Lois Clark Amador CPA

Accounting Manager

When it came time to reinvent her career to find a better work-life balance, Lois chose public accounting to parlay corporate business experience with helping clients navigate their financial and tax planning/preparation needs. Creative problem solving and an analytical approach to meet the client’s total needs is part of the culture at the Innovative CPA Group and something Lois constantly strives for in building long term relationships.

Education

University of Florida- Gainesville, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Business

University of South Carolina- Columbia, South Carolina

Masters of Science in International Business

Career Highlights

  • Certified Public Accountant Licensed 2008   
  • Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) & Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA), Connecticut State Board of Ethics (CSCPA) (2013- 2019)
  • Specializes in accounting, tax preparation and planning for businesses, individuals as well as trust, estate, and gift tax work. 
  • Extensive experience with a broad range of clients including audit, review, and accounting work with broker-dealers and financial partnerships. Since 2015, holds a Series 27 license to serve as Financial and Operations Principal for broker-dealers.
  • Prior to a career change into accounting and financial services, Lois was Senior Director of Global Sourcing and Manufacturing for several retailers of licensed brand apparel, primarily responsible for identifying and developing relationships with overseas manufacturers in the sourcing and production of textiles and clothing. Also, a regional leader of human rights, she designed and managed factory audits to ensure fair labor practice standards and compliance.

Did You Know?

  • Her work and studies have taken her to 49 countries, 5 continents and 32 states so far
  • She enjoys running and biking with her blended family that includes five young adult children
  • An education advocate, she was a Trustee and active community volunteer at The Montessori School in Wilton, Ct for many years