Staff Profile

TalleyGold is committed to providing exceptional support for the businesses and taxpayers in Northern Arizona. A vital component of our success is our staff.

Christina R. Talley, CPA, PLLC

Christina offers the community over a decade of experience in both public accounting and accounting for various industries, including the medical field. She has been employed in both large and small environments and currently focuses on the needs of small businesses and individuals.

Christina Talley earned her Arizona CPA license in 2000, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Binghamton University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Arizona State University. Christina is also a member of the American Institute of CPA's (AICPA), the Arizona Society of CPA's (ASCPA) and both the Flagstaff and Kingman Chambers of Commerce.

Prior to forming TalleyGold, Christina's accounting and industrial experience included employment at a global accounting firm, a foreign-owned energy company, a short-haul trucking company, an international financial services firm, a city hospital and a rural urgent care facility.

Joanne (Jo) Shute

As a long-time Flagstaff resident, Jo has been with the TalleyGold team for many years. Her background is in engineering, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from NAU. She has become the payroll specialist and client relations coordinator for our firm. She possesses a completely unreasonable affinity for accounting and tax work and really enjoys helping our clients with their business needs.

Crystal Austin

If you could picture the perfect first impression to great clients and represent our firm, both on the telephone and in person, Crystal fits the bill. Her pleasant nature and genuine desire to assist clients shines through with every client encounter. She is a valuable team member at TalleyGold.

Tami Greene

After seven years as a CPA working in the auditing department of public accounting firms, three of which were spent at Arthur Andersen, Tami spent several years working in the construction industry. She performed various duties included accounting, staffing, scheduling, dispatching, reporting, billing, contract negotiations, bidding and payroll.

As part of the TalleyGold team, she provides a full range of accounting services for clients including all aspects of payroll processing, daily accounting/bookkeeping activities, monthly sales tax reporting, financial statement preparation and income tax preparation.