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Laura Madeira and Karen Siewert
Laura Madeira is the owner of ACS, Inc., a QuickBooks Solution Provider and Reseller located in the Greater Dallas area. She has been selected to the Top 10 and Top 100 QuickBooks ProAdvisors for multiple years. She is one of the original members of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, has been a guest speaker for Intuit for many years and was a founding member of the Intuit Customer Advisory Council. She is Advanced QuickBooks Certified, Advanced QuickBooks Online Certified, Enterprise and Point of Sale Certified. She also is a Sage Certified Consultant representing Sage 100 Contractor software, and has written several QuickBooks training books and self-paced training videos. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, art, reading, and camping with her sisters and their families. Karen Siewert has more 20 years of specialized training in QuickBooks®, and over 44 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience. She is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Oswego with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Karen was honored as a Top 100 ProAdvisor in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 by Insightful Accountant, and was named one of the Top 10 ProAdvisors in 2018. She is Advanced Certified in QuickBooks Desktop and Online products, a member of Intuit’s Trainer Writer Network, and a Meetup Coordinator. Her accounting and software industry experience includes retail, contractors, home builders, manufacturing, and the food and beverage industries. National speaking engagements include Scaling New Heights and QuickBooks Connect. Integration projects, inventory, construction, and retail are her specialties. In her spare time, Karen loves gardening, listening to books, hiking, and skiing.

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