Meet Our Team

carrie west owner of wbs

Carrie West

The one who pays the bills & has all of the headaches.

West’s Bookkeeping Services (WBS), is more than an advising and bookkeeping business for me; it is a continuous journey and an enduring adventure. I view each day as a new opportunity to expand our knowledge and collaborate closely with our team and you, our clients. In this environment, we share insights and foster a culture where daily improvement is not just a goal, but a commitment.

In my role as an advisor, bookkeeper and business owner, I view challenges not as obstacles, but as valuable stepping stones that lead to greater learning and development. We celebrate your business milestones, big or small, with the same level of enthusiasm, recognizing the importance of each step in our journey toward financial clarity and success.

What drives us each day at WBS is the excitement of learning and sharing our knowledge when it comes to helping you with your financial management. I am energized by the opportunity to make an impact in your life both personally, as well as professionally, so you can live a more successful and harmonious life.

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Heather Huscher

WOW Coordinator

When I think of West’s Bookkeeping Services, LLC, I do not think “Oh, that is where I work.” Instead, I get excited and think… Let me tell you… so here we go. My position at WBS is not a job. This is where I come to feel excitement and encouragement, to be challenged, to feel like I really matter and where I can make a difference in a positive way for others. I have never experienced such an uplifting and caring culture. We have a wonderful team here that is truly dedicated in everything that we do in business and in our personal lives. I am proud to be standing with such wonderful people and I love the relationships that I have been building with our power team. I am excited to see what the future brings as we show the world that YOU MATTER!

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Olive Tree Story

Do not begrudge the hard times, for they are necessary to make you hardier, more valuable, and your life more worthwhile…

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Our Core Values

The team’s culture at West’s Bookkeeping Services, LLC strives on our three core values: ethics, purpose, and growth, along with our 12 attributes. Our team is passionate about building friendly, professional, honest, and loyal relationships.

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Our Foundation

Mission Statement: Your Success, Our Harmony

At West's Bookkeeping Services, our mission is for you to be able to do what you love and love life by sharing experiences, knowledge, techniques, and skills. Your journey is our journey, and together, we will build a future filled with financial success and prosperity in your professional and personal lives.

Business Focus: Your Success, Our Technology

In our pursuit of excellence in advising and bookkeeping, we blend cutting-edge technology, including AI, with a personalized approach. This unique blend is central to our business ethics, ensuring that our operations are efficient and that the financial solutions we provide are both effective and customized to your needs. Our focus is on leveraging technology to enhance your financial success and streamline advising and bookkeeping processes.

Culture of WBS: Your Success is Our Priority

Our culture at West's Bookkeeping Services is built around the success of our clients. We are committed to fostering strong, enduring relationships, treating your business triumphs and challenges as our own. More than just an advising and bookkeeping service provider, we consider ourselves your partner in growth. Your financial well-being is the cornerstone of our practice, guiding every decision we make.

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WHAT WE BELIEVE

We BELIEVE in CONNECTION. We make every person feel important.

We BELIEVE in COMMUNICATION. Open and honest is the best.

We BELIEVE in IMPACT. You DO make a difference. Make it positive.

We BELIEVE in ACTION. It doesn’t just happen.

We BELIEVE in GROWTH. Better is always possible.

We BELIEVE in ACCOUNTABILITY. Everything is your fault. Own it.

We BELIEVE in EXCELLENCE. We have zero tolerance for mediocrity.

We BELIEVE in COURAGE. Especially when we’re scared to death.

We BELIEVE in KINDNESS. It gives the power to inspire.

We BELIEVE in being REAL. We’re all flawsome.

WE ARE

WE ARE GO-GETTERS

WE ARE DIFFERENT

WE ARE ETHICAL

WE ARE “PEOPLE” PEOPLE

WE ARE BUILDERS OF DEEP, MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS

WE ARE STRIVERS. For us, good enough is NOT good enough. We have bold visions and audacious goals. We back that up with relentless drive and courageous, consistent, and obsessive action.

