Meet the Principals
Jennifer Eubanks, CPA, CMA, CGMA — Owner
Jennifer Eubanks brings more than 20 years of accounting experience to the firm from her role as CFO, Controller, DCAA Auditor, and Accounting Manager for a regional accounting practice. She has served in both the public accounting sector and internally as a senior manager serving as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to offering traditional accounting, tax, and financial management services, Ms. Eubanks works with entrepreneurial startups and consults on merger and acquisitions.
After receiving her MS in Accounting, Jennifer began her CPA career as an auditor for a regional accounting firm. She then served for eight years with an accounting outsourcing firm, before taking a position as CFO at Pac-West Telecomm. There she participated in significant business development, merger and acquisition, and post-acquisition integration activities, as well providing financial leadership.
Afterward she worked for the federal government, performing audits for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) on Northrup Grumman contracts, as a Senior Contract Auditor. Jennifer took over an established CPA firm in 2013 and renamed it Eubanks & Company.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations (past and present):
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA Tax Division
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Management Accountants (Silver Level Leader)
Mortgage Banking Association
American Society of Association Executives
Reston Chamber of Commerce
Howard Turpin, CPA — Account Manager
Howard is an accounting and financial management professional (CPA) with broad experience in accounting, internal controls, financial system development and implementation and operational experience in all aspects of financial reporting (internal and external).
He has extensive experience in the property and casualty insurance, manufacturing and telecommunications industries. His specialties include: Development and maintenance of internal controls, accounting operational procedures and processes, management of audit process, internal and external financial reporting and Oracle database management.
Howard started his career as a CPA in public practice with Ernst & Young, auditing and advising clients. He then worked as Controller for Concord General Insurance Company, when he developed, maintained and supervised all aspects of financial records, examinations, reporting and staff.
Howard also served as Controller at Noll Manufacturing and Pac-West Telecom. Howard has significant depth and breadth of accounting and business experience to offer our clients.
Karen Dickert — Controller
Karen is a seasoned accounting executive with more than 20 years of experience, including eight years as the Vice President of Accounting for a large government contractor.
She has deep knowledge of the requirements of an accounting department as a business transitions from small to mid-size, and then to large in size, and understands the practices required in each stage to support business growth.
Karen’s expertise includes merger and acquisition activities, Service Contract Act management and requirements, Deltek implementation and maintenance, Timekeeping, Financing, Budgeting and Contract Proposal Pricing, as well as Forward Pricing,Contract Management, and network security and setup.
Karen has experience working with both commercial and government contracting organizations and is uniquely positioned to bring great value to our clients.
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"Jennifer is a trusted accountant and adviser. Her work ethics is second only to her expertise. Jennifer’s sense of resolve is perhaps the most telling… meticulous, persistent, and assertive comes quickly to mind. Eubanks & Company has my highest recommendation."
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