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About Us

Linda Hale

Linda Hale
Owner

I have been in the accounting and computer fields since 1973 and truly love what I do. A resume of my education and experience is as follows:

EDUCATION
  • 1975 – Graduated Mentor High School, Mentor, Ohio. Enrolled in vocational accounting/computer study program 1973-1975, mastering key punch and operation of unit record machines (that’s right, our computer systems of the 70’s).
  • 1984 – Graduated El Camino Community College, El Segundo CA. Earned my Associates degree in business administration and accounting.
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 1972-1975 – Sales associate for Sears & Roebuck, Mentor, OH
  • 1977-1980 – Receptionist and sales secretary at WLUC-TV 6, Marquette, MI
  • 1980-1986 – Accounting manager for attys Steven Spierer and Dave Woodworth, Redondo Beach, CA
  • 1986-1994 – Manager of Information Systems for law firm, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-1999 – QuickBooks Pro Advisor for Michael Patriarca, CPA, Painesville, OH
  • 1999-2000 – Quickbooks Pro Advisor for Bruce Rukkila, CPA, Houghton, MI
  • 2000 – Present – Owner of Linda Hale, CB, Inc, dba Where People Count, Calumet, MI
ACCREDITATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS
  • 1996 – Present – QuickBooks Pro Advisor
  • 1999 – Certified Bookkeeper, AIPB
  • Current member of AIPB – American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers