Melissa Shane is on a mission to help business owners understand their financial statements. She is a CFO turned entrepreneur having founded ID Pro Accounting and now Numbers and Tech. Educated with an MBA and accounting degree, she has a unique background having worked inside both corporate and start-up companies helping them account and grow profitable businesses. This background provides current clients with the unique advantages derived from these experiences. Just a few years ago, as a result of careful personal financial planning Melissa and her husband Randall sold everything, bought Ludlow the Van and traveled over 10,000 miles to find the perfect home. They chose Boise. She knows what it takes to be able to create the foundation to pursue your dreams. Melissa wants to live in a world filled with dark chocolate, snuggly dogs and fluffy blankets. Find practical and doable tips on her popular Instagram account @NumbersAndTech.
Randall Shane PhD
Dr. Randall Shane is a machine learning and mobile developer. He possesses a PhD in Computer Science and a Graduate Certificate from Stanford University in Data Mining. A US Army Veteran, an alumni of 2 Big 4 accounting firms, one private security firm and several startups, he has held positions ranging from CTO to Chief Data Scientist with expertise in statistics, machine learning and development for web, mobile and scientific applications. Recent projects include an intelligent learning system in the trucking industry, an iOS application that tracks artist’s work and sales for salons, a learning system that predicts inventory levels an future sales based on seasonality and an adventure sports log book iPhone app. He contributes to open source efforts and the developer community as the author and maintainer of the fkscore python library, (Flesch-Kincaid Readability Scoring) on PyPi (the Python Package Index) and lends a hand on stack overflow (top 10%) in his spare time.