Meet the Accountants
Behind the Software

Our in-house accounting expertise makes LeaseQuery unique. Experienced accountants build our products and assist our clients every step of the way. Meet some of the team below:

George Azih

CEO

George is a leading expert in lease accounting and founded LeaseQuery in 2011. Prior to that, he performed Accounting Research and Technical Accounting for a Fortune 500 company, where he specialized in lease accounting, sale-leaseback transactions, build-to-suit arrangements, debt restructurings, asset retirement obligations, and purchase accounting. George graduated from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Jennifer Booth

VP of Accounting

Jennifer has over 16 years of experience in audit and technical accounting. She has assisted clients in understanding and applying the new standards, making her a lease accounting expert. She currently advises our in-house accountants on the more challenging aspects of lease accounting and works hand in hand with our developers to perfect our software. Jennifer is a graduate of Furman University, where she received a BA in accounting.

Melissa Sacks

Director of Product

As the Director of Product, Melissa brings nearly 20 years of experience in financial reporting and technical accounting to the team. She has helped companies successfully implement major accounting standards, including leading the charge to a successful ASC 842 implementation at a publicly traded real estate investment trust. She received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State University as well as an MBA from Villanova University.

Sarah O’Sullivan

Director of Product

As the Director of Product, Sarah brings over 16 years of accounting and finance experience to the company. She started her career in the audit practice at Deloitte and served in technical accounting and financial reporting roles for Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing industry. She received her Master’s degree in accounting from The University of Georgia and is a licensed CPA in Georgia.

Olu Adebayo

Lease Accounting Manager

Before joining LeaseQuery, Olu worked as a corporate accountant, where he helped prepare and record journal entries, reconciled general ledger accounts, and conducted necessary account analysis and research. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgia State University and a Master’s degree in accounting/business management from Walden University.

Blessing Ajose

Accounting Supervisor

Blessing is an experienced accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the corporate, retail, and real estate industries. She received a Master of Science focused in business and finance from City University of New York-Brooklyn College.

Adriana Alayon

Lease Accounting Manager

Adriana has over six years of accounting experience in both Colombia and the United States. Originally an Accounting Trainee at LeaseQuery, she is now a Lease Accounting Manager. She is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University.

Abdi-Khadar Ali

Accounting Manager

Abi-Khadar is a graduate of Georgia State University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in accounting. He has previously worked as an Accounting Associate and is currently an Accounting Manager at LeaseQuery.

Kiley Arnold

Accounting Product Marketing Manager

Kiley has over 10 years of experience in corporate accounting and performing month-end close for various levels and departments of an organization. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oglethorpe University.

Myke’esha Bannister

Accounting Specialist – Payroll

Myke’esha had experience at multiple companies as a Payroll Specialist before coming to LeaseQuery. She graduated from Gordon State College with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Benjamin Belk

Accounting Manager

Benjamin joined our technical accounting team after working as a Senior Auditor at a major accounting firm, where he led the engagement team through SEC filings of quarterly/annual results and guided clients through the adoption of the new standards. He has a Bachelor’s degree in business administration-accounting from Appalachian State University and a Master’s degree in accounting from Wake Forest University.

Devin Bouch

Accounting Services Manager

Devin graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in accounting before joining LeaseQuery as a Lease Accounting Manager. He then became a Customer Accounting Advisor assisting clients with lease accounting questions before moving back to implementation as an Accounting Services Manager.

David Buchanan

Technical Accounting Manager

David previously worked at EY providing assurance services to public multinational companies and private companies across a range of industries. He uses his accounting experience and expertise to interpret complex accounting standards to ensure that new products, features, and enhancements comply with relevant guidance for our clients. David received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting at California State University and a Master’s degree in accounting at The University of Tennessee.

Sarah Burson

Customer Accounting Advisor

Sarah joined LeaseQuery as a customer accounting advisor after serving as an accounting manager and financial analyst in the banking industry. She received her degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Carl Dann

Director of Implementation

Carl has a background in the financial service industry. After working as a Lease Accounting Manager at LeaseQuery, he left to help implement the lease accounting standard for a billion-dollar private company. He moved them onto a lease accounting software before coming back to LeaseQuery as Director of Implementation. He is a graduate of the University of West Georgia where he received his degree in accounting.

David Dobson

Lease Accounting Manager

David is an experienced tax associate with an extensive background in the accounting industry. He received his BBA in Accounting and Master’s degree focused in taxation from Georgia State University.

David Driskell

Product Owner

David had two extensive accounting internships before graduating and landing his job as a Junior Business Analyst at LeaseQuery. He received a BS in accounting and marketing from Berry College.

David Duncan

Director of FP&A

David Duncan is an experienced finance manager with a demonstrated history. He specializes in merging corporate FP&A and data analytics through statistical techniques and expert modeling. Prior to LeaseQuery, he was a senior finance manager for Microsoft’s Office business. David received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington.

