Annie Carlon – Co-Founder, Head of Accounting

Annie Carlon is an original Co-founder of Stage 1 and she heads our Accounting Team.  Annie comes to Stage 1 with a background in small business accounting. Kevin Meurer and Annie founded Abaci Financial in 2011 – a small business accounting firm focused on data analytics and metrics.  Stage 1 aquired Abaci Financial in 2014.  Prior to that, Annie worked primarily in franchising, first doing accounting and then running a franchise support center, vendor relations, and a team of financial analysts for a franchisor.

Annie is active in her church and chaired a committee to install a school garden at her kids’ elementary school.  She holds a B.S.B.A., emphasis in Finance, from the University of Colorado where you can often find her attending basketball and football games with her husband and their four beautiful children.

“This is the most fun I’ve ever had building a company. This is due partially to our interesting and dynamic client base, but primarily because we are building the most amazing team.  I can’t wait to come to work every Monday.” said Carlon.