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Chief Financial Solutions Officer

Sherrell T Martin  Sherrell is the Managing Member of Empower 2 Thrive, LLC, a wholly owned women business which is the parent company to Nitram Financial Solutions.  She is an award winning financial management consultant, accountant, speaker and trainer.  Sherrell brings to the table 20 years of experience in accounting and financial management.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bowie State University, she went directly into public accounting.  Working in public accounting gave her the experience she wanted in all facets of accounting.  She became knowledgeable in not only accounting but also tax, audit and accounting software solutions.  Using her keen eye and attention for detail coupled with her ability to quickly see through the numbers, she has been able to not only help her clients find money leaks in their business, but also increase profitability and detect fraud.

After twelve years, she decided to try something different so she went to Corporate America where she obtained corporate finance experience as well as budgeting and forecasting.  In the roles she held, she managed operating and construction budgets in excess of $189M and ensuring that financial goals were met.

She loves her family and friends; laughter and fun.  She loves helping others succeed financially, while doing something they absolutely enjoy doing.  And wealth.  “I believe that we should all experience an abundance of wealth. Wealth that allows us to live the comfortable and joyful life we desire.  Wealth that allows you to leave a legacy for years to come.  That is who I am at the core.”

 

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Wholly owned Woman Owned Business
  • Certified Maryland DOT MBE, DBE & SBE 15-179
  • Certified Prince George’s County Business CBBC 15-538
  • Member, Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce
  • Intuit Certified QuickBooks Pro-Advisor (Desktop & Online)
  • Member of the Intuit Trainer Writer Network
  • Xero Certified Bronze Advisor
  • FreshBooks Certified Accountant
  • TSheets Certified Pro
  • Certified Live Plan Expert

Accomplishments and Honors

  • Recipient of 2013 Stiletto Women in Business – Business on the Rise
  • Finalist for 2013 Fairfield Inn & Suites Elevate By Fairfield
  • Finalist for Women’s Elevation Magazine We Rock Rising Star Award
  • Featured in Small Biz Lady Blog, Project Eve, The Business 101 Magazine

 

Accounting Solutions Specialists

 

Janene Mills, MAFM, Certified QuickBooks Online Pro-Advisor

Janene Mills

Janene comes to NFS with over 9 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll. while working at a prior company she got bit by the accounting bug and hasn’t looked back since. She not only went back to school to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Accounting, she also received a Masters of Accounting and Financial Management.

Janene is married and a mother of three.  She enjoys reading and writing poems and short stories.

 

 

 

Stacie Foreman, Certified QuickBooks Online Pro-Advisor

Stacie Foreman

Stacie comes to NFS with more than 15 years of accounting experience. She attended Strayer University where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting. Stacie has an entrepreneurial spirit so she is excited for the opportunity to help businesses thrive financially and to reach their full potential.

Stacie is married and a mother of two. In her free time she loves to watch movies, exercise and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Katie L’Heureux, Certified Advanced QuickBooks Pro-Advisor, Xero Certified Advisor

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Katie comes to NFS with over 15 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

 

 

 

 

 

Patrina Bookal, CPA, MS Accounting, Certified QuickBooks Online Pro-Advisor

Patrina Bookal

Patrina comes to NFS with over 10 years of Financial Accounting & Reporting experience. She received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Bowie State University and her Masters in Accounting from Strayer University. Her experience includes managing month-end reporting, meeting compliance requirements as well as working with Project Managers and company Executives for organizational and project level accounting needs.

Patrina also owns and operates CBR Accounting & Finance Associates where she provides tax preparation services for individuals and business owners.