VP of Operations
Hanna Ackerman has lived all over the US, but settled in the Denver area in 2009. She spent the first decade of her career in the music industry before she decided to try to help small business owners and working artists in a more practical way. She brings to the table an amazing work ethic, ability to roll with the punches, and a high tolerance for salty language because of her years working with musicians and concert production professionals.
When Hanna isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, gardening, cooking and hopping madly from craft project to craft project.
Kaleigh Canavan, EA
Kaleigh Canavan, a Colorado native, attended Regis University where she earned a B.S. in Accounting with a minor in Human Resource Management. Before founding Canavan Financial Group in 2013, she spent several years as an Account Manager for a local accounting firm in Littleton, CO. In August of 2017, Canavan Financial became CSA Accounting.
Prior to her career in Accounting and small-business, she worked for 6 years for a Denver concert promoter. Working within the ticketing department, production, merch sales, and behind the bar, she gained in-depth knowledge of customer service and the inner-workings of the music industry. She also has experience with retail management and sales training as well as customer service across many industries.
Besides acting as the President of CSA Accounting where she enjoys working with business owners to grow and improve their own companies, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and playing video games.
Jennifer Ward, a Colorado native, has over 15 years of experience in Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation, and professionally supporting accountants. She enjoys building relationships with clients in order to ensure all of their needs are met and goals are achieved.
Jennifer is the mother of two daughters. Her eldest is married and has given her three beautiful grandchildren. Her youngest is a busy teenager who enjoys taekwondo and crafting.
Jennifer is known to her family as being an excellent chef and a quilt-maker.
Lisa Alvarez brings to the table a strong set of skills in customer service, communications, banking and legal. Originally from Texas, she grew up in the Denver Metro area and currently lives Downtown. She says “I like most things most of the time, except when I don’t.” She enjoys watching Football in both the Alabama Crimson Tide and Denver Broncos varieties, cooking on the weekends and hanging out with her beloved dog, Teddy.
Shauna was born in Boulder, CO but grew up in Littleton. After working in the restaurant industry for many years, Shauna decided to switch gears to something that can be done from anywhere in the world. She owns properties in Tamarindo, Costa Rica and aspires to eventually participate in an accounting job from there (or where ever her wanderlust has taken her at the time).
Currently studying to become a Certified Accounting Clerk at Arapahoe Community College, she will eventually complete her Bachelors of Accounting at Metro State University in Denver.
Shauna likes hiking, travel, anything sparkly and collects hot sauces from all over the world.