ABOUT

We founded Fiscal Partners on the premise that new, emerging, growing and even struggling businesses require all the same services, and sometimes more, than established businesses but can't afford to staff dedicated resources to critical functions.  That's where we come in, meet our team:
Michael S. Browne
Founding Partner

Mike is the founder of Fiscal Partners and has more than 30 years of executive management and leadership experience. He has extensive experience in finance, accounting and operations and with transaction and financing projects.  His experience includes working directly with entrepreneurs on issues ranging from strategic planning to day-to-day operations. 

 

Before Fiscal Partners
Mike previously worked as a CFO, COO, and other senior level positions in private and publicly traded environments including Xerox Corporation and was previously with Deloitte & Touche.

 

Mike received a BS degree in Accounting from the Rochester Institute of Technology and received his New York State CPA.

Theresa Delarm, CPA
Managing Partner

Theresa joined Fiscal Partners in July 2016 as a Partner.  She is bringing more than 20 years of progressive experience including over a decade in executive level positions within Accounting and Finance departments.  Her areas of expertise include technical accounting, financial reporting, system conversions, budgeting and forecasting, product and margin analytics and model creations, creating accounting close process efficiencies, and documenting accounting policies and procedures.

 

Before Fiscal Partners

Theresa has held such titles as VP of Finance and Corporate Controller in private and publicly traded companies.  Most recent organizations included American Traffic Solutions, Inc., and Limelight Networks, Inc.  Theresa started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Denver, Colorado assurance practice and then its London, England global capital markets group.

 

Theresa received a BS degree in Accounting and a MS degree in Taxation from Colorado State University.  Theresa also completed a year of a PhD program in Accounting at the University of Colorado.  She currently holds an active CPA license from the State of Arizona.

Kelly J. Sharritts, CPA, CGMA

FP&A Manager

Kelly joined Fiscal Partners in July 2016 with 15 years of accounting and finance experience.  She has worked in various industries including public accounting, transportation, oil and gas, technology and government.  Her areas of expertise are technical accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasting, process improvement and documentation, and model creations. 

 

Before Fiscal Partners

Kelly's past roles include Auditor, Sr. Accountant, Sr. Financial Analyst and Finance and Audit Manager with The Wills Group, LarsonAllen, US Airways (American Airlines), American Traffic Solutions, and the State of Arizona. 

 

Kelly received a BS degree in Accounting and a MS degree in Management Accounting from University of Maryland.  She currently holds an active CPA license from the State of Arizona and as well as the CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation. 

Kari Battles, CPA
Managing Director of Accounting Services

Certified Public Accountant with 30+ years of experience specializing in financial accounting, auditing, tax planning and preparation.  Experience in various type of businesses include manufacturing, retail, food service, professional services and many others.  Levels of service from budgeting, forecasting, technical accounting, tax planning on a proactive basis, financial reporting, audit preparation and more. 

Mia Liang, CPA
Accounting Services

Mia joined Fiscal Partners in March 2016 with over 7 years of accounting experience and expertise including working in the manufacturing, beverage, distribution, and mortgage servicing industries.

 

Before Fiscal Partners

Mia's past role was serving as the Accounting Manager in a large international company handling all the month end close and financial reporting process for company headquarter in the US and its subsidiaries in Asia and Europe.

 

Mia received a BS degree in Accounting and Finance from State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master's degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and received her Arizona State CPA.

Kelley Sykes 
Director, Accounting and HR Services

Kelley joined Fiscal Partners in July 2015 bringing more than 15 years of experience serving clients in accounting and human resource management.  Her areas of expertise include managing back-office accounting departments, financial reporting and advising, and financial operations.  She has full-function HR experience from recruiting, staffing and training to benefits, compliance and payroll.

 

Before Fiscal Partners

Kelley's past roles include Auditor, Controller and Senior HR Manager with Accenture, OP Club, and US Airweld.  She has also worked as a consultant with various non-profit organizations such as Central AZ Shelter Services, Phoenix Rescue Mission, and Lodestar Day Resource Center. 

Kelley received a BS degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and her Arizona state CPA.  

Sarah TeSelle, CPA
Senior Accountant

Sarah joined Fiscal Partners in February 2019 with 10+ years of accounting experience. She has worked in various industries including REITs, Safety Wearables, Interchange Providers, Lumber, as well as others. Her areas of expertise are technical accounting, financial reporting, and process improvement and documentation.  

Sarah first received a BS degree in Marketing from Oklahoma State University and later went on to pursue her Accounting degree. She currently holds an active CPA license from the State of Arizona. 

Kim Curtis
Accounting Manager

Kimberly joined Fiscal Partners in May 2017 with over 15 years of accounting experience.  She has worked in various industries including manufacturing, research and development, sales and distribution.   Her expertise includes consolidated financial reporting, financial analysis, identifying opportunities with hands-on improvement implementation, process and financial reporting development that support business growth to consolidating resources during cash restricted downsizing, streamlining reporting, and ERP implementations to facilitate international business units and acquisitions. 

 

Before Fiscal Partners

Kimberly’s professional background included companies ranging from start-ups, a privately held multi-location division (US and international business units) to publicly traded corporations.  Her titles included Controller, Division Controller and Vice President of Accounting.

 

Kimberly’s industry experience is supported by a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.

“We're a small and growing financial and fiscal consultancy for small and growing businesses. The Fiscal Partners team and I  look forward to meeting you and helping you define your organization's goals, develop plans- and realize them! So what are you waiting for, let's meet​."

Mike Browne, Partner, Fiscal Partners