Jill Frillman, founder and owner of Bookkeeping Etc., Inc., loves helping small and mid-sized businesses clean up and maintain their accounting transactions and processes so they can get accurate and timely financial reports and find out what’s happening in their businesses.
Bookkeeping Etc., Inc., offers an entire platform of accounting solutions to help small businesses smooth out their accounting functions so they can be more cost-effective. These options include solutions for accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, document management, time tracking, expense reporting, and cloud hosting solutions, all working together seamlessly to save time and money as well as provide up-to-date, anywhere, anytime access.
Jill is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland. For over 20 years, Jill’s team has specialized in helping small businesses in the services industry. Her clients include architectural firms, medical professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, dentists, and physicians, government contractors, power washers, consulting firms, attorneys, real estate organizations, window cleaners and many more. In one consulting firm, she found more than $300,000 in unbilled activity, and in a legal office, she found $25,000 in unclaimed funds. Although she can’t guarantee this type of results for you, Jill is especially strong at “cleaning up messes.”
Jill and her team have earned numerous software certifications, including:
- Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
- Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
- Certified QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions ProAdvisor
- QuickBooks Online Certified
- Xero Certified
- Intuit Referral Partner
- Bill.com Expert
- Certified Bill.com
In addition to her work at Bookkeeping Etc., Inc., Jill built and supervised a 21-member direct sales team in the scrapbooking industry and earned a unit leader award for her achievements. When she’s not working, Jill still enjoys scrapbooking along with reading, traveling out west, and watching Shark Tank and The Profit where she picks up tips on business from the entrepreneurs on the show. She lives with her husband, twin boys, and Laci, their Cavachon (a cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon).
April Riethman, Professional Bookkeeper, has been with Bookkeeping Etc., Inc., for 18 years and performs bookkeeping and consulting functions for various clients, including property managers, business coaches, real estate professionals, and others. She thoroughly enjoys seeing the transformation clients go through as they start to feel less worried and more organized about their bookkeeping processes.
April helps clients access their bookkeeping files in the clouds, regardless of whether they are in the next room or the next state. With their books taken care of, clients feel more free to use their time to do the work they love.
A native of Montgomery County, Maryland, April is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She lives in Damascus with her husband and two boys. When she is not working, she enjoys scrapbooking and the beach. You might also find her having lunch in a quaint café or creekside, enjoying nature.
Lisa Reyers received her BBA from Baker College in 2012. She has worked as a bookkeeper for a large assortment of businesses including several construction companies, rental facilities, property management firms, small repair shops, and even a Christmas tree farm. She was born and raised in a small town on the shores of Lake Michigan where she continues to live with her husband and daughter. When not working, she enjoys getting together with friends, playing cribbage and euchre, enjoying the natural beauty of Michigan and having movie nights with her family.
Three fun facts about me: (1) When I was little and got any sort of money, I spent it on index cards, paper clips, rubber stamps with ink pads, and file folders so we could play “office” instead of “house” or “school.” I obviously had an early calling as both of my parents worked in factories and I had never even been in an office. (2) My husband and I had our Ancestry DNA done and spent a bunch of time researching our ancestors. I am the 24th great-granddaughter of Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland. (3) I am a 23-year survivor of cancer.
Lindsey Reyes Savage, Professional Bookkeeper, Lindsey has worked in small accounting departments, acquiring valuable knowledge and practical experience. She stays current in industry trends through webinars and is working on her certification with QuickBooks Online.
Lindsey was born and raised in California. She enjoys doing volunteer work with her husband, playing music, singing and experiencing new cultures.
Patty Carson, Accounting Consultant, is Advanced Certified in QuickBooks, Certified in QuickBooks Online, Xero and Bill.com. She enjoys all things technology and cloud-related. Working with small business clients for over 30 years, she still finds it her passion. Patty does Training, Software Consulting and all things bookkeeping to make life easier for her clients. Grandchildren are her favorite personal pastime these days.
Elva Wood, Professional Bookkeeper, brings with her a passion for bookkeeping, problem solving, working directly with clients and helping others. While previously working as a tax accountant, she established herself as a resource for tax clients with QuickBooks and accounting questions.
Elva grew up on a farm in West Virginia but now lives in Frederick County, MD, with her husband. She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, going on long road trips, and spending time with family.
Sandi Popowitz, Professional Bookkeeper, brings over twenty years accounting and bookkeeping experience to the Bookkeeping, Etc team. Working with many diverse, small to mid-size companies in the fields of retail, restaurant management, medical/dental, health and wellness consulting, and non-profits, Sandi enjoys providing accounting support to enable her clients to feel at ease with their operations and to focus on growing their companies.
Sandi holds a BA as well as Masters Degree from the University of Maryland. Married with two grown children and an adorable grandson, Sandi enjoys group exercise classes, biking, theater, reading, and time spent with family and friends.
Karen Bertling, Administrative Assistant, has over twenty years of administrative and technical experience, providing support to various government and private clients. She provides administrative support to the bookkeepers so that they may more efficiently use their time to serve their customers. She enjoys speaking with clients and strives to provide excellent customer service.
Karen resides in Frederick, Maryland with her husband and son, and their dog, Sampson. In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking, and other outdoor activities, traveling and learning new things. Karen is an avid sports fan of local teams, and especially enjoys watching the Orioles games.
Kelly Claros, born in a city of New Jersey and moved to WV area later in life.
Since high school I always had an interest in accounting and bookkeeping. Focused on Accounting through college years. Later, I was able to work in the accounting department of a college near my home. Now, I am QuickBooks certified and always acquiring more practical experience in the accounting field.
During my time off work and during the weekends, I enjoy being involved in volunteer work and working with the deaf in our area. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family – even doing simple things like watching movies, hiking or roller skating!
Kimberly Hengbuoy, Professional Bookkeeper, serves a wide variety of clients, including a government contractor, legal professionals and medical doctors. Kimberly is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Mike Michalowicz, Adviser & Lead Profit First Strategist. He is the brains behind Profit First Accounting, a methodology that puts your profits first, not last. By the age of 35 Mike had founded and sold two multi-million-dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor… and proceeded to lose his entire fortune. Then he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies.
Among other innovative strategies, Mike created the Profit First Formula, a way for businesses to ensure profitability from their very next deposit forward. Mike is now running his third million-dollar venture. He is also: