Vanessa D. Pierce, CPA
Vanessa, who is originally a native of Southwest Florida, moved to New Orleans, LA in 2007. She began her career in public accounting in 2008 working for a small practice, uptown. She spent 5 years there gaining knowledge and experience with mostly individual income tax returns. In 2012, she wanted to expand her knowledge and advance her career by working for a larger CPA firm, located in downtown New Orleans. All of her career has been spent in the area of public tax accounting. She graduated in 2009 with her bachelors degree and went on to finish the pre-cpa program at the University of New Orleans. In 2013, she was presented with an opportunity to start her own firm with her own book of business and McClain Accounting, LLC was formed.
She is a mother to two active and curious young boys. A true passion of her’s is real estate and currently expanding her portfolio in that field over multiple states. She enjoys traveling and considers herself a "foodie."
Her motto is "You aren't rich until you have something money can't buy."
Nicole is a native of New Orleans and is full of cultural insights about this great area. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2001. Currently she is a few courses away in finishing her Pre-CPA at the University of New Orleans. Nicole began her career in public accounting in 2008 focusing on tax preparation for individuals and businesses. She took some time off to raise her two beautiful daughters and attend school for accounting. She joined our team in 2014.
Her motto in life is “…seemed like a good idea at the time.”
Linh joined our team January 2017 as a Staff Accountant. She is a native of Louisiana. She graduated with a Bachelors of Accounting from The University of New Orleans in 2011. Linh began her career in public accounting in 2011. Currently, she is eligible to sit for the CPA exam and engaged in the testing process.
She is a mother to two beautiful young daughters and enjoys cooking her native Vietnamese cuisine.
Sarah joined our team June 2020 as a staff accountant. She is a native of Louisiana. She graduated from the University of New Orleans in 2014 with her Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She began her public tax accounting career in 2015. She plans on taking additional courses required to sit for the CPA exam.
Her motto in life is: “Life is like accounting, everything must be balanced.”