Our assessment helps gather the inside knowledge about your business and your goals. Understanding your expenses and revenue and the inner workings of your business enables us to formulate a plan to help your business achieve better results faster. An awareness of your business goals allows us to improve your company’s accounting and bookkeeping to provide you meaningful numbers, timely decision-making tools, and the freedom to run your business more efficiently.
A solution designed to fit your business
Listening to and working closely with our clients has enabled us to craft a one-of-a-kind cloud bookkeeping and accounting service that meets the needs of small and medium sized businesses like yours:
A US-Based Team Approach — delivering the right talent at the right level.
Flexible — We customize services to your specific needs.
Innovative Technology — Strategically chosen cloud applications make the process seamless for you and enhance the team’s productivity.
Experience — Applying what we’ve learned as business owners, staff accountants, bookkeepers, and IRS experts to help solve your business challenges.
Cost-Effective — Pay only for the services you need.
Scalable — We adapt our services as your company’s growth cycle and transactions require.
Industry Solutions — We actively collaborate and integrate third-party solutions which will streamline your business.
One 8 Solutions dynamic national team of certified QuickBooks® experts share first-hand know-how of the cloud bookkeeping, accounting and business processes which enables our client’s to grow their businesses with less stress or time-consuming hands-on management of their books.
Since launching One 8 Solutions in 2001 and becoming a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, I developed a “client first” business attitude — always putting my client’s unique business needs first. Mostly, I am driven to continuously grow and improve my business skills to help my clients grow their business.
Accounting and bookkeeping are two of the deepest levels of understandings of your business, and my team and I value that partnership. Our team seeks to understand the unique nature of your business to achieve improved results. We gather knowledge of your business’s inner working by conducting a detailed assessment. We do not just learn about the expenses and revenue, we also discover what is on the periphery that has a meaningful impact to your business success. For instance, we assess how you acquire your customer base, the systems you use to manage your business, and much more. This manner of gathering information allows us to take a more holistic approach to your accounting needs and give it to you in a timelier way while providing you with meaningful knowledge of the “other half of the story.”
Caring about your business is my business. I will help you sleep more soundly at night, knowing your financial operations are stress-free.
Larry LaFranchi is the Operations Manager. Previously, Larry worked as a Controller at the Kripalu Yoga Center in Stockbridge, MA. Prior to that, Larry served as CEO of Clean Energy Innovations. Larry has provided over two decades of improved financial services for a broad range of companies in the for-profit and non-profit space. He believes that delivering financial results focused on the clients’ needs in a timely manner is essential to the success of any organization. He is thrilled to have joined the One 8 Solutions team who are focused on high standards and excellent customer service.
“The most appealing aspect is the One 8 Solutions’ mission to provide excellent client service focused on specific needs of each client while maintaining an emphasis on continuous improvement and supporting the software environment most appropriate in each case.”
A native of California, Larry is a graduate of UCLA, B.S. Engineering, and MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA. He and lives in Rehoboth, MA, with his wife. When not focusing on the numbers in his work, Larry enjoys bike riding with his wife and watching his favorite teams on TV.
Tracy MacLachlan has joined One 8 Solutions as a part time Project Specialist and Bookkeeper. Tracy has 25 years of project, data and operations management experience and has owned her own successful Massage Therapy and Home Improvement businesses as well as being a partner in a Connecticut hemp farm. She is detail oriented, driven, and a great problem solver that is excited to be part of a team that prides itself on excellence in customer service.
A native of Connecticut, she currently lives in Morehead Kentucky with 2 of her 3 children. Tracy is also a licensed Massage Therapy License, held PMP credentials while working in the corporate insurance industry and is also currently working to create a Veteran’s retreat on her property in Kentucky.
Andy has been part of One 8 Solutions team for 17 years. He was a computer programmer that is now an Advanced Level Bookkeeper or Bookkeeper Par Excellence. Between his knowledge and status as an Enrolled Agent (the highest credential the IRS awards) and his years of experience working with QuickBooks®, he can handle the simplest to the complicated.
Andy is extremely thorough, and he will make sure you understand what is going on with your books and the potential effect on your taxes. Andy has a strong understanding of Real Estate Sales and Nonprofits while also serving on a Nonprofit board.
Julie has been part of One 8 Solutions team for 6 years. Her goal was to move away from public accounting and the dreaded tax season to help businesses run their accounting and bookkeeping systems. Julie’s move to One 8 Solutions helped her achieve this goal, and she became a One 8 Solutions accounting specialist with retail, restaurants, and other related point of sale and front-end systems.
