Richard started Byerly & Associates as a part-time business in 2009 and took it full-time in 2011. He received his BA of Accounting from University of Texas at Arlington in 1982 and his CPA in 1990. He has 27 years of experience in healthcare finance, an additional 5 years in cost accounting in the manufacturing industry and has been doing tax preparation since 1988. At Byerly & Associates, he prepares client's tax returns and assists clients with tax planning. In his free time he enjoys golfing and attending sporting events.
Karla graduated from Auburn University in 1993 with a degree in Accounting and has been working as an accountant ever since. She has worked with several different accounting software programs and payroll systems over the years. She joined our team in 2011 and is committed to serving our clients according to their individual needs. Karla also enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, gardening, hiking, and playing clarinet in her church orchestra.
Katrina joined us in October 2015 as an accounting and IT specialist. Her background is in geophysics but she has proven herself to be very capable in meeting our IT needs, along with handling the accounting for our chiropractor clients. In July 2018, she received her Enrolled Agent (EA) designation (an EA is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS for audits, collections, and appeals). When she's not working she likes hiking, camping, and having fun with her little girl.
Brittany was born in Bethesda, MD and grew up a military brat living all over the country. She came to Auburn in 2008 to attend Auburn University and graduated with an English degree. To advance her career she went back to school to pursue an education in accounting at Troy University; and earned her bachelor's degree in Managerial Accounting. She joined our team in 2017 as a staff accountant and specializes in managing the accounts of our chiropractic clients. She occasionally serves as the office editor. In her spare time, she enjoys time outside with her husband and daughter (she also likes spending time with them inside), reading/writing and making people laugh.
Cinda started with Byerly in 2019 as a staff accountant. She got her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Auburn University in December of 2018, and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham online. Her plan is to obtain her CPA certification by the end of 2020. Cinda is married to her wonderful husband, Cody, and they have two small children, Luke and Ellie. Outside of the office, Cinda enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially when it’s a trip to go snowboarding.
Tracy works part time as the onboarding specialist. She received her BS in Accounting in 1993 from Auburn University. Tracy worked for a local doctor’s office as a bookkeeper for 7 years and after that was a stay at home mom for 12 years. She joined the Byerly team in February of 2017. Tracy is married to John and has two children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with family.
Holly joined us in May of 2018 as a bookkeeper. She received her BS of Accounting from Auburn University in 1997. Holly began her career working for Colonial Broadcasting and later Franklin Templeton. After a brief career change as a high school mathematics teacher, she returned to the accounting field for a construction company for the past 7 years before joining Byerly & Associates. Holly is married to Scott and has 2 children, Maddox and Macoy.
Stacie joined us in May of 2018 as a bookkeeper. She received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Auburn University. She taught 5th grade English before her children were born and then stayed home with them until opening and operating her own business for 11 years in Downtown Opelika. Stacie is married to Lonnie and has two children in college. She enjoys traveling as often as possible, hiking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Joined our team in December 2019. She graduated from LaGrange College in August 2019 with a B.S. in Accountancy. She was a varsity tennis player at LaGrange and achieved Rookie of the Year and All-Conference in the USA South Conference. She will join the MAcc Program at Auburn University in Fall 2020. Jenna loves spending time with friends and family and playing all types of board games and card games. She and her husband love traveling, hiking, and seeking out amazing restaurants!
April joined the team in March 2020. After thirteen years in the legal field, she decided it was time to expand her career path. April enjoys spending her free time doing projects around her house, having movie/TV marathons with her daughter Kennedy, going to the beach and visiting family and friends in her hometown of Coker, AL.