Our Team

Kathy McClain

Founder, CEO, Bookkeeper

Kathy has over ten (10) years experience with office management and bookkeeping experience. She also worked as a CPA assistant for almost two (2) years. Her goal with her own business is to help small businesses get set up, organized, and focus for future growth.

k.mcclain@mcclainbooks.com

(940) 886-7092

Paul McClain

Assistant CEO, Manager

As the owner of a separate business, Paul has shown himself to be an outstanding team leader and team member.  Rather than thinking of himself as “The Boss,” Paul has always considered himself as a co-worker amongst employees.  Although new to the field of Accounting, Paul brings a wonderful skillset which includes common sense and hard work.  As he joins his wife, Kathy, he will be helping McClain Bookkeeping Firm, LLC to grow into a partnership which will help clients and bookkeepers alike.

Elizabeth McClain

Susann Graham, CPA

Client Manager

As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of accounting experience, Susann is an asset to any business.  Her broad range of experience covers working with large and small businesses in a variety of industries.  Her goals go beyond helping clients with bookkeeping to helping them to understand their financial reports and to managing their cash flow.

Elizabeth McClain

Elizabeth McClain

Office Assistant

With over 3 years of Customer Service experience.  Elizabeth is a talented and valuable office assistant that has shown herself fully capable of utilizing Quickbooks Online and handling payroll, bank deposits, invoicing, and business inventory.  With a skill set that includes being detail-oriented, she loves a good challenge and puts forth the effort to resolve client issues and assist clients first and foremost.

Corry Jankowski

Virtual CFO | Bookkeeping Professional

After 20 years of working on site as a bookkeeper, Corry decided that her accumulated skills would be more beneficial if used by a scalable business that didn’t require a staffed accounting department but still have a need for bookkeeping and CFO services.  She has worked with nearly every industry including Intuit, and she holds certifications as a QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor and QuickBooks Payroll Specialist.  Her goal is to help business owners to unravel their finances which can get complicated, and to help them to find the peace to accomplish their business goals which they are passionate about.

Patrice Clay

Tax Professional

With humble beginnings in the world of customer service and currently a seasoned tax professional and life insurance agent with an extensive background covering over 20 years of experience in business and entrepreneurship, Patrice has been an asset to many businesses.  She has assisted many with tax solutions, business formations and financial strategies.  As someone who knows and exceeds the expectations of customer service, her goal is to create long term relationships built on quality results and trust.

Lalan Pulati

CFO Professional

With over 5 years of industry experience, Lalan possesses a clear path that assists business owners to grow a profitable business.  She helps business owners to understand their financials from a managerial perspective by analyzing financial statements from different metrics, targeting drivers for revenue, profit and cash flow.  Lalan is skilled at interpreting and suggesting corrective action plans so business owners know their financials firsthand and how to improve them.  Her goal is to supply businesses with the right financial data so that they in turn can make the right decision based upon the correct financial data which helps with a better profit and cash flow.

Wilma Shepherd Owens

Graphic Designer Professional | Social Media Manager

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Information, Wilma is a talented freehand artist with over 36 years of experience.  She is knowledgeable in using different tools such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Typography and others as well.  Wilma has drawn 3 portraits for Hollywood Actor/Model Rick Mora at his request, Musician Hozier and also several portraits for the legendary British rock band Def Leppard which they posted on their Def Leppard Friday.

Amanda Troutman

Bookkeeping Professional

With a Master’s Degree in Accounting and over 8 years of experience, Amanda has worked in a series of project-related positions.  Through her diverse on the job experience she has handled a plethora of projects varying from working with nonprofits and handling government accounting, software conversions, policy creation and full-cycle accounting with an emphasis on accounts payable.  As a tech savvy problem solver, she has developed a well-rounded working education that contributes greatly towards our team.

Elizabeth McClain

Cherisa Chapa

Accredited Small Business Consultant® | Process Consultant

With over 28 years of experience in Business, Marketing, and Information Technology, Cherisa is an experienced Process Consultant. She assists small to medium businesses in the implementation of business processes, such as accounting, marketing, sales, human resources, compliance, and operational excellence in their organizations. She also provides guidance and expertise in training employees in these processes and selecting technology solutions to meet the needs of her clients. She also offers expertise with process improvement (people, process, technology), process documentation, content and media creation, instructional training design, website design and development, and digital solutions, plus providing individualized and team coaching services. She is an Accredited Small Business Consultant® (STEM Approach), a Certified Trainual Consultant, and is a member of the American Marketing Association, among others. 

Elizabeth McClain

Latricia Jones

Staff Accountant | Bookkeeper Professional

With over 15 years of experience in Accounting/Bookkeeping and Insurance Latricia has endeavored to continuously build her skillset through on the job training, attending seminars and taking continuing education courses.  With an Associate Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor Degree in Finance with a double major in Insurance, she is also the owner of an insurance agency.  Latricia is an asset to any company and has built her professional career working as a business accountant for major Fortune 500 Companies, Government Agencies, Non-Profits, and small businesses.  Providing a one stop shop for clients has always been a goal but making sure that clientele receive customer service which goes above and beyond and that all recommendations are thoroughly researched and in the best interest of the client are the utmost important factors for her.   

Shanon Stanbury, MBA, EA

Tax Resolution Professional

With over 20 years of experience in Accounting and a MBA with a focus in Accounting, Shanon brings a wealth of knowledge to McClain Bookkeeping.  She is an Enrolled Agent through the IRS which is their highest credential and ensures that she can represent any taxpayer before the IRS for any tax related matter!  As a business owner herself, she has become a go-to resource for multiple accounting matters including: general accounting, payroll, business management & operations and tax problems. 

Business Hours

M-F: 10:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address

PO Box 7202
Amarillo TX  79114-7202

Phone

(940) 886-7092

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