Emily Fish

Product Accounting Manager

Emily is a skilled accounting professional with over 15 years of accounting and finance experience. She was the Director of Finance at multiple reputable companies and is an expert at implementing the new lease accounting standards. Emily has a BA in political science from The University of Kansas and an MBA in accounting from Avila University.

Jim FitzGibbons

CFO

Jim is LeaseQuery’s first CFO and brings 30 years of accounting experience in both public and privately-held companies to LeaseQuery. He received his accounting degree from the University of Alabama.

Matt Flynn

Customer Accounting Advisor

Matt brings a demonstrated background in accounting to the team. Before LeaseQuery, he worked as an auditor at a consulting firm. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Georgia Southern University.

Jonathan Grimes

Customer Accounting Manager

As a customer accounting manager at LeaseQuery, Jonathan uses his experience as an accounting intern to help us execute on our vision to make accountants’ and financial executives’ lives easier. He graduated from LaGrange College with a BS in accountancy.

Christopher Gwizdala

Customer Accounting Advisor

Christopher brings nearly 17 years of accounting experience to the team. As a customer accounting advisor, he uses his expertise to develop lease accounting knowledge and its application within LeaseQuery. He received his Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from St. John’s University in New York.

Jordan Hand

Staff Accountant

Jordan was a staff accountant at multiple accounting firms before landing his position at LeaseQuery. He graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Samantha Hart

Technical Accounting Manager

Before joining LeaseQuery, Samantha worked as an auditor at a Big Four accounting firm. She uses her auditing experience to research and monitor complex accounting problems in her role as technical accounting manager. She graduated from Florida State University with a Master’s degree in accounting.

Laura Hood

LAMP Associate

Laura uses her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgia College and State University and audit internship experience to benefit LeaseQuery’s Lease Accounting Management Program.

Cortni Jones

Lease Accounting Manager

Cortni joined the LeaseQuery team with previous experience as a Staff Accountant and a Treasury Specialist. She graduated from Savannah State University with a BBA with a concentration in accounting.

Jake Jones

Controller

Jake has over 9 years of experience working with technology and healthcare companies to provide assurance over financial statements and identify areas for operational improvements. Prior to LeaseQuery, he was a senior manager at Cherry Bekaert. He received his Master of Accountancy from The University of Georgia.

Thomas Lumsden

Lease Accounting Manager

Thomas joined LeaseQuery’s Lease Accounting Management Program after graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Jaron Moss

Lease Accounting Manager

Jaron brings extensive auditing experience to his role as accounting manager at LeaseQuery. He has served as part of the audit staff at multiple accounting firms. He received his degree in accounting and business administration from Belmont Abbey College and is a licensed CPA.

Babra Mungia

Customer Accounting Advisor

Babra graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. She gained accounting experience as a staff accountant at a homebuilding company before she joined the LeaseQuery team.

Hong Ngoc Nguyen

Customer Accounting Advisor

Hong graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in accounting. She worked as an accounting assistant for five years and has experience as an e-commerce clerk. As a customer accounting advisor, she serves as a lease accounting expert at LeaseQuery.

Jason Parker

Lead Accounting Manager

Jason brings multiple years of audit experience to the team. He continues to develop his skills in GAAP and IFRS technical accounting topics in his role as Accounting Solutions Manager. Jason has a Master’s degree and BBA in accounting from The University of Georgia.

Amanda Payne

Accounting Manager

Amanda is an experienced accounting professional with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry in Assurance Services. She has a Master’s degree in accountancy from Troy University and a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Alabama.

Mario Quach

Customer Accounting Advisor

Mario graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. He gained accounting experience as a staff and senior accountant at multiple companies before joining LeaseQuery as a customer accounting advisor, where he serves as a lease accounting expert.

Rachel Reed

Senior Accounting Manager

Rachel started her career as an Assurance Intern for a multinational accounting firm and grew in that role to become a Staff Accountant. She joined LeaseQuery with experience in financial services and accounting. Rachel received her Bachelor’s and Master’s in accounting from The University of Mississippi.

Tyqueze Walker

Implementation Team Lead

Tyqueze graduated with a BS in accounting & finance from The University of West Georgia. He began his career as a Project Manager, where he reviewed invoices and oversaw financial control of all projects, before landing at LeaseQuery.

Shaniece White

Customer Accounting Advisor

As a customer accounting advisor at LeaseQuery, Shaniece uses her past auditing experience to provide expert lease accounting guidance to both her team and customers. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Georgia State University.

Wesley Williams

Accounting Manager

Wesley received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Kennesaw State University. He brings auditing experience to the team from a previous internship, as well as a background in accounting.