Vanessa joined Knight CPA Group (formerly Amy L. Taylor & Company) in 2013. Her responsibilities as a Senior Accountant include accounting services, such as consulting and maintaining records, as well as preparing financial statements. Vanessa’s previous experience includes accounting and tax work for various industries, including the medical profession, professional services firms, and the automotive, manufacturing, real estate, and construction industries. Before joining the firm, she worked at a CPA firm in El Paso, TX for three years, preparing compiled financial statements, including the underlying write-up function, and consulting with and advising clients on their technical accounting questions. Vanessa has extensive experience in preparing federal and state individual, corporation, and partnership tax returns, and she has assisted in complex estate and financial planning cases as well as various litigation support cases ranging from lawsuits to criminal matters. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. Outside the office, Vanessa enjoys yoga and going to concerts with her husband.