FIRM PROFILE

She earned her Bachelor’s in Business Management (with an emphasis in Accounting) from Sonoma State University. She spent over six years in public accounting and has worked for companies such as GE Capital, SPL Worldgroup Consulting, and Oracle.

Leaving corporate life to raise her daughter, Monika founded DFS in 2001. In 2004, she became an Enrolled Agent and in 2013, she received her NTPI Fellow designation.

Monika is the Director of Communication for the Texas Society of Enrolled Agents. She serves on the board of the Southlake Chamber of Commerce. She also is the Treasurer of River Hills 2 Office Condominiums.

Monika lives in Fort Worth with her husband Robert. During her free time, she enjoys tennis and Peloton.

What is an EA?
https://www.naea.org/naea-education-foundation/educating-america/enrolled-agents/
What is a NTPI Fellow?
https://www.naea.org/careers-learning/what-is-an-ntpi-fellow/

My Name is

Monika Heaton

Monika Heaton has 30 years of experience guiding business professionals to make smart tax and financial decisions.

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Riley Heaton

Riley Heaton

Payroll Processor

Like Monika, Riley is a native Californian, but glad to be here in Texas. Riley did a few years of college back in California for liberal arts and spent a great deal of time tutoring others. He enjoys the arts scene, whether it is visual or performing arts. In his spare time, Riley draws, attends musicals, writes, and goes hiking. He has been with Decision Financial for many years and was recently promoted to payroll processing in the office. He looks forward to working with you and ensuring your employees are paid on time.

Yvonne Hambright

Yvonne Hambright

Bookkeeping/Payroll/Accounts Receivable Manager

Yvonne is a Native Texas born and raised. She has over 25 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience with an Associate degree from TCC in Business Administration. Yvonne loves watching baseball on all levels, especially the Texas Rangers – even when they are losing. In her spare time, Yvonne enjoys seeing her grandchildren and exploring botanical gardens. She was raised to always treat others as you would like to be treated, and does her best to live by this rule. She looks forward to meeting and working with you.

Becky Bratsven

Becky Bratsven

Bookkeeping Specialist

Becky is also a native Californian but has been in Texas since 2010. She has an AA in Accounting from Santa Ana college and has over 25 years of bookkeeping experience in many industries, with a strong background in the Hospitality field. In her spare time, she likes going to music concerts and volunteers for the City of Grapevine.

Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

Bookkeeping Specialist

After earning her degree from the University of California, Mary moved from her hometown to Texas in 2018. She brings 4 years of small-business bookkeeping experience to the team and 3 years of customer service. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, gardening, and the never-ending project of homeownership.

Susan Admire

Susan Admire

Bookkeeping Specialist

Susan graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in Accounting. Since then, she moved North Texas, received her CPA certificate, and ultimately retired. Susan has joined Decision Financial to work part-time to bring bookkeeping records to clear and concise order. Fortunately, she enjoys this part of the job. When not working, Susan herds her rescue Tom cat, enjoys practicing yoga, and participating in bible studies. She considers herself blessed to be able to enjoy her time with all these things.

Rachel Harlass

Rachel Harlass

Office Manager

Rachel is a life-long Texan, except for a few years spent in Tennessee earning her degree in Visual Art & Communications from Lambuth