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About our Firm 2018-04-03T14:08:43+00:00

kishaOUR FIRM…and our history

Restore Accounting, Tax Preparation and Training is the place in Albuquerque, NM and Rio Rancho, NM that people regularly turn to for superb quality accounting, tax preparation and training experience. It can truly be said that We Love Numbers And People.

Restore Accounting started as a college dream of our Principal Accountants, Takisha Rhodes, MBA.  She learned one of the hardest parts of starting a small business was doing the accounting.  Many small businesses close within the 2nd – 3rd year of starting up. Why? Mainly due to mishandling of funds, little to no accounting experience, management issues and lastly, not being able to afford professional financial services.  Takisha decided her purpose as an accountant would be to help the very people who need it the most, small business owners who can’t afford professional financial services, but still need the expertise of a well-trained, professional and honest accountant.

Now of course this dream didn’t become reality until she had been out of school for 10 years and returned to get her master’s degree. After several years of her relentless mother and husband pushing her to “just do it”, and several friends calling and asking for help with their own small businesses, Takisha took the leap and started Restore Accounting, LLC officially January 1, 2010. Her initial plan was to offer accounting only, but after successfully securing several small business clients who also needed tax preparation, she added tax preparation. She also added on medical billing & coding from 2012 – 2018 and still has several medical billing & coding clients although she is no longer accepting new medical billing & coding clients due to her drive to train and spread her knowledge to more than just her current clients. In 2018 Takisha is bridging out to train others on accounting, taxes and medical billing & coding with the goal of reaching more small businesses on a larger scale. Thus, currently resulting in her practice being Accounting, Tax Preparation and Training as of 2018.

OUR TEAM

TAKISHA RHODES, MBA

OWNER, PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT

Takisha is the founder of Restore Accounting, LLC. She serves as the principal accountant of the firm. Her personality is very easy going and fits well with the New Mexico culture.  She loves talking and meeting new people, she has great organization skills and is a lifelong learner. In addition to running the firm, she is a part-time accounting & business instructor at Central New Mexico Community College.

Experience

Professionally Takisha has an extensive background in small business accounting, mental health medical billing, federal and state taxes. She places a strong emphasis on developing and improving relationships while providing exemplary customer service and attention to detail as a means of retaining existing clientele. She is an accountant because she loves numbers and people and she is an entrepreneur because she loves seeing her peers succeed in turning their dreams into reality.  

In her free time Takisha’s hobbies include: riding her Can Am Motorcycle, traveling, reading, going to the movies, community service, and making great memories with the ones she loves.

Professional Awards & Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Management Accountants
  • Recipient of AICPA Accounting Scholarship
  • NM Kids Board Member
  • Community Service Award from Fellowship Baptist Church

Education

  • Albuquerque Academy Alum
  • NAU – Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business, 2011
  • NAU – Bachelor of Science in Managerial & CPA Accounting, 2003
  • Annual Continuing Professional Education

Takisha’s Motto

I love working with numbers and people, restoring the balance of great customer service and accounting. Preparation + Opportunity = Success  and this is why I will never stop learning.

DAMON RHODES

TECHNICAL SERVICE MANAGER/COURIER

Experience

Damon is the co-founder of Restore Accounting. He serves as the technical service manager and courier for the firm. Damon also works with many different charities and does several hours of community service each year in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho area.  He enjoys helping Takisha out wherever he can and if you receive courier services, you will most likely see his smiling face. For his full time job, he works at Intel Corp as a Computer Technician and has been with Intel Corp for over 10 years doing work that he loves. In addition to working at the firm and Intel Corp, Damon is a part time certified truck driver.

In his free time Damon’s hobbies include: riding his Yamaha R-1 Motorcycle, traveling, and spending time with the people he loves.

Education

ECPI University, Associate Degree in Computer Technology, 2001
National American University, Bachelor’s Degree in Management, 2010
Central New Mexico Community College, CDL Certification, 2015

Damon’s Motto

“You can do more as a team than you can alone, working together is the key to true success.”

Our Team of Contractors

Bookkeepers, HR Managers, Tax Preparers, Payroll, Office Admin and Interns 

As Restore Accounting continues to grow, we have surround ourselves with a great team of contractors to support and help with not only our grown, but yours as well. We work with several contractors for services such as Bookkeeping, CPA’s, HR Management, Tax Preparation, Payroll, Office Administrative Work and also offer Internships to up and coming accounting & tax students. If there is a service you need that Restore Accounting does not directly provide, we can always work to come up with a solution with our team of contractors.

Experience

Our contractors have worked in their fields for 20 plus years, they are working for Restore Accounting as contractors so they can enjoy the freedom of working in their own work environment and making their own schedules. This allows our contractors to work with the business community at Restore Accounting and continue to use their skills and knowledge. 

Professional Awards & Memberships

  • In addition to working at Restore Accounting, our contractors volunteer all over the State of New Mexico, attend school at our local colleges and also run successful businesses of their own.

Education

  • Our contractors hold degrees & certifications in: Accounting, CPA’s, Management, Organizational Communications, Taxes, Bookkeeping, Business Administration, Education and Government Contracting.

One of our Contractor’s Motto

“Treat others as you would like to be treated.”

CONTACT US TODAY

PRIVACY

Our office is setup to offer privacy for those customers concerned about keeping personal financial information between us and them. We have separate meeting rooms available, each with its own door. We also have work spaces that allow our workers a chance to efficiently perform all duties.

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OUR COMMITMENT IS TO HELP OUR CLIENTS WITH THE MOST PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY TEAM IN ALBUQUERQUE AND RIO RANCHO

We employ a team of seasoned professionals who stay current with each industry’s requirements to make certain our customers receive only the most reliable and compliant services at competitive prices. Our team has a passion for the field that easily carries over into making our interactions as friendly and helpful as possible.