WE ARE RISKTAKERS. Step forward.  Here is where we meet to be pushed, prodded, and made better every day.

WE ARE BOLD. We Charter paths that redefine possibilities and Inspire the daring in all of us.

WE ARE the CRAZY, hardworking believers that others call “insane.” We seek to break the rules of conformity and shake the status quo by the shoulders. We are the people who change things.

WHAT WE DON'T BELIEVE

We DON’T BELIEVE in EXCUSES. Step up or step aside.

We DON’T BELIEVE in GAMES(lying/over exaggerating/deceit). Just tell the truth.

We DON’T BELIEVE in SUGAR COATING.  Be brief, be brilliant, be gone.

We DON’T BELIEVE in BLAMING. Fix it or zip it.

We DON’T BELIEVE in WHINING. If you want it, earn it.

We DON’T BELIEVE in FAILURES. Just do better next time and learn from the past.

We DON’T BELIEVE in GOOD. You are here to be great.

We DON’T BELIEVE in MOTIVATION. Do it whether you feel like it or not.

We DON’T BELIEVE in WHAT’S POPULAR. Popular is the average. Average is mediocre.

 

WE ARE NOT

We Are Not STAND ON THE SIDE.

We Are Not LIKE EVERYONE ELSE. Being an achiever and a striver is hard work.

We Are Not CONCEALING.  We face things head on with transparency.

We Are Not for the CONTENT. The satisfied.

We Are Not SETTLED. We have not resolved ourselves to the current state of affairs.

We Are Not LACKADAISICAL. For those who go with the flow, bend with the wind, travel in the direction of the current.

We Are Not CONFORMISTS. Here we are the ones others call misfits. Rebels. Troublemakers. The ones who see things, and most importantly, DO things, differently.

We Are Not WEAK.

 

What 12 attributes does WBS look for in our POWER TEAM?

 

ETHICS

A TOP INGREDIENT FOR SUCCESS WITH WBS!

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» We value a strong work ethic, loyalty, integrity, and respect for others.

PURPOSE

WE LOVE THE IMPACT WE CAN MAKE!

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» We pursue & share our knowledge to encourage excellence in each other

GROWTH

COMMITTED TO PERSEVERANCE!

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» We value personal and professional growth through learning, curiosity, courage, resilience and being vulnerable.

COMMUNICATION

A KEY FACTOR IN LIFE.

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» We openly, honestly, and respectfully communicate

» We handle even those hard conversations

INITIATIVE

BE YOUR OWN CEO.

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» We think outside the box and want to help you do the same

» We pave our path while building confidence and momentum

OWNERSHIP

WHATEVER HAPPENS, WE OWN IT.

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» No excuses, stories, or justification

CHANGE

IT BEGINS AT THE END OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE.

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» Constantly evolving, challenging the status quo, and embracing the change

» We strive an with an intense desire for more.

PRODUCTIVITY

IDENTIFY THE ESSENTIAL. DELEGATE OR ELIMINATE THE REST.

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» Decide, act and move on

» We focus on High Value Activities and provide exceptional services

COLLABORATION

"ALONE WE CAN DO SO LITTLE, TOGETHER WE CAN DO SO MUCH” ~ HELEN KELLER.

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» We deliver success through shared goals of the team and our clients

» We are not afraid to be vulnerable & always authentic

PLANNING

"BY FAILING TO PREPARE, YOU ARE PREPARING TO FAIL” ~ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

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» Scheduling priorities at peak performance and keeping the schedules full helps to never lose sight of our goals.

FLEXIBILITY

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED.

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» We quickly and calmly adjust and respond to the unexpected

» We go the extra mile

CHALLANGE ACCEPTED

WHEN FACED WITH A HURDLE – WE JUMP.

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» We confront tough problems & new challenges

» We find a solution and deliver exceptional results