is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management
experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently
Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum.
Before his current position, he worked as the National Finance and
Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national
professional services firm. Wade was also Director of the Finance and
Accounting service line for the San Diego office of a global, publicly
held professional services firm. Before becoming a consultant, Wade was
Divisional Controller for one of the leading health and fitness club
chains in the world. He has also been Internal Audit Manager and
Divisional Controller for a division of a Fortune 500 global energy
project management company. He began his career with Coopers &
Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four"
CPA firms. Wade is the creator of the Certified Bookkeeper and
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2012 courses as well as a
facilitator. He has previously served as an instructor for courses at
Coopers & Lybrand and at the University of California at San
Diego for the Extension Program and is currently an adjunct professor
at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of
the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.
Helene K. Liatsos graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater and Communications and pursued an MBA at Fordham University. After a career working in the travel industry with companies including Trans World Airlines and Sheraton, Helene started her own home-based business offering complete accounting services. Helene is a QuickBooks Certified Advisor and along with her bookkeeping services, she has trained others on the use of QuickBooks. Her consulting company specializes in home-based business start-ups and in assisting established home-based businesses. She has been in this business for more than 25 years, has helped many entrepreneurs realize their dream of owning their own businesses, and was awarded the Home Based Business of the Year 2004 award by the U. S. Small Business Administration. Helene is a Business Advisor at the Small Business Development Center.