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Bookkeeping and Software Selection

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October 13, 2016

Presenter: Audrey Powers, BB&T

Presenter Bio: I have worked in the financial industry for 35 years and with BB&T for 26.  Current position is Small Business Specialist Team Leader for the Valley Region assisting a variety of small business clients including farmers with financial needs.   I have a BS degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting.  The bank also keeps us well educated in financial analysis, regulations, and products and services that fit specific small business client’s needs.  I grew up on a small farm where we raised hogs, chickens, milked cows, and grew vegetables for consumption; and tobacco as a cash crop.  Gardening and spending time with my family, especially grandchildren, are my greatest joy.  I love the outdoors.

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