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Lesley C.Lookingbill, CPA, Senior Accountant

Lesley, who joined The Kelly Group in October 2014, is a CPA with 10 years of experience in public accounting. She provides tax and accounting services, as well as tax planning advice, to individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. From her experience providing accounting and administrative services to a family-owned local service company, Lesley brings an insight and knowledge into the dynamics of owning and maintaining a successful small business.

Lesley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Stevenson University in 2007, and obtained her CPA designation the following year. She is a member of the Chesapeake Professional Women’s Network, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Lesley started her professional life as a computer programmer before focusing her energies on raising her children. While educating her 2 sons and daughter at home, she created and led a homeschool oversight program. Toward the end of her children’s homeschool years, she returned to school at the same time she began working for a public accounting firm.

An Aberdeen resident, she is quite active in the Harford County Community. Lesley is Treasurer of Harford Family House, an organization that provides transitional housing for homeless families. She has also served as Treasurer of the Historical Society of Harford County, Faith Community and Civic Agencies United, and the Nancy Jacobs for Congress Campaign. In addition, she was a board member of the Route 40 Business Association.