I'M Michelle Schwien
Bookkeeping is in my blood
Money was tight when I was growing up. My hard-working, single-mom was raising three kids on a secretary's salary. With no child support, I was taught at a very young age how to make every penny count. I remember sitting on the floor in the living room counting my money into my piggy bank and telling my mom that I would be an accountant someday.
In every job I've had, I ended up taking over the bookkeeping tasks, although that wasn't what I was always hired to do. Even after earning a degree in City Planning, I found I was more interested in keeping my projects on budget than the actual projects themselves.
Bookkeeping just came naturally to me and I came back to it time and time again. When my husband and I relocated to Orange County, I took a break from City Planning to raise our daughter, and once again found myself doing bookkeeping work part time. I guess I should have listened to that little girl on the carpet in our living room and followed my natural skills where they were leading me.
For me, numbers don't lie. Your numbers give you all the information you need to make the important decisions about your business and your life. I enjoy helping people like you make sense of your numbers so you can focus on what matters most to you!