Dawn Lockard - Paraprofessional
Dawn Lockard lives in Pendleton County West Virginia with her family. She feels herself to have been blesses with a wonderful husband, of fifteen years, who has encouraged and sacrificed right beside her while she pursued her education and career; in addition to, four wonderful children.
She is a 2001 graduate from Pendleton County High School in Franklin, WV and Fall 2013 Eastern WV Community & Technical College with AAS in Business Management and Certificate in Accounting; followed by, graduating in Spring 2014 with AAS in Accounting and an AS in Science with concentration on Business. In Spring 2015 she graduated for Franklin University with both BA in accounting and BA in Forensic Accounting. Currently she is in her final year at American Public University System working on her MS in Accounting with expected completion date in August 2017. After completing her Master’s Degree, she plans on sitting for the CPA exam and finalizing her certifications.
She a General partner in Lockard Excavating and Development with her husband Charles Lockard. After 3 years of working as a Tutor for EWVCTC, she moved into the position of Adjunct Faculty Fall 2014 teaching Accounting, business, and computer classes. In January 2016 she joined the Cunningham Powell Alexander family as a Bookkeeper and entry level Accountant. She is proficient in QuickBooks online, QuickBooks desktop, Accounting Creative Solutions, Ultra Tax, & and many different online payroll tax programs. She has strong computer application and initialization mindset and completes many different operations for CPA including: General Ledger maintenance, Quarterly Financial Statements, Compilations, Quarterly filings, Payroll processing and Tax payments, and Tax return preparation.
According to Dawn, “I came to CPA to learn strategies and gain experience, but I currently feel I am gaining more than the preparation to finally complete my longtime dream of becoming a CPA. I have found a company that encourage team work and does a great job of providing services and taking care of the many client’s needs. I am proud to be part of the excellent team which encourages me to be the best I can.”