Episode 24: The Future of Finance with Eric Skaff and Suzy Greenwood

Feb 16, 2021 | Community Connections Podcast

E 24 The Future of Finance with Eric Skaff and Suzy Greenwood

On this Episode of the Future of Work we are joined by Eric Skaff, Managing Partner and Suzy Greenwood, Business Manager of Arizona Tax Advisors. We learn more about their entrepreneurial journey and how they strive to make the accounting and tax business more than just policies and endless documents. Arizona Tax Advisors takes pride in learning about each of their customers so they can provide the best advice and support for business owners.

If you are a business owner who is confused or overwhelmed by all of the changes in the tax code this year, you won’t want to miss this episode! Suzy and Eric walk us through some of changes and point out key things to think about. We also get Eric’s opinion on Crypto currency and accepting it as a form of payment. This episode is packed full of useful information for any business owner.

At Arizona Tax Advisors, clients always come first. They are a locally owned and operated accounting firm specializing in Small Business and Individual accounting, tax and bookkeeping services. Because every individual and every business is unique, they take the time to listen and learn about your situation. This personalized approach ensures the best possible results.

Initial consultations are always complimentary. They also review any prior year returns, prior year QuickBooks files, or financial statements upon request. From start-ups to established enterprises, their client relationships are built on trust. They aren’t just accounting and bookkeeping, they take pride in educating clients, watching them grow and succeed.

Eric Skaff is the Managing Partner of Arizona Tax Advisors. He has been serving as an accounting and finance professional for over ten years. After graduating from the University of Nebraska, Eric moved to Phoenix, where he worked for a small public accounting firm. From there he relocated to Boston and spent several years as an accounting professional for a large international public accounting firm. Back in the Phoenix area again, Eric’s work is focused on his clients.

Through the years Eric has developed a solid network of resources in accounting, tax, and finance. This broadens his knowledge base and gives him access to other accounting and finance professionals.

He has specialized in small business solutions in both accounting and business analysis. He understands the complexities of starting and maintaining business in an ever-changing economy. Eric also has a full understanding of accounting, and has set up and maintained the books for many different clients. He includes training as part of his service so that business owners and operators have a full understanding of their operation. He has experience in preparing and filing tax returns for businesses and individuals, as well as sales tax returns, and quarterly and annual payroll returns.

Suzy Greenwood has over 30 years of business and management experience. Her career has been focused on customer service including creative problem-solving, training, daily operations and financial management.

Suzy served as the Chair for the Ambassador Committee, Tempe Chamber of Commerce; Chair for the Women In Business Council, Tempe Chamber of Commerce; serves on the Tempe Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a member of the Tempe YMCA Advisory Board.

She was awarded the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she has organized, facilitated and/or spoken at many seminars and workshops for Small Business Owners and Managers.

Follow Arizona Tax Advisors on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

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Kyle McIntosh

With a background in marketing, in various for profit and not for profit companies, Kyle McIntosh wondered, “How can I pair the passion and commitment to community progress of a non-profit with the sustainability and reach of a for profit company?” From this question and perspective a mission evolved to tear down the false distinction between the two sectors and to promote companies with Conscious Capitalism® business models through MAC6.

Kyle is the President and Creative Excitant of MAC6.  Day to day, his main operational role is on the “spaces” side of the business, focusing on creating thriving communities in the commercial office buildings, the co-working space, and the co-manufacturing space.  The other role that he plays is that of EOS implementer, working with clients to bring the Entrepreneurial Operating System, from the book Traction® to their businesses.  Additionally, he sits on the boards of Conscious Capitalism Arizona, telling the stories of good businesses in Arizona, and The Tempe Chamber of Commerce, sustaining Tempe’s quality of life and keeping our community and economy vibrant.

Kyle loves Arizona and wants to see us all collectively find great success based on the awesome things that are happening here every day.

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Jennifer Burwell

Jennifer Burwell joined MAC6 in 2013. Jennifer is their VP and Director of Programs. She uses her experience in real estate, team development and management to seamlessly integrate each of the MAC6 business units to assure they are all focused on the long-term company vision. She is also a student of human behavior.

As a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, she uses her knowledge to facilitate culture-focused leadership programs with organizations of all sizes to integrate the company’s values and create higher-performing teams.

To learn more about MAC6 Communities, call 480-293-4075 or find them on Facebook.



MAC6 offers flexible spaces and programs to help your team grow, and a community of thriving businesses, just like yours.  Advocating Capitalism as a Force for Good, MAC6 is Accelerating the shift to Conscious Capitalism (where Purpose and Profit Unite) through Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Change.