscomb University, Melinda has over 20 years experience in accounting and payroll preparation. When she’s not at the office, Melinda enjoys cooking, reading and traveling with her husband Scott and their three boys, ages 14, 21 and 22. An avid sports fan, her favorites include the Nashville Predators hockey, Tennessee Titans football and Vanderbilt baseball. She is an active member of her church and is passionate about volunteerism in her community.

Our focus is our clients and our community

​Our team is dedicated to providing accounting and tax solutions to our clients. We take the time to research your situation and provide options
for you and your business. We're proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us for support and advice.
We are determined to work hard to earn client loyalty each and every day. We are here to help you.

We pride ourselves in maintaining that small-town feel customer service by treating each individual and business with care and consideration.

While our strength is in numbers, we don't treat our clients like a number.  We’ve hand-picked a high-quality team of professionals qualified to successfully

resolve any matter. If you have a financial tax, or an accounting problem, we will find a solution.

Valerie Kemp

Owner & CPA with a passion for helping people, businesses and the community one at a time. With twenty-five years experience in the industry, Valerie ensures that businesses and individuals have a trusted CPA that provides valuable solutions when they need it the most. Valerie graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in Certified Public Accountancy. She is an active member of her community volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and various other organizations. Outside the office, she enjoys yoga, trying new restaurants and spending time with her nieces and nephews.


Jodie Bryan

Payroll specialist who assists small businesses with their payroll preparation and reporting needs. Outside of the office, Jodie is a certified professional life coach and holds a bachelor’s degree in general psychology and education.  Jodie has been an active member of several charity organizations and currently serves on the committee of Mission 37, an organization that provides organizational management and personal enrichment for those in leadership roles.  Jodie and her husband David also conduct marriage and family enrichment seminars for several nonprofit organizations across the country.  She is an active member of her local church in Nashville.  Jodie lives with her husband and 2 boys, ages 9 and 12, on a hobby farm in middle Tennessee.


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