Kelly K. Welter, CPA has worked in public practice since graduating from Oregon State University and Agder Business College in Kristiansand, Norway in 1994 where she received dual bachelors' degrees in Accounting and International Business. She worked at two local firms in Oregon before moving to Las Vegas in 2002. She then worked as the tax manager at a local firm until going out on her own in 2005 and opened KKW & Associates, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2011, Kelly merged her firm with another local firm, Serl & Keefer CPAs, to form Serl Keefer Welter CPAs, LLP. The firm specializes in individual and business taxation as well as business consulting. Kelly’s extensive work with small businesses over the years laid the foundation for her work with businesses in a variety of industries. Kelly is working with sole practitioners and small businesses in helping them analyze their current operating and financial situations. Kelly is a member of the NSCPA, the AICPA, the AICPA Women’s Networking Group, and the AICPA AWSCPA Task Force. She currently serves on the Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee for the AICPA and as the Chair of the AICPA AWSCPA Task Force. In the past, Kelly has served in multiple positions on the National Board for the AWSCPA including National President in 2013-2014. She has also served as the Moms In Business Network Southern Nevada Leader, as Treasurer for Boys Hope Girl Hope – Nevada, as Treasurer for GNJ Family Life Center, as Treasurer of Moms In Business Enterprises, and as Treasurer of the Rotary Club Las Vegas Summerlin. Kelly currently lives in Las Vegas with her husband and four children.