Bay Business Group, LLC is led by David Bradsher, CPA.
After 20 years in the CPA field, 11 with accounting giant Deloitte & Touche, David recognized the great need of small-, medium-sized and emerging businesses for specialized accounting services that would empower them to focus on the core of their business instead of spending valuable time on complex financial issues.
David’s vision, which grew into Bay Business Group, was (and still is) to provide these businesses with a service model typically available only to the largest companies.
Today, BBG is much more than a bookkeeping service. David and his team use a consultative approach that also includes guidance on business planning, tax planning, business strategy, forecasting and budgeting.
EXPERTS at outsourced bookkeeping and accounting.
David Bradsher, CPA
David Bradsher, CPA is the President of BBG.
David is a seasoned professional with over 25 years’ experience serving clients large and small. David started his CPA career assisting small- and medium-sized businesses. He developed a deep understanding of the issues facing organizations and utilized these insights to provide practical and effective internal accounting and tax-reporting solutions.
Later, as an associate in the National Tax and Management Consulting practice at Deloitte & Touche, one of the Big Four public accounting firms, he developed a broad-based understanding of tax and accounting information systems.
As a Senior Manager, for Deloitte & Touche Management Solutions, he led teams focused on assisting small and emerging businesses achieve their visions for growth, profitability and stability.
Today, David serves clients that require and recognize the benefits of close attention from an experienced professional. Many of these clients may have utilized the services of an Accountant or Consultant in the past but now want something different, something more — a trusted business advisor.
David and his associates provide this level of service and focus on the needs of small, medium-sized and emerging businesses.
Alicia Chan joined Bay Business Group in 2007 and has over 20 years of accounting experience. Beyond bookkeeping, she also works with our clients with their individual tax preparation. She has previous experience in corporate banking risk management and grant management at a non-profit cancer organization.
Kathy is a mother to six, yes count them, six children. To say that she is an expert at multi-tasking and prioritizing would be the understatement of the year. Prior to joining Bay Business Group, Kathy was a CPA with at Price Waterhouse Coopers, and served as an internal auditor for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Kathy joined Bay Business Group in 2016 as a Bookkeeping Specialist and was promoted to CPA Manager in 2019. As an accomplished pianist, in her spare time (spare time?) she serves as an accompanist to local churches, choirs and musicals.
Leslie is one of our bookkeeping specialist! Leslie is an accomplished professional with experience working in a fast-paced environment. She directed the daily operations of three different retail bank branches, developed a variety of training programs for bank associates in multiple states, and supervised the merger and acquisition of banking centers throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Leslie likes to relax at Nationals games with her husband and daughter.
Mary Leighty, CPA
Mary is one of our Accounting Managers. With a focus on small-to-medium-sized businesses, as well as clients in the government contracting industry, Mary is committed to delivery tax and financial services that meet each client’s unique objectives. A seasoned professional and licensed CPA, Mary brings more than 25 years of accounting and tax experience to our clients at Bay Business Group. Mary graduated with Distinction from George Mason University with a dual major in Accounting and Decision Sciences and Management. In her spare time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family, travel, gardening and creating mosaic art.
Karen is one of our bookkeeping specialist! Karen received her B.A in Finance from Catholic University and earned her M.B.A at George Washington University. Prior to joining Bay Business Group in 2011, most of her work experience was spent in Financial and Systems analyst positions. Karen served as the president of her Homeowners association for five years. She enjoys playing competitive tennis and is an accomplished vocalist who performs in Northern Virginia.
A graduate of George Mason University with a BA in communications, Jennifer joined Bay Business Group in 2016 as the Office Administrator. Jennifer cares deeply about our clients and believes they are best served if the office is running as smoothly as possible. She is organized, focused on customer service and likes being part of the BBG team. In her free time, she volunteers at her children’s schools as well for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.
Alison has a wide range of experience to draw upon. A graduate of Rice University in Texas, she started her career as an actuary and then moved into the entertainment field in a variety of production positions. A mother of two daughters, Alison spends much of her free time in various volunteer positions with her church and community.
Mary joined the Bay Business Group in 2005. A 1985 graduate from the Oklahoma State University with a B.S. in Accounting, Mary spent much of her early career as an accounts receivable manager for various companies in Texas. She spends much of her free time driving her three children to baseball, softball, volleyball and swim practice. Mary completed her first marathon last year.
Desiree is a bookkeeping specialist at Bay Business Group. Desiree brings a wide range of experience to Bay Business Group, having served as a Residential Loan Officer, a licensed insurance agent and a residential marketing manager in her previous positions. She is a graduate of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, and when not working at Bay Business Group, she enjoys being active in outdoor sports.
Tina is a highly motivated accounting professional with extensive experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. A native of Alabama and mother of five in a blended family, Tina is also a supportive Navy wife. Outside of work, Tina enjoys family time, traveling, and photography.
Originally from Phoenix, AZ, Jennifer has a traveled the world as a military spouse with her husband and two children. While moving her family from Japan, the UK, Bahrain, and now residing on the island of Malta, Jennifer has held various positions to keep her financial skills sharp. Most recently certified in Zero, the leader in cloud accounting software, Jennifer brings a diligence and energy that is most appreciated by her clients and colleagues at Bay Business Group.