Functioning as a unit, helps us engage our clients equally and effectively.

Our collaborative working style emphasizes teamwork, trust, and tolerance. We work hard, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We enjoy what we do, and we laugh a lot…most often at ourselves.  People tell us we are down-to-earth, approachable and fun.

Andria (Ann) Hovatter

Owner/Senior Bookkeeper

Ann founded The Bookkeeper in 2008 after sixteen years in the construction insurance industry. Ann was mentored by a prominent Long Beach CPA and attended LBCC for accounting. Ann has worked with a wide variety of industries over the years, but her bookkeeping specialties are construction contractors, bars/restaurants, and medical services.

Denise Lee


Denise started working at The Bookkeeper in March 2016 after twenty years as a staff accountant in the manufacturing and repair industry. She has extensive experience with various accounting software and systems, and her specialty industries are entertainment, manufacturing and repair, and franchises.