Our Staff

Kathleen Childs, Owner

Kathleen began ASG in 2008 to serve local business owners in the beautiful and unique North Georgia  Mountain area. Kathleen moved to Dahlonega with her family in late 2007, bringing with her 18 years of experience managing businesses.  Since then she has enjoyed raising her family in these gorgeous hills and helping small business and non-profits prosper. Kathleen is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Payroll Certified, Member American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers.


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Stefanie Carroll, Operations Manager

Stefanie is the like sunshine that casts its warm light for all the world to see.  As a former elementary school teacher, Stefanie is no stranger to managing all the various aspects of what it takes to run ASG’s payroll and Human Resource Management division.  She is Payroll Certified and a member of Society for Human Resource Management. Stefanie loves being part of something that makes life easier for our clients.  She understands the frustration and confusion that often surround payroll practices for small business owners and has dedicated her career to alleviating that stress by providing exemplary payroll services from ASG.



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Marci Cisson, Bookkeeping Manager

Marci brings her bright, bubbly personality and  15 years of medical office management experience to ASG.   With her incredibly sharp attention to detail and love of helping people, Marci exemplifies what it means to be an ASG Bookkeeper.  Marci is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and she thrives on putting systems in place that make our client’s business operations run smoothly and efficiently.


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Nicki Lopes, Account Manager

Nicki is back!! Our beloved intern has returned to us in a permanent full time role! Now a married woman, Nicki works for ASG remotely from her home with her new husband (and puppy) in Atlanta. Through the new technological advances in online banking and remote desktop protocols, Nicki is still the fierce accountant she has always been…just a few dozen miles down the road. She is already certified in QuickBooks and is currently working on her certification in Payroll. Go Nicki!


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Kathy Genry, Document Manager

Kathy has been with ASG since the beginning. Her organizational skills are simply unparalleled which makes her the perfect document manager! Rest assured your files will be safely tucked in each night with Kathy in charge of ASG’s file room and our clients favorite, the ASG courier service!