Meet Chizoba, a dynamic accountant who chose to follow her passion for finance over her father's profession as a pharmacist. She knew that accounting was the perfect fit for her, as it allowed her to turn complex transactions into a clear, concise story that her clients could understand. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Chizoba has developed a reputation as a skilled professional with a keen eye for detail. Her expertise in financial analysis and reporting has helped her clients make informed decisions that have led to increased success. Chizoba holds both a BS degree in Accounting and an MBA, making her a valuable asset to any team.
Meet Korbyn, a critical player at Ignite Spot since 2015 with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Weber State University and an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies from Salt Lake Community College. Korbyn chose the accounting field because it is consistent and concrete compared to the arbitrary nature of law. Korbyn has attained several well-deserved promotions throughout his career with Ignite Spot, with his most recent upgrade being from Controller to Director of Accounting.
Daniela's passion for working with numbers and how they can speak to a business led her to choose accounting. She finds great satisfaction in helping others and her family manage finances. Daniela was drawn to Ignite Spot's goals and objectives and was excited to join a team where she can work with a diverse set of clients and continue to learn. She was impressed by the staff's dedication to their work and the level of care they show to ensure their clients' finances are in the best hands. Daniela has been working in the accounting industry since 2017 and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
Bella Vista, AR
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University. Thomas developed a keen interest in accounting while working for small businesses where he witnessed firsthand the vital role financial expertise plays in enhancing the financial well-being of an organization. He chose Ignite Spot because of our technology-embracement and forward-thinking processes.
Jenn's love for accounting blossomed back when she first began reconciling checkbooks in high school. In the year 2000, she began bookkeeping and the problem-solving component was immediately her forte. In 2005, a Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning was added to the mix to bridge the gap between numbers and business owners’ personal success stories. To this day, her passion for helping business owners understand their finances and improve their systems only continues to grow. Jenn chose Ignite Spot because of its relationship-based approach to accounting, the culture, and the community the team creates.
Emily's passion for accounting and ability to solve financial puzzles in client data has led to her recent promotion from Accountant to Controller at Ignite Spot. She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and has been in the field of general public accounting for almost a decade. She chose Ignite Spot because of our approach to caring for clients. Additionally, Emily is known for her great communication skills and friendly demeanor.
Boca Raton, FL
Elaina has a true passion for accounting and loves the opportunity to work with a diverse range of businesses. As a member of the Ignite Spot team, she has the unique chance to connect with individuals and companies from all over the country, something that you don’t get with a local firm. Elaina earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida and has been excelling in the field since the year 2000. Her extensive experience and skill set allow her to provide top-notch service to all of her clients.
Meet Guy, a seasoned accountant who effortlessly connects with clients in a professional and timely manner. Guy has honed his ability to simplify complex financial information through thoughtful discussion and creative problem-solving. With close to two decades of experience in the accounting industry, he has spent over half of his career specializing in fractional Accountant and Controller services. Guy's expertise and deep understanding of the industry have made him an invaluable asset to his clients.
Meet Kathy, an experienced Bookkeeper who has been a driving force in the industry since 1998. As the owner of her own successful bookkeeping business, Kathy worked with clients from a variety of industries. Drawn to Ignite Spot, Kathy was eager to join a team that shares her commitment to building long-lasting partnerships. Her expertise and enthusiasm make her an invaluable asset to the Ignite Spot family.
Oklahoma City, OK
Deena's passion for accounting was ignited in grade school when her favorite evenings were spent maneuvering the 10-key at her mother's office. With an impressive accounting background spanning over two decades, she is not only an expert in accounting but also cultivates true fulfillment in helping business owners read and understand their financial statements.
Yosselin's childhood love for numbers and money led her to pursue a career in accounting, following in the footsteps of her two successful brothers. Yosselin earned her accounting degree from the University of Phoenix followed by a decade of experience in accounting before choosing Ignite Spot from a list of companies seeking her expertise. Lucky us!
Marisa's love for accounting started when she took her first accounting class in high school and realized how much she enjoyed it when the numbers added up perfectly. She then went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Weber State University. Marissa chose Ignite Spot because she has found that a structured schedule allows you to obtain a healthy work/family balance. She enjoys helping business owners so that they can do the same.
