Accountant and managing member of Bland & Davis, Lashun Bland, has been in accounting for over 20 years. She became an expert in individual tax preparation in 2003 and has been helping taxpayers with their returns ever since. Lashun graduated from both University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and Capella University with a Master’s of Business Administration. She is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Business Administration program with a specialization in Accounting at Capella University. Her aspirations are to become an educator of Accounting and expanding the services of Bland & Davis, LLC to incorporate tax preparation, small business bookkeeping and business start-up courses to educate others in pursuing their dreams in the industry of Accounting. She takes pride in her work and enjoys helping others. Her motto is “Live the Life you Love and Love the Life you Live!”
Sharlene Davis was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her love for Accounting started at the tender age of 14, as one of her uncles was a great influence. She graduated Mount Saint Mary Academy in 1995. In May 2007, she completed her Bachelors of Science in Accounting at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she met her business partner Lashun Bland. While in college she determined that her accounting career would focus in the area of Taxation. To begin that journey she enrolled in a local tax preparation course…this was in 1998, and she still carries this passion today. For Sharlene tax accounting is more than numbers and laws; it is about helping others realize the importance and true potential of financial freedom. She has served clients that range from working teens, to business owners and everything in between. Her other areas of expertise are Audit, Governmental Accounting, and Bookkeeping. Sharlene takes pride in serving the financial needs of others. Her ultimate goal in life is to play a small, yet powerful role in other people’s financial understanding…its essential!