Our Team

JOSHUA LANCE, CPA, CGMA

Our founder/managing director is Joshua Lance, a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in Illinois and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Josh has many years of experience helping startups grow and develop through customized, value-added accounting, tax prep and coaching services. He spent most of his career at a top-10 national public accounting firm and most recently worked with high-net-worth individuals, managing their cash flows and investments. Josh graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a degree in finance and accounting. Living in Chicago, Josh is married to his college sweetheart Leesa, and they have a son named Nathan. Josh enjoys spending his free time making wine at home, cooking, traveling, and cheering on his favorite teams: the Green Bay Packers and Everton FC (English Premier League).

 

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JAMIE ENGELHARDT

Our administrative assistant is Jamie Engelhardt, a stay at home mom and photographer from the Chicago suburbs.  She has held various jobs including administrative work for a suburban chiropractic office.  Jamie graduated from the University of Northwestern with a degree in Intercultural studies.   Living in Chicago, Jamie is married to her husband Andy and has two young children, Lydia and Jeremiah.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, music, art, the Chicago Blackhawks, and growing her photography business.

 

 

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SAMANTHA AYCOCK

Our accountant is Samantha Aycock!  Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and worked for 6 years as an Accounting Analyst for an international law firm downtown Chicago.  She is married to Brian, and stays home with their two kids, Brooklyn & Donovan.  She enjoys playing basketball, indoor rock climbing, and reading.