Sara joined Ignite Spot with a passion for diving into complex accounting challenges and helping clients succeed. She brings a wealth of experience in keeping financial records accurate and up-to-date. Sara's favorite part of the job is digging into the details of clients' financial reports to better understand their business needs. She holds an Associate’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University and is currently completing her Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana State University. With her dedication to staying up-to-date on best practices, Sara has been making significant contributions to the industry since 2017.
Tammy has always had a passion for working with numbers, which led her to pursue a career in accounting. With over 15 years of experience, she has become a highly skilled accountant who takes great pride in her work. Tammy was drawn to Ignite Spot due to its outstanding team of professionals, stable job market, and the opportunity to do work she genuinely enjoys. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Minor in Advertising, which has given her a well-rounded perspective on financial matters. Tammy's expertise and dedication make her an invaluable member of our team.
Manitou Springs, CO
Christie understands the critical role accountants play in any business, and that's what drew her to pursue a career in accounting. She joined Ignite Spot because of the warm and welcoming people, as well as the company's commitment to providing ample opportunities for growth and learning. With Ignite Spot's diverse range of clients from various industries across the country, Christie is consistently expanding her knowledge and expertise in the field.
Meet Tasheena, an accomplished bookkeeper who discovered her passion for finance in high school and pursued it with unwavering dedication. Encouraged by her teacher's recommendation, she went on to earn an Associate's Degree from LDS Business College and has since gained over six years of valuable bookkeeping experience. Tasheena's talent and expertise have earned her recognition as a sought-after professional in the field. Her meticulous approach to accounting makes her a valuable asset to any organization.
Meet Nikki, our Internal Accountant at Ignite Spot (AKA the one we are lucky enough to keep for ourselves). Her love for spreadsheets at a young age paved the way to payroll, bookkeeping, and other accounting positions. Quickly rising from an Accounting Clerk, to a Manager, right on over to Ignite Spot’s (virtual) front door.
My name is Eddy Hood, and I'm the founder of Ignite Spot Accounting! I'm a passionate entrepreneur with a love for accounting and finance.
My journey began at The University of Utah, where I earned my bachelor's degree in accounting. From there, I continued my education and completed my MBA from Weber State University.
Currently, I lead the sales and marketing efforts at Ignite Spot. When I'm not fixing our website or creating ads, you can find me at home in Utah with my amazing wife and four incredible kids.
I also love to spend my free time on my hobbies - woodworking and coding. There's something so rewarding about building furniture from scratch and seeing it come to life. That's the same feeling I get when I'm helping businesses reach their full potential.
In short, I'm passionate about entrepreneurship, and I believe that every business has the potential to succeed with the right tools and guidance. That's why I founded Ignite Spot Accounting - to help businesses ignite their growth and achieve financial success. Let's build something great together!
With over 12 years of experience in the accounting field, Dan has been instrumental in keeping Ignite Spot at the forefront of technology and business processes. Under Dan’s leadership, Ignite Spot has grown from a handful of accountants and local clients to over 20 team members and hundreds of clients across the country. He has a true passion for helping business owners stay streamlined and organized with the best platforms and processes in the industry. Dan is a member of several councils in the accounting industry including widely used platforms such as Gusto Partner Advisory Council, Intuit Accountant Council, and BILL Accountant Advisory Council. These seats allow him the opportunity to help shape the very products our clients utilize. Dan holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from The University of Utah and a Master's Degree in Accounting from Southern Utah University.
Ryan holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Utah State University and has over 20 years of experience. His expertise includes private-equity transactions, implementing accounting and organizational processes, large value acquisitions, leadership, management, project development, and communications. Specializing in growth and budgeting plans for companies, Ryan has been responsible for the oversight and creation of Financial Statement packages related to company acquisitions and sales and has assisted many organizations to negotiate large-scale investments and acquisitions. He excels in the building of finance functionality, implementing formal budgeting, forecasting, and managing reporting systems and performance results for all industries.
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