“It just might be rocket science!”
Maybe accounting and business finance isn’t rocket science, but Deirdre actually was one. As a child Deirdre wanted to go to the moon, she was fascinated with space and space exploration. So, having lived out her dreams…maybe not going to the moon but becoming and working as NASA Engineer is living out a dream. It’s not a stretch to see how she is helping others now live out their dreams of entrepreneurship.
Deirdre Morhet, founder of BASC Expertise, has developed a sharp eye for how businesses get bloated with inefficiencies, specifically when it comes to cash flow and taxes, and how they can retool for a sleeker, smoother, strategically focused organization. As an entrepreneur who quickly built her own successful business, she helps other business owners set priorities and understand the importance of the financial aspect of their business so they can continue to grow. “Houston, WE HAVE A PROBLEM” …and Deirdre is always there to make what seems impossible possible.
Her clients have ranged from real life Astronauts, large construction/manufacturing corporations to Mom-and-Pop retail shops. She has been featured on Arizona News Channel 3 and has numerous awards for best accounting firm, and winner of the Sun Devil 100 Entrepreneurial award in 2017 and 2018.
Her expertise includes, business financial analysis, tax preparation & planning, business organization, entity structure and more.
“Your secrets are safe with me, I wasn’t even listening.”-Yoda
Nancy has worked since the age of 19 as an industry leader in the high-end retail world, running multi-million-dollar businesses. She has a track record of success building teams and retaining a best place to work environment. Nancy’s focus in customer service for the last 20 years brings an elevated customer experience to current and future clients.
When not at work Nancy and her husband are working to build their own custom hot rod business, Big 10 Garage. Nancy has 2 beautiful kids with aspirations in becoming a professional symphony cello player and the youngest in becoming a professional pianist.
“My head says gym, but my heart says TACOS.”
Born and raised here in Gilbert, Arizona. Kristen has perfected the art of taking over-extended naps and pushing off laundry duties while also becoming a knock off Martha Stewart with her banana bread. Kristen who was previously in the sales field since she graduated from Arizona State University, has now transitioned to learn how to be a bookkeeper and handle the Business Development here at BASC Expertise! She is a proud ASU Alumni and a die-hard devil.
You will normally find her rooting on the devils at football and basketball games all year long. When not at sporting events, you can find Kristen soaking in her favorite tv series, finding new restaurants to try out or hanging out with her family! She has a huge sweet tooth and you’ll find her snacking on sweets daily.
“Remember what you have learned. Save you, it can.”-Yoda
Kelly is a third generation native to Arizona who has been working in payroll and accounting for over 10 years. She is Quickbooks Advanced Certified and always ready to help with a smile. In her spare time she's an avid reader, crafter and an unapologetic nerd. She enjoys spending time on her porch in Globe (where there is the most amazing hammock ever created) and baking cupcakes.
“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”-Charlie Chaplin
Jennifer is native to Arizona and attended Arizona State University. Go Devils!! She has worked as an accountant/bookkeeper for close to 10 years and is QuickBooks Advanced Certified. She enjoys helping clients understand their financials and implement efficient business practices.
In her spare time, Jennifer loves spending time with her partner in crime (Joel) and 3 dogs. She enjoys crocheting and making jewelry, singing, watching football, and spending time with family and friends. Her ideal vacation is spending time laying on the beach with an umbrella drink!
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”-Indigo Montoya
Shirl grew up in Seattle, Washington and discovered her passion for bookkeeping over 15 years ago. Her love of QuickBooks and small business finances fuels her desire to provide clients with an easy understanding of their own financials in order to thrive and grow.
Shirl and her husband, Karl, moved to Arizona with Tatum (their Rottie mix) in 2016. They enjoy small hikes, discovering new day trips and their amazing backyard that they recently took from a dirt lot to a beautiful oasis. Visits from family and friends is the MOST fun, especially when her son and daughter-in-law come to enjoy the sun and pooltime.
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”-Oprah Winfrey
Tosha is originally from Indiana and started calling Arizona home for the past 10 years. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting and has worked in the tax industry for the past 14 years.
When Tosha is not busy crunching numbers, she loves spending time with her family (which includes her two sets of twins), doing puzzles, and baking.
"Sixty percent of the time, it works every time." - Brian Fantana
Elizabeth was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona while having spent the majority of her life as a Sunny Arizona resident. This is her third year in bookkeeping and has enjoyed learning the ins and outs of it while meeting great families and businesses along the way. She is currently working towards expanding her education in the Business Data Analytics field.When not at work, Elizabeth is fond of going to concerts and watching Americas greatest sports, baseball and football. She fills her spare time with mindless TV series, forcing her cat to love her, and embarrassing her kids.