About Us May Jiang is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Value Builder, and Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®). May graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business with degrees in Accounting and Finance and was an accounting scholar and finance fellow. With over a decade of professional experience, May has advised businesses of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. As the founder of Beyond Profit and Wealth Consulting (BPWC), May now focuses on supporting small to mid-sized businesses in local communities. BPWC is a full-service firm that helps local entrepreneurs start their businesses, grow revenue, design tax strategies and retirement plans, as well as eventual business owners’ exit strategies. May Jiang is passionate about helping local businesses to be successful so the communities continue to grow with prosperity. Lupe Bernal is a staff accountant at BPWC. She assists clients with bookkeeping and reconciliations. Lupe is dependable, detailed-oriented, and thorough with managing various tasks. She holds both a B.S. and M.S. from Cornell University. Brinky D. Qiu, CPA, EA, is an Accountant and Tax expert with extensive experience in tax planning, tax preparation, and client representation before the IRS and local taxing authorities for businesses and individuals. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she is also a credentialed IRS Enrolled Agent (EA). Takesha Hinton, MBA (concentration in Management) is an Accountant with 15 years plus experience in Job Cost, Development and third party accounting / bookkeeping within the Real Estate industry. Takesha also develops and re-engineers accounting processes and procedures with current best standards and technology to assist small businesses with their overall company goals. Mae Golden is a business process specialist. Mae assists small business owners to develop and document their procedures and processes. Well-documented procedures can help improve business operation efficiency and add to the business bottom line. Process development is an important part of the value building for small businesses on the growth path.