Cynthia L. Triplett
Accountant and Business Owner
Cindy has been providing accounting services to the Hampton Roads area for thirty (30) years. She is well versed in accounting management, internal audit, job cost analysis, tax preparation, financial statement production, bookkeeping and payroll.
She attended Christopher Newport University studying Accounting and St. Leo University studying Human Resources Management. She is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, accredited in versions 2009-2016. She is a Registered Tax Practitioner, Reporting Agent and Third Party Authorization with the IRS. Additionally, she holds authority as a Power of Authorized Representative with the Virginia Department of Taxation.
Since the founding of CLT in 2004, she has helped hundreds of businesses and individuals with accounting and business management services. She is affiliated with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, Retail Alliance, BLING and the Peninsula Women’s Network.
Sarah E. Smith
Sarah has nine (9) years of experience in tax preparation working for Jackson Hewitt and PBMares as a Seasonal Tax Preparer. As a military wife, she has prepared tax returns all over the country, assisting many military individuals and families with their unique situations.
She graduated in 1998 from Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Office Systems. She is extremely proficient, task-oriented, detailed and provides the highest quality of all work performed.
At CLT, she is responsible for managing monthly, quarterly and annual bookkeeping files. She also prepares returns for both businesses and individuals. She is knowledgeable in IRS tax code and has experience preparing complex as well as simple tax returns.
Laura N. Gonzalez
Business Development and Marketing Representative
Laura has four (4) years of experience, being a past Jr. Sales Associate for the Daily Press Media Group and a Digital Account Coordinator for Tribune Publishing. She holds a full-time position as an Experiential Marketing Specialist with Ferguson Enterprises and works for CLT in a part-time capacity.
She graduated in 2012 from Wake Forrest University with a Bachelors of Administration in Communications and English. She previously held a Board of Directors position with Menchville House.
Laura promotes the services of CLT throughout the Peninsula as the “Go To Accounting Practice” for small businesses, individuals and seniors.