Meet the Team
Audrey Blackburn, Founder/Accountant
Audrey Blackburn is the Founder of Blackburn Consulting. She started the business in 2015 as a way to help small businesses and nonprofits with their accounting needs. She believes that by helping clients with accounting, bookkeeping and tax she can move them from a place of scarcity to one of abundance.
Audrey holds a Bachelor of Business from UOP and a Master of Accountancy from Gardner-Webb University. She has over 20+ years of experience in accounting and specializes in nonprofit accounting. She has worked in many small business and nonprofit organizations over the years.
She is married to Will and has two children, and two dogs. She lives in Advance, NC. When Audrey is not at work you will find her enjoying time with her family by the pool or traveling to warmer locations.
Meet Shelly Evans, Office Manager. Shelly is the first person you will see as you walk through the door. She is the voice answering your calls on the phone. She is always eager to help.
Shelly is married to John, her husband of 14 years. She is a mom to a son and stepmom to 2 daughters. She has over 30 years of accounting experience. She has a fun loving personality and likes to make everyone feel at home. Her favorite things to do are shop, travel, entertain and spend time with family.
Meet Aaron Hunter, Staff Accountant. Aaron is always smiling. He enjoys hanging out with his girlfriend, Vera. Italian is his favorite food and he loves to try new foods. His favorite holiday is Christmas.
Aaron is an Eagle Scout. He holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Appalachian State and is working towards his Master of Accountancy at Southern New Hampshire University Online. He has previously worked as an accountant for CPA firms.
Mary Ann Baird
Meet Mary Ann Baird, Staff Accountant. Mary Ann has worked since she was 16 in Accounting. When she was 55, she decided to obtain her Associates Degree in Accounting.
She has been married to her husband, Tom, for 10 years. Mary Ann loves to read and travel in her spare time. She has travelled to Europe three times.