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Employee Spotlight: Shea Petersen

Employee Spotlight:  Shea Petersen

Accountfully believes people are greater than numbers, and we are on a mission to prove it.  We enjoy featuring our eclectic employees with a spotlight that shows the world a bit more about them behind the outsourced accounting scenes.  

Shea Petersen is a remote Accounting Manager based out of Chicago, Illinois.  She grew up in a small suburb of Chicago called Clarendon Hills. While she is one of the few team members that will be sitting Karaoke out while our others belt out their favorites, don't get the wrong impression, she’s no stick in the mud.  Let’s learn more about Shea and see what she’s been up to outside of the accounting world.

Shea’s Role at Accountfully:

I am an Accounting Manager based out of Chicago, Illinois.

First job:  

I landed my first job as a three-year-old baby model for Spiegel Magazine

What got Shea into Accounting:

Getting an A+ in accounting senior year of HS so I knew I was good at it :)

Favorite way to unwind after a busy day:  

Candle, wine, and a good book or trashy tv show

Favorite part of working at Accountfully: 

My favorite part about working for Accountfully is the great energy and camaraderie among my colleagues and the incredible clients we get exposure to!

What makes Shea laugh the most:  

Probably my dog, she does the goofiest things. Tune in to her Instagram account @maples_fresh_finds to find out more.

Shea’s go-to Karaoke song:

Oh man, I don't know that you'll ever find me doing Karaoke lol.

Where Shea is headed in a time machine: 

1990's because the fashion is back and trending

If Shea could be an animal, she would be:

A sea otter–they live such a carefree life and always look so cozy

Any nicknames?  

The nickname list is pretty extensive: Shea Show, Shea Bay Bay, Petey, Slim Sheady, Shea Buttah to name a few...

Alma Matter:  

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

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If you are interested in working alongside team members like Shea, you are in luck!  We are always seeking Accounting professionals in various roles.  Take a peek at our careers page for all of the details and to learn more about our workplace perks.

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