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Simone F Bachaud

President / Consulting CFO / Tax Accountant

Simone has an enduring passion for business and derives her greatest professional fulfillment from helping businesses refine their strategies and leverage the power of financial information. Her expertise encompasses Accounting/Finance and Business Process Renewal. She has worked with Fortune 1000 firms on large-scale financial data projects, and developed her leadership and management skills during 12 years in the legal industry helping law firms define and execute financial strategies. She focuses on fostering long-term relationships with her clients, being a partner and trusted ally. Simone leads the Clear Accounting team, and also provides CFO Consulting services to firms on a contract basis. She earned her educational credentials in the arenas of Organizational Management and Accounting.

Lisa J Melroe

VP Operations / Controller / Accountant

Lisa has always had a love for the finance and accounting world, having grown up as the daughter of two bank presidents. She earned a double degree in Economics and Political Science, has taken graduate courses in Accounting and is in the process of studying for the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) Exam. She is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of Clear Accounting, including overseeing the administration of CRM and managing the bookkeeping staff. She joined the company in 2002, after having run her own bookkeeping company for several years. Her previous experience also includes being the Facilities/Assistant Accounting manager for a large law firm in Bellevue. Lisa is a graduate of the Curriculum for Living with Landmark Education.