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About Us

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PIL•LAR : a supporting, integral, or upstanding member or part; a fundamental precept

Our Firm

We don’t mean to be nosy, but we want to get into your business. At PILLAR3, we have a thing for helping small businesses and entrepreneurs, and pretty much anyone that wears a backpack full of dreams. We believe in strong accounting foundations, connected to smooth processes and scalable systems that come together to offer insight into the pulse of a business. We partner with our clients to help structure and manage those details so they can focus on what they do best.

We aim to deliver financial insight that drives business decisions and supports sustainable growth.

Our Team

  • Andy Parker
    Andy Parker CPA, CGMA, Partner

    Andy holds accounting degrees from Furman University and Belmont University (Masters). He has worked in public accounting at a Charleston, SC firm specializing in small business services and in the tax group of a Birmingham, AL multi-family office serving high net-worth families and their businesses. He founded PILLAR3 to focus on managerial accounting and taxation of small business entities. In addition to his business experience, Andy has spent several seasons as a fly fishing guide in Wyoming, Alaska, and Florida. He still enjoys spending time on the water and, when not at the office, can likely be found somewhere along the FL Panhandle or Gulf Coast.

  • Stephen Pearlstein
    Stephen Pearlstein CPA, Manager

    Stephen graduated from Auburn University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting. He began his career in public accounting with an international accounting firm in tax compliance, then later as an Audit Supervisor at a regional firm. Stephen has experience serving clients in various industries including commercial real estate, manufacturing and distribution, construction, and software. He joined PILLAR3 in 2020 to help provide finance, accounting, and managerial solutions to small business owners. Stephen loves being outside on a golf course, in the yard, and watching Auburn football. Stephen lives in Birmingham with his wife and son.

  • Jan Cupp
    Jan Cupp Bookkeeper

    Jan holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Auburn University. She has used her degree in various office positions throughout the country. Throughout her career she has worked in many different areas including the retail, service and the non-profit industries. She recently relocated to Birmingham, Alabama from Warner Robins, Georgia, where she was the district coordinator for Sherwin Williams Georgia South District. She has put her bookkeeping skills to use at PILLAR3 working in A/R, A/P, and managing reconciliations for many business clients. Jan enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren and playing tennis.

  • David Boyd
    David Boyd CPA, Partner

    David graduated from The University of Alabama with both a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accounting degree. He began his career with Ernst & Young auditing large publicly traded companies as well as privately held businesses. David then joined a publicly traded energy company performing SEC reporting before becoming the Corporate Accounting Manager. David joined PILLAR3 to use his experience to support small businesses and have a direct impact in helping them achieve their goals. David rarely turns down an opportunity to play golf and enjoys hunting, fishing, and just being outdoors.

  • Michelle Isbell
    Michelle Isbell CISA, Manager

    Michelle graduated from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. She has worked in various industries during her career, including corporate accounting, internal audit (financial and information systems), and as a consultant for financial systems implementations. Prior to joining Pillar3, she was the Internal Audit Manager at a publicly traded insurance company in Birmingham. Michelle joined Pillar3 because she realized what she loved most was helping clients reach their goals and improve processes. Michelle is a regular at Pure Barre and enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys (which usually involves some sort of sporting event).

  • Cassidy Nall
    Cassidy Nall CPA, Staff Accountant

    Cassidy graduated from Troy University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting. After college, she began her career in public accounting as a tax accountant at a regional firm, preparing a wide array of individual and business tax returns within a variety of industries. She joined Pillar3 in 2020 and values both the opportunity to work closely with a variety of clients and the diversity of tasks that small business financial accounting has to offer. Cassidy rarely turns down the opportunity to visit a coffee shop and enjoys having her toes in the sand at the beach and spending time with her family and Beanie, her Beagle.

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