Welcome to e:countable! We are a Virtual Accounting Department offering a sophisticated level of accounting, bookkeeping, CFO, and back office services not typically available for small to mid-size business owners.

Here is the team of talented professionals at e:countable!


This is Mark Palmer MBA, CMA, CFM (President) – our guy in charge. With a particular passion for entrepreneurs, Mark offers more than 30 years’ experience, including many years internationally, helping business owners maximize profitability and add value to their enterprise. Need a little help getting your business growing again? Start here.



This is Robin, our Director of Operations. She brings over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of Accounting, including for a myriad of domestic and international industries that include construction, distribution, manufacturing, real estate, and a number of service industries. A founding member of an investment club established in 1997, she currently serves as the club’s Financial Partner. For Robin a perfect day includes riding with her husband on their motorcycle, playing with their dog, Rufus, and working in the yard.



This is Mary Jo, one of our Controllers. Mary Jo has 29 years of VP, Controller and Cost Accounting experience in publicly and privately held as well as foreign owned entities.  She has primarily worked in manufacturing and distributions companies in the Tidewater area all of her career. Mary Jo received her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Production Operations Management from Old Dominion University. She enjoys gardening, watching movies and spending time with her husband, Paul, of 28 years and two daughters, Mason and Jessie.



This is Iris, another one of our Controllers. She began her accounting career working in public accounting, having worked at both national and regional CPA firms. After obtaining her CPA license, Iris has worked as an Internal Auditor, Accounting Manager and as a Controller in the retail/service sectors. She also established a not-for-profit at her daughters’ high school, and still serves on their Board of Directors.  A perfect day for Iris would be a day boating at the lake with her husband, her three daughters and their families.



This is Helen, our QuickBooks Pro advisor.  A certified QuickBooks Pro advisor since 2006, Helen has over 12 years of experience in accountancy.  She has worked with setting up and training businesses on QuickBooks in various industries such as retail, construction and restaurants.  Helen’s time away from work is spent in North Carolina being a mom to 3 children, an American Bulldog, an adopted kitty named Lily, fish, and being an awesome wife.



This is Ellen, one of our accountants. Ellen brings 10 years of accounting experience particularly in the finance and insurance industries. In her spare time she enjoys her “second” job of writing fiction, hanging out with her 3 daughters, cooking and cultivating orchids.



This is Jennifer, one of our accountants.  With more than 17 years’ experience she specializes in outsourced accounting including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Reconciliations.  She has accounting  experience with an array of business types including restaurants, medical practices, technology industries, mortgage companies and car dealerships. She is an active member in the Chesapeake Relay for Life and supports several other local community organizations.



This is Samantha, one of our accountants. She brings over 10 years of Administrative experience working in both small and large businesses. Originally from Maine, Samantha moved to Virginia to escape cold harsh winters. She chose wisely and currently resides in Virginia Beach with her daughter and their dog Gizmo.



This is Chrisse, one of our accountants. She has over 5 years accounting experience and previously taught art & theatre at Nile C. Kinnick High School in Yokosuka Japan. In her spare time Chrisse enjoys reading, crafting & refinishing furniture, traveling, and spending time with her husband Robert and their pug Carly.



This is Jenny, our administrative assistant.  With over 10 years of administrative experience, Jenny assists the e:countable team with many different tasks.  Jenny came to e:countable in early 2016 after working for e:countable’s parent company Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer P.C. for more than 7 years.  She currently resides in Suffolk with her husband Bradley,  their three cats and flock of chickens. Her hobbies include autocross racing, fishing, and photography.