Mission Statement: Personal Care: Our goal is to provide quality accounting services to all of our clients. We take pride in saying, “No one will out work us.” This is the Ernest D. Kelly, LLC company promise.
Ernest D. Kelly, LLC is a small, experienced, and dependable accounting firm specializing in accounting systems for small businesses and taxation for Individuals, Partnerships, and Corporations. Consultation, preparation, and representation services are also available. Since the company started in 1980, we have represented over 500 businesses and have served over 5500 individuals in 36 states and overseas. One of the keys to our success is the personal attention we give to each account.
We are always looking for new ways to be of service to our clients. The key to all successful businesses is a good foundation. With over 90% of all businesses classified as a small business, and with 4 out of every 5 of these businesses failing within two years, we believe good, sound accounting advice is necessary for new businesses to succeed.
Jovan N. Mathieu, Executive Assistant
Jovan N. Mathieu is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana who graduated with distinction from McMain Magnet Secondary School. Upon graduating, Jovan joined the United States Army Reserve as an automated logistics specialist. During her 8 year military career, Jovan has studied Business Administration at both the University of New Orleans and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and also volunteered for an 18 month deployment, including a yearlong deployment to Iraq. After returning home to the states, Jovan has been working as an Administrative Assistant and plans to return to college to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Jovan can be found assisting Mr. Kelly in his day to day business as well as guide you to the proper authority regarding any issues or concerns you may have.
Shawanda Harris, Accountant
Shawanda Harris is a native of Napoleonville, La. A graduate of Assumption High School and a graduate of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA where she received her bachelors of science in accounting. She wants to continue her education in getting her masters of science in accounting from UNO. She also plans on becoming a CPA within the next few years. Before joining the firm of Ernest D. Kelly, LLC she worked in the casino business as a staff accountant and in the auditing department. She has several years of experience in the accounting and taxing business and customer service.
Brandon C. Barnes, Individual Account Manager
Brandon C. Barnes is a New Orleans native. Brandon is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Accounting while contributing to the success of Ernest D. Kelly, LLC. In the past few years at Ernest D. Kelly, LLC, Brandon has faced many obstacles while going the length to insure the satisfaction of our clients. He is trained and experienced in multiple areas at our firm’s practice. Brandon has attended recent IRS forums as well as Louisiana Department of Revenue Updates Course. Also, he has attended a quickbooks workshop to better prepare for upcoming task. Brandon insures that all clients’ work is performed in a professional and timely manner. He has 7 years of tax preparation experience. Brandon can guide you to the proper authority regarding any issues or concerns you may have; receive correspondence; and assist in the preparation of your tax returns.
Tameka Parker, Accounting Clerk
Tameka R. Parker, a New Orleans native, was born on March 25, 1987. Tameka has graduated from West Jefferson High School in 2005 and has an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Accounting as well as an Accounting Clerk Certificate. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Tameka has plans to receive a Master’s Degree in Accounting and to become a Certified Public Accountant. Tameka has several years of experience in accounting and customer service and can assist with scheduling appointments, guide you to the proper authority regarding any issues or concerns you may have, and assist in the preparation of your individual tax returns.
Sheng Li, Tax Preparer
Guang S. Li is born in China but raised in New Orleans. He goes by his middle name Sheng. Sheng graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science in Accountant and currently preparing for the CPA Exam. He also has many years of customer service experience. If you need assistance in the preparation of your individual tax returns, he has the knowledge and experience to provide you professional service.
Ferdinand D’Orville, Accountant
Native of New Orleans, Currently lives in Slidell.
Graduated from Xavier University of LA-Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Post-Grad-UNO, currently sitting for CPA
Certified Tax Preparer