Meet Our Staff

Bertha started her practice in 1979. Affectionately known to her friends as "Bert", she has grown Parker & Associates into a leader in the accounting field with clients from all over the country.





Christy is a staff accountant and graduated from Missouri Western State University with a Bachelor of Science.  Christy prepares financial statements, tax returns, and various other accounting activities for many of our clients. Christy is married to Shawn, and has a daughter Shelby and twin boys Spencer and Nicholas.   






Patty is the staff secretary, bookkeeper, data entry and receptionist. Before coming to work for Parker & Associates, Patty worked for Ramada Inn for 10 years as sales assistant, assistant bookkeeper and assistant catering manager. Patty graduated from Lafayette High School married Sam Moran and has two children Draque and Samatha









Gary retired from the St. Joseph, MO School District as the district's coordinator of mathematics. Gary joined the firm in 1999 preparing individual taxes.

Tina graduated from Missouri Western State College with a degree in accounting and obtained her CPA in 1994. Previously, Tina worked in CPA firms in Kansas City and St. Joseph. Tina prepares financial statements for our clients and helps with accounting projects.

Christine graduated from Creighton University with a degree in accounting. Christine joined the firm in 1990 as a staff accountant and in 1995 she went to work for her father as firm a accountant. However, Christine still works for Parker & Associates doing corporate, partnership, estate, and trust tax returns.