Meet the Firefly Team
Our Team is comprised of individuals that have the same goal in mind, to build relationships with our clients where services and assistance continuously impact the growth of their businesses. We are often thought of as an extension of our client’s staff allowing them to utilize us as their in-house expert to provide efficiency with their software solutions and provide custom report writing tailored to their business. We make it a point to understand each client’s current processes to determine where we can gain improvements that are critical to business growth.
Firefly Business Group has made customer service a cornerstone of its business model. Each member of Firefly’s staff possesses years of experience and expertise in accounting, distribution, manufacturing, and software deployment. These skilled professionals devote their efforts to creating enterprise-grade software solutions for Firefly’s small and medium sized business clients across the country.
The diverse software, technology and business experience that Michelle brings to your organization will provide a great impact on your business. She has provided software implementation, training, and consulting services to organizations since 1999.
In her career, Michelle has served as the implementation and support manager for Acctivate Inventory Management Software, and before that she worked with a large variety of clients as a business software consultant. Through this vast experience, she has developed an enormous knowledge base that has enabled her to assist hundreds of clients primarily in the distribution and manufacturing industries. Additionally, she possesses a unique skill set in software implementation, client training, SQL, Crystal Reports, and project management.
Michelle is an experienced implementer for Macola, Acctivate, CYMA, and SYSPRO software packages. She has degrees in both Accounting and Computer Information Systems.
Outside of work, Michelle enjoys donating her time to various charitable organizations, especially those focused on helping children. She also likes to spend time outdoors, fishing, kayaking and hiking.
Co-Founder & ERP Consultant
Sheryl has worked in the accounting systems field since 1997 selling, installing, implementing and providing training and support for a variety of accounting and accounting related systems. She is a CPA and worked in the public accounting field for over 15 years consulting with businesses in many different industries but this is not a CPA firm.
Sheryl has supported CYMA Accounting Software since 1997, is a QuickBooks Advisor and is a Certified Consultant for Sage Accpac ERP and Sage Pro ERP systems. She is also an ERP Consultant for Macola & SYSPRO.
She loves the challenge of assisting clients in fitting software to their particular needs. Sheryl also enjoys working one on one with the customer’s personnel to ensure they have the training they need to fully utilize their software.
As an ERP Consultant, Lisa Michael works closely with clients to create custom software solutions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Texas at Arlington. Before joining Firefly Business Group, she worked as an Implementation Specialist with Acctivate Inventory Management software for five years. At Acctivate, she specialized in training, implementation, and EDI integration. Lisa also has experience working with Macola Implementations. She still lives in Arlington and is an avid Texas Rangers fan.
Melanie Martinez is an ERP Consultant for Firefly Business Group. She holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of New Mexico, and uses her mathematical skills, along with logic and critical thinking, to create custom reports for Firefly’s clients. She is knowledgeable in using Acctivate, Crystal Reports, KnowledgeSync, SQL, and SSRS.
Melanie lives in Albuquerque and is a student of martial arts: Taekwondo, Brazilian Jui Jitzu, and Hapkido.
Meagan has over 10 years of experience as a project manager and client services supervisor. Her analytical skills allow her to quickly understand and solve complex problems within your business. She enjoys working with people and is an exceptional trainer. After 15 years in environmental laboratories, she made a career change to software consulting in 2016. Meagan graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Biochemistry from Texas A&M University. She possesses experience in working with Macola, CYMA, and Acctivate software systems.
Meagan lives in Cypress, TX near Houston. Life outside of work is very busy as a married mother of three. She enjoys watching her son play football, time at the lake, and shopping with her daughter.
Keith is responsible for setting the direction of the company from the standpoint of product offerings, sales and marketing at Firefly Business Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University, and has many years of experience with small business marketing and high tech sales. He has experience with Acctivate, Crystal Reports, Macola, and SYSPRO ERP product offerings, warehouse management, and website design. A dog lover, Keith also enjoys training and competing in trials and tests with his German Shorthaired Pointers.