Julie’s experience in this area has helped One 8 Solutions clients streamline their bookkeeping processes and provides meaningful reporting using QuickBooks® and other technology.
Tara has been part of One 8 Solutions team for 3 years, probably the hardest working team member we have. Tara has a master’s degree in Accounting and several years of corporate experience. She is taking all that knowledge and expertise to help the small business owner have timely and accurate information in their QuickBooks.
Tara has expanded the reach of One 8 Solutions because of her location near Riverside, CA. This allows us to do some of the work after East Coast business hours, especially if we are working with QuickBooks Desktop.
Aja joined the One 8 Solutions team a year ago and is excited to be part of such a dynamic team. She is a bookkeeper and visual artist living in Boston, MA. Aja has a BFA in Art and Design Education from Pratt Institute in New York. While she still paints and shows her work locally, she transitioned into the accounting world in 2014 and hasn’t looked back since.
Aja is an attentive and detail-oriented bookkeeper with over six years of experience managing the daily and long-term operational, financial, and organizational needs of independently-owned businesses. Her focus is on fostering positive relationships between customers and vendors, and she thoroughly enjoys keeping well-organized financial records.
Cheryl joined the One 8 Solutions team recently as a part time Bookkeeper. She is a native of Baltimore, MD and married. She has 30+ years of bookkeeping experience and has worked for wholesale lumber companies and bookbinding company while owning her own bookkeeping business. She likes a challenge and her good eye for detail makes her ideal team member for any situation.
In 2001 Cheryl and her husband moved to Weybridge, VT to build a home on family land. She likes to bake, crochet and scrapbooking. Cheryl has also been an Advisor/Consultant for 23 years for Creative Memories, which has world-class products and a passionate home-based sales force within the scrapbooking industry.
Throughout the last 20 years Patricia enjoys the experience of working in many industries. These include Funeral Services, Brick & Mortar and/or Online Retail, Manufacturing and Distribution and inventory development and auditing needs. She has also recently taken on the focus of bookkeeping to help support her family’s small business.
She is grateful to have an opportunity to learn from the dynamic team at One 8 Solutions. With an eye for detail and a passion for analytics, she can complete projects in an accurate and timely manner for your organization.
Tiiu Ashcraft joined the One 8 Solutions team a year ago and has proven herself to be an integral part of our team’s dynamic. She has an MFA in Fine Arts with years of experience as a freelance marketing consultant and web developer with a passion for helping others with her familiarity as a corporate manager and hospitality recruiter.
As our Sales and Marketing Manager, she has taken on all marketing and promotion campaigns. Tiiu will often be one of the first team members you hear when you first reach out to One 8 Solutions with your accounting and bookkeeping needs. She will help answer your questions and connect you to the team member best suited to your company.
Kim is a Partner Development Manager with 10 years of experience working with Strategic Partners. As a 18-year veteran with Intuit and a history of driving growth and sales results within the QuickBooks echo system Kim, brings a wealth of knowledge to our team by assisting us with sales and marketing initiatives while helping us strive for the highest net promoter (clients satisfaction) scores. Kim is passionate about creating and nurturing new partnership opportunities through the relationships she has built over the past 25 years of sales experience.
Noah is our dedicated Intuit Senior Account Payroll Manager who can help you find the right payroll solution for you and your business. He is well versed in all of the QuickBooks platforms being desktop/online/standalone and payroll has been his world since joining Intuit 13 years ago. Whether you are looking for ways to save on time, reduce inflated payroll costs or just get setup with the best discounts, he is here to help. Your success and satisfaction is of utmost importance!
Gabor Terebesi is an Account Manager with the Payments Team of Intuit for over 15 years. He works in the partner division for Intuit payments to ensure Intuit partners along with any clients of theirs are in the most suitable and financially cost-effective solution accepting payments through eCommerce, QuickBooks, mobile payments, or any other options necessary for their business.
Should QuickBooks® certification matter to you?
We’re proud that so many of our team members are part of the Intuit QuickBooks certification program, which trains, tests and recognizes expertise in the things that matter most to your business including:
- Client Onboarding
- Managing SMB clients and their goals
- Banking and Tools
- Proper and effective preparation of clients’ books
Have a bookkeeping challenge, need a trusted resource for a long needed clean-up, or are just ready to move your business to the next level? We invite you to discuss your goals with one of our nationwide QuickBooks ProAdvisors.