Charlene M. Ives, CPA, PC, manages a home based practice, Charlene M. Ives, CPA, PC. Ms. Ives has written and co-authored several articles on practice management, and has been a speaker for the National Association of Home Based CPAS, and a contributor to KFFN talk radio, and teaches a class called "Small Business Tax and Accounting", for the Maricopa Community College District.

Professional Summary

Charlene M. Ives, CPA, provides tax and accounting services, serving businesses and individuals, with specialization in the spectrum of planning and taxation for small businesses and their owners.

  • Tax planning, tax return preparation for individuals and small business
  • Strategic choice of entity

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Magna Cum Laude
Arizona State University
Certified Public Accountant
1993 Arizona

Leadership & Accomplishments

  • Adjunct Faculty, Mesa Community College District - Small Business Studies Department 1999 - 2009
  • AICPA Peer Review pilot program in Arizona, 1991 & 1992
  • Published articles on practice management topics
  • Co-founded and developed Entrepreneurial CPA Network

Community Affiliations

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member 1993 - 2000
Non-Profit Committee 1995 & 1996
American Society of Women Accountants
Programs Chair 1996 & 1997
Member of the Year 1997
Entrepreneurial CPA Network
Secretary 1997 & 1998
President 1999, 2000
The Centers for Habilitation Tempe, Arizona
Board of Directors 1998 - 2009
Governance Committee Chair 1999 - 2003
Corporate Secretary 2003
Corporate Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair 2003 - 2006
the Cutty Legacy Foundation Chairperson 2009 - present
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International
Member 2003, 2004
Neighborhood Economic Redevelopment Corporation (NEDCO)
Board member & Loan Review Committee 2004 - 2005