About Us

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Jeanine Hemingway, CPA

President & CEO

Jeanine received a degree in Accounting from Indiana University and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1996. In 2001, she started her own accounting firm, specializing in accounting, bookkeeping, training and tax services to individuals and small companies. Jeanine is on the board of FSP Austin Chapter, Hope Mission Church, and the Austin Chapter of Indiana University Alumni Association and is an active member of the Baranoff PTA.

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Jody Van Slyke

Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeper

Jody has served in various administrative roles (including Office Administrator and Project Administrator) and for Jeanine since August 2010. She received an Associate of Applied Science Degree (Interpreter Preparation Program) in August 2011. Jody stated, “I enjoy working with and for Jeanine because she is so knowledgeable, easy to get along with, and because of her strong ethics.

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Monique Guilbeau


Monique received her Bachelor's degree from the University of New Orleans. She has worked in business accounting and operations since 1997. She has extensive experience with Peachtree accounting and commercial banking .  She moved to Austin , TX in 2004 and is an active volunteer in the community.


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Mindy Schaeffer, CPA


Mindy received a degree in Accounting from the University of Houston. She has been a Certified Public Accountant for almost 20 years. Mindy started her career at Arthur Anderson and then went to industry. She has worked for several Fortune 100 companies including Tenneco and Compaq as well as small and medium-size companies. Mindy’s focus has been in audit and financial reporting. She currently enjoys working on taxes and bookkeeping at Jeanine Hemingway, CPA.  Mindy is an active volunteer for her church and school.


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Karen Buchanan, CPA


Karen received a degree in Mathematics from the Northern Illinois University and went on to attain her Certified Public Accountant license. She has over 15 year experience in public accounting. Her focus has been in individual and small business accounting: including bookkeeping, compilations, budgeting, financial statement analysis, tax preparation and tax planning. Karen is an active volunteer in both her church and school.


A word from our clients

It has been a great experience partnering with Jeanine. She has been extremely helpful in saving my small business money.

I’ve worked with Jeanine for several years in industry and now she provides accounting and tax services to my small business, Tamarinda.

Jeanine is a seasoned professional who possesses strong technical knowledge and is well-versed in the broad application of tax law and accounting principles. She has provided me with sound advises on many issues, such as what expenses I should run through my business, when I should start running a payroll, and tax minimization strategies. She thoroughly understands small (and large) businesses and has excellent “real world” experience. She keeps well-informed through continuous study and as a result, has a comprehensive knowledge of the tax and accounting rules. Thoroughness and critical problem solving skills, as well as good sense of humor, make Jeanine pleasure to work with. And finally, Jeanine is a catalyst for success by helping me keep my business up and running. I have, and will continue to, recommend Jeanine to others who are looking for a great CPA.

I rest peacefully knowing Jeanine has completed my tax return fairly and accurately.

I especially like that Jeanine operates with uncompromising ethics and integrity and at the same time ensures that every deduction, benefit, rebate and credit that I am entitled to is accounted for in details. Jeanine has efficiently handled my complex tax situations that go beyond the limitations of online tax preparation tools. She has also been a great resource for future planning when I needed to make financial choices with potential tax implications. Jeanine’s extensive experience and knowledge, ethical practices and personal interaction give me complete confidence that I have the best possible tax outcome.