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. After working in Corporate America for over ten years, she opened her own accounting firm in 2001. She did take a step back when she started her family, but has been back full-time since 2007.
In her spare time Jeanine is the Treasurer of the Baily Middle School PTA, BNI Chapter Vice-President & Cub Scout Pack 82 Treasurer. She is also volunteering with her children’s various other activities (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Bailey Orchestra Boosters and Barracuda Swim Team).

Jeanine has been married to Michael Madden for 16 years and has four wonderful children.

 
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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. In her spare time Jody enjoys traveling (especially to Canada), and the beach and volunteering at her church..

 
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Monique Guilbeau

Accountant

Monique is a native of Louisiana and received her Bachelor's degree from the University of New Orleans. She has worked in business accounting and operations since 1997. She moved to Austin, TX from Colorado in 2004 and joined the Jeanine Hemingway team in 2012. Monique has extensive experience with Peachtree (Sage) and QuickBooks Accounting and supports the team with Franchise Tax, Sales Tax, Property Tax renditions and payroll tax filings. In addition to her passion for accounting, she enjoys good food, family, the great outdoors and is an active volunteer in the community..

 

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Karen Buchanan, CPA

Accountant

Karen received a degree in Mathematics from 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 tax preparation, tax planning, bookkeeping, compilations, budgeting, and financial statement analysis. Karen is an active volunteer in both her church and school PTA.

 

Robin Bingham

Bookkeeper

Robin received her degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She has been a bookkeeper/accountant for almost 20 years and has worked with several local small and medium-size companies. Robin’s focus has been in monthly, quarterly and annual bookkeeping, payroll, and tax planning as well as tax reporting. She has several years of experience with multiple accounting software programs including: QuickBooks, Quicken, Peachtree (Sage), Wave Accounting and an extensive knowledge in Microsoft Excel. Robin is an active volunteer of environmental clean-ups around the state of Texas.

 

 

Crystal McGookey

Bookkeeper

Crystal started her career as a visual Merchandiser. Strong organizational and budgeting skills were required and she excelled. However, the economy took a down turn so Crystal went back to school and received Bookkeeper Certification from ACC. She is also QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online certified. She brings experience with small construction, landscaping, liquor distribution and more to Jeanine Hemingway CPA. Crystal is our most recent addition, having joined us in August 2017.

 

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.