Rachel Barnett has been a QuickBooks user since 1995, and has been a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2012. In 2019 she attained her Xero Advisor certification and in 2020 she became a FreshBooks Advisor.
Rachel owned and operated Primarily Bookkeeping, d/b/a Your Bookkeeping Fairy Godmother, a Seattle-area bookkeeping firm, for six years, until selling the firm in 2018.
Following the sale of her business, Rachel embraced her passion to provide behind-the-scenes support for other professionals. She started Gentle Frog to support businesses that employed an in-house bookkeeper or owners who chose the DIY route for their bookkeeping.
Rachel teamed up with Centrosome, Inc., an Ottawa-area bookkeeping and tax firm, in February 2021. This allows her to provide bookkeeping and tax planning services to clients in Canada.
When she’s not busy supporting professionals and their businesses, Rachel enjoys actively participating in the QuickSource accounting community. She also volunteers regularly to teach Introduction to QuickBooks Online workshops at for the Greater Seattle SCORE office.
Rachel splits her time between Bellevue, WA, and Ottawa, ON, where she resides with her husband and a houseplant, and a cactus that has proven fairly resilient.