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Michele Mallen

Founder, Owner and Principal

Michele Mallen has more than 25 years of experience consulting with clients on financial, accounting, tax, bookkeeping, payroll, budgets, forecasting and cash flow projections. She specializes in small business accounting and bookkeeping from receipts to Financial Statements, Personal and Corporate Income Tax, Payroll Administration and Government Filings. Michele makes it her business to understand your business, making sure her clients get the best advice. She has represented a wide variety of industries including retail, wholesale, sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, law firms, medical offices, non-profit organizations and the film industry. Michele is known for her top-notch business insight into a host of business operations and has been recognized for keeping her clients organized, ahead of the game and in-the-know. She treats small business like they are big business. Accuracy and professionalism are the hallmarks of her career. Giving back to the community, Michele served 5 volunteer years as Treasurer for the Sunlife UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival and is presently in her 16th year of fundraising for the Children’s Wish Foundation.


Susan Leiska

Bookkeeping Specialist, Administrative Assistant

Susan Leiska has more than 22 years of experience in bookkeeping and administration. Her working experience has been primarily with manufacturing and service industries, with both large and small companies. Susan excels at being efficient and reliable. She is working towards her Certified Bookkeeping designation. Susan enjoys creative pursuits and working with her hands. She works with her community through her child’s school and activities.