Elizabeth Mance founded Accountability Services in 2001. She started her accounting career in 1986, working for Arthur Andersen for 11 years. In 1997 she left Andersen to launch Accountability Services. Throughout her career she also worked in industry for AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, and The Walt Disney Company. After years of advising large corporate clients, she turned her attention to smaller businesses and individuals.  Elizabeth is an is an honors graduate in Accountancy from the University of South Florida, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.