About Us

Jesica Abella, EA, ABA, founder and CEO, has been working in the tax industry since 1994. She passed the Enrolled Agent exam in 2001 and the Accredited Business Advisor exam in 2016. Jesica worked for 9 years for a leading tax preparation company, preparing individual and business returns, as well as training and supervising new preparers. Jesica also spent five years working for a tax preparation software company as a Tax Content tester, researching tax law and verifying the accuracy of calculations.  In 2005, she founded Abella Tax Services and became a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Abella Tax Services was founded with the vision of providing small business owners the support they need to reach their goals.  Jesica is a member of NATP and the National Society of Accountants.

Crystal Alvord, Business Specialist and Vice President, joined ATS in 2013.  Her background includes Tax Software, Customer Service, Technical Support and Accounting.  She currently coordinates communications and the workflow of tax returns in our office.  She also prepares personal tax returns and provides notary services.  Crystal is currently pursuing her degree in accounting.  When not in the office Crystal spends her time supporting her daughter in her ice hockey endeavors and the association by volunteering.  She also supports her special needs son with his current passion of the week, and takes care of the menagerie of animals that have invaded her home.  Crystal is a member of NATP.

Erin Feltner, Payroll Specialist and Bookkeeper

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Johanna Beddoe, Communications Specialist

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Damaris Sainz, Accounting Specialist, has 15 years of experience in bookkeeping both locally and internationally, and is our newest addition to the Abella Tax Services Team. She speaks English and Spanish. She is our troubleshooter with bookkeeping issues and makes sure our client’s books are reviewed and ready to go.  When not in the office, Damaris spends her time volunteering for the community teaching Bible guided principles. She also loves traveling around the world and discovering unique and fun places like landing on a glacier in Alaska or kayaking in the turquoise pristine waters of the Sibuyan Sea in the Philippines.”