For over 14 years, Alana Vick has devoted herself to the tax profession in the public accounting industry, working within both small and large firms. Starting her career after graduating from the University of Arizona in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting, Alana has served clients from many walks of life, as she progressed through the ranks in public accounting to Senior Management. Most notably, closely held businesses including franchisees, real estate professionals, restauranteurs, architects, attorneys, physicians, dentists & creatives. Beyond closely held business owners, Alana has also served highly compensated executives of many Silicon Valley based tech giants (think Facebook, Google, Tesla, Apple, etc.) in stock option planning and tax compliance, as well as early-stage startups. Her years of experience have honed a skillset that is relevant and ready to meet the tax compliance and planning needs of individuals and small businesses in all 50 states. Alana is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in both Arizona and Tennessee. A desert rat hailing from the hot Sonoran Desert of Tucson, AZ, Alana has happily resided in Powell, TN just outside the stunning Great Smoky Mountains since 2017, with her fiancé Austin and their clan of 4 perfectly spoiled dogs.