Owning and operating a small business has always been among the most difficult challenges. As business owners/operators for many years, we can attest to the fact that quality resources are hard to find.
With 35 years of combined experience in business ownership, Apple and Robert have acquired the skills and knowledge to help most small business owners and entrepreneurs be successful. Our experience includes owning and operating our own businesses, as well as helping our clients through the years with start-ups and business development, funding acquisition, selling the business, franchise development and contract negotiation, and vendor relations.
Here at Volpe Consulting & Accounting Services, we are dedicated to you and all your accounting and business consulting needs. We truly want to help you reach your objectives.
With our combined experience of owning businesses for over 35 years, and working with many other business owners to facilitate their particular needs, my partner and I have received multiple Customer Service and performance awards, and have maintained an excellent online rating for customer satisfaction through client reviews.
Volpe Consulting & Accounting Services was conceived as a full service accounting-based company providing financial services primarily for small businesses, start-ups and franchises. Apple and Robert Volpe are the company’s principles/founders, and with a combined 29 years of experience as franchise owner-operators, we have a more complete understanding and appreciation of our clients’ needs and expectations.
Our 2 primary goals are to help our clients increase their bottom – line profitability through providing them with accurate and useful financial reports, tools and analysis, and being responsive and available to our clients to assist in any issues they may have.
Throughout the years, we have grown to be one of the must trusted accounting firms in the St. Louis area. We continue to grow and have helped our clients succeed from the beginning.
Recently, our recognition in the franchise accounting community has skyrocketed. In November of 2107, COO Bob Volpe was published for Qvinci’s blog spotlight for our success with Qvinci software, and in December, we were featured in Franchising Today’s Magazine.
Apple is an accountant holding an MBA from Webster University after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She is an active Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and has earned several QB certifications, which speaks to her level of expertise in QuickBooks Products/Programs. Apple is also an active IRS Enrolled Tax Preparer. Her background began in large corporate accounting work for companies such as Nestle’, and eventually she moved to public accounting work for smaller businesses where she could play a more comprehensive role in the company’s future. Apple has since worked for many clients including a (501)(c)(3) non-profit organization, restaurants, automotive, construction, manufacturing, consumer product and service based businesses , and more.
Robert has served on several franchise and business-related boards in various capacities over the years, including serving as President of the Meineke Dealer’s Association (MDA), Product Committees for both Meineke Corporate and the MDA, President of the MDA Purchasing Cooperative, and Board member of the Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD).