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The Blazej Team

Blazej Accounting & Bookkeeping is known for its varied experience and deep bench. Our staff is here to help you with quick, efficient on-boarding and remarkable service.

Cheryl Blazej

Managing Partner

  • Born & raised in southern California
  • BBA, National University
  • Was transferred to Atlanta earlier in her career
  • Held several senior financial positions with Burroughs, Unisys and UPS
  • Founded Blazej Accounting & Bookkeeping in 2006
  • Loves: travel and Italian food
  • Lives in Roswell
  • Cheryl is “The Connector”: she connects people, she connects problems found in bookkeeping to the process that’s in place and she connects her clients’ operational habits with cost-saving tools.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor   Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

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Donna Kizer

Donna Kizer

Chief Operations Officer

  • Born and raised in Maryland
  • BSBA, East Carolina University
  • Moved to Atlanta after college
  • Joined Blazej Accounting in 2008
  • Loves: cooking, playing tennis and bacon
  • Lives in Milton
  • Donna is “The Teacher”: she loves to teach clients how to use QuickBooks and relishes teaching Blazej staff the right way to do things. She likes to find solutions and develop procedures to support them.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

Melanie McNaughton

Office Manager

  • Born and raised in Atlanta
  • BS, Emory University
  • Loves: Reading, running, chocolate
  • Lives in Roswell
  • Melanie is “The Finisher”: loves seeing things through and marking tasks off her to-do list

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

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Juli Paladino

Accounting Manager

  • Born and raised in the Washington, DC/Maryland area
  • BA, Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Relocated to Atlanta in 2017
  • Loves all things Disney & Italian food
  • Juli is “The Futurist”: loves giving clients a true financial picture, that makes it easier to plan for the future.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

Suzy Brown

Bookkeeping Supervisor

  • Born and raised in Atlanta
  • Lives in Atlanta again, after detours through Norfolk, VA and Gaeta, Italy
  • Loves: boating and sushi
  • Suzy is “The Fixer”: loves getting accounts to reconcile on the first try and gets great satisfaction from helping clients find order out of chaos.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

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Suzy Brown

Bookkeeping Supervisor

  • Born and raised in Atlanta
  • Lives in Atlanta again, after detours through Norfolk, VA and Gaeta, Italy
  • Loves: boating and sushi
  • Suzy is “The Fixer”: loves getting accounts to reconcile on the first try and gets great satisfaction from helping clients find order out of chaos.
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Trina Gardner

Trina Gardner

Bookkeeper

  • Born and raised in Robinson, IL
  • BS, Utah State University
  • Followed her husband in a career move to Atlanta
  • Loves: reading novels and tom yum soup
  • Lives in Roswell
  • Trina is “The Finder”: loves reconciling accounts and balancing balance sheets.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

Joyce Saccone

Bookkeeper

  • Born and raised in Chicago
  • BBA, Western Illinois University
  • Followed her husband in a career move to Atlanta
  • Loves: family/friend-time, TV, watermelon & popcorn
  • Lives in Alpharetta
  • Joyce is “The Perfectionist”: determined to do things correctly 100% of the time

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor Aero Certified T Sheets Pro Certified

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