Meet Our Team
The Accounting Firm, Inc. is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in New Mexico. Our firm is committed to unique needs of our clients. We strive to provide service at a personal level, realizing each client has different needs.
Gwen L. Alston, CPA
Gwen has been in public accounting since 1998. Gwen specializes in business, personal, oil and gas, and estate planning utilizing tax strategies to promote business and personal tax planning. Gwen focuses on business tax planning to help her clients reach their personal goals. Gwen established Gwen L. Alston, CPA PC in 2000, and expanded her business to include the operations of The Accounting Firm, Inc. in 2011.
Michael J. Schirer, CPA
Michael joined the firm in 2011 after spending 21 years with the Internal Revenue Service, 16 of those years as an Internal Revenue Agent. In 2011 he received his CPA license. Michael specializes in IRS dispute resolution, as well as providing clients with a wide range of consulting, planning, accounting, tax and bookkeeping issues.
Jenny L. Wilson, CPA
Jenny joined the firm in 2012. She graduated from Husson University in Bangor, Maine with a degree in accounting in 1999 and has worked in the public accounting field ever since. She earned her CPA license in 2004 and worked for firms in California and Massachusetts before moving to New Mexico. Jenny loves New Mexico and the variety of industry clients this area brings to the firm. She specializes in small business and individual tax planning and preparation.
Larissa joined our team in 2015. She was recruited by the firm during her last semester of College. Since then she has earned a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Mexico. Larissa is now our lead bookkeeper. Her motto, “I have learned over the years how to take one bite at a time and to go with the flow.”
Britney joined the firm in 2016 as our administrative assistant. She is currently a student at San Juan College and is pursuing a degree in Accounting. Her focus is to assist clients in any way possible to help with the productivity of the firm. She is dedicated, reliable, motivated, and most importantly finds enjoyment in helping our clients.