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 attended Sacred Heart for High School. In 2001, she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science. 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, bookkeeping and payroll. 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.”
Sarah joined our team June 2020 as a staff accountant. She is a native of Louisiana. She attended St. Marys Dominican high school and late went on to graduate with a Bachelors degree in Finance and Economics. In 2014, she graduated from the University of New Orleans with her Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She began her public tax accounting career in 2015. She is currently taking additional courses required to sit for the CPA exam.
Her motto in life is: “Life is like accounting, everything must be balanced.”
Chance joined our team January 2022 as a staff accountant. He is a native of southeastern Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He graduated from the University of New Orleans in 2019 with his Master’s in Business Administration. He began his public tax accounting career in 2014 with a focus on audit and financial analysis. Currently, a sitting candidate, for the Uniform CPA exam with 2 passing exams under his belt.
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Mrs. Wright graduated with a Bachelors of Administration with a concentration in accounting from The University of Lafayette. After spending time raising a family and working in the legal field she wanted to get back to her real passion, accounting.
Bravely, she joined our team during busy season, in 2022.
In her free time she enjoys working out and staying fit and spending time with her family.