Teela is a Director of the firm and has over sixteen years of public accounting experience. She joined the firm in 2005 and became a director in 2014 and a shareholder in 2016. She provides tax services to businesses, high net worth individuals, and trusts. She also provides accounting, CFO, and back-office solutions to various clients, including medical and dental providers. Teela serves as principal on audit engagements for non-profits, businesses, and financial institutions.
In 2020, Teela was awarded the Professional Achievement Award by the Nevada Alumni Association at the University of Nevada, Reno. This award is presented to alumni exhibiting an outstanding record of career accomplishments. Teela was named as a 2020 Professional Achievement Award winner, alongside four fellow alums.
Teela serves as Chair of the City of Reno’s Financial Advisory Board, Treasurer of Sierra Emergency Medical Services Alliance and is on the audit committee of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. She has also recently served as Chair of the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants and various AICPA committees. She has provided financial literacy presentations to students in the community.
Teela received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and her Master’s Degree in Accountancy from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is a graduate of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Academy and the Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 Leadership Reno-Sparks program.
Teela enjoys spending time with her husband, son and baby daughter, reading, hiking and traveling when she can.