Originally from Alaska, Liz grew up in Delta Junction and lived in Fairbanks for many years before moving to North Carolina in 1998. After 14 years in the south, Liz returned to Alaska to be closer to family and in 2012 joined the Walsh, Kelliher & Sharp team. As Senior Accountant, she is responsible for research and consulting on complex tax issues, as well as preparation and review of tax returns for individuals, trusts and estates. Her areas of expertise include professional service companies, closely held businesses, and tax planning for individuals, estates and trusts.
Liz earned her BBA in Accounting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has over 20 years of experience as a CPA, and is licensed in the states of Alaska and North Carolina. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, including the Tax and Personal Financial Planning Divisions of the AICPA. She is also a member of the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Liz volunteers her time as Treasurer of the International Christian Braille Mission, Inc. When away from the office, she enjoys ballroom dancing, church activities, quilting and crafts, spending time with her family, and spoiling her grandchildren.
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