Our Team

Our Team brings a wealth of experience in various professional fields with different business types. This interdisciplinary foundation enables us to manage all of your tax and financial concerns.

 

John W. (“Woody”) Ledford (Principal):  With over 30 years’ experience in tax and accounting, Woody focuses his practice on the accounting, tax and business development needs of small businesses and their owners.  After spending seven years with the local CPA Firm of West, Johnston, Turnquist & Schmitt, Woody has addressed these needs both as an outside CPA and in-house as Controller and CFO.  Woody’s goals are threefold: to provide “big Firm” resources through strategic alliances; to provide the personal service individuals should expect and a growing business needs; and to assist in development of a simplified structure that promotes efficient growth.

Helen Young, CPA (Associate):  Helen rejoined Ledford Accounting in November 2017 following a brief return to the mortgage lending field. With a wealth of knowledge regarding financial statment and cash flow analysis, Helen brings additional depth to our Team's ability to help you develop your business structure, with an eye on tax implications. 

 

Caitlin L. Cannon (Staff Accountant):  In addition to handling client's daily and monthly bookkeeping and reporting needs, Caitlin heads up our payroll department. Using Intuit Online Payroll, she provides a cost-effective, outsourced alternative to what can be an onerous and expensive part of your business. She has worked with QuickBooks since 2008, including extensive experience with QuickBooks Online. 

Carole H. Ledford (Client Specialist):  Carole’s background with small business offices' needs makes her eminently qualified to head up the Firm’s bookkeeping practice.  Depending on a client’s needs and expectations, Carole provides services both on-site and remotely, filling roles ranging from bookkeeper to office manager and strives to follow the Firm’s mantra of keeping things simple.  Carole has worked with QuickBooks since 1996, including Intuit Merchant Processing and Online Payroll. 

Questions or concerns?

Call us at (619) 226-6273 or use our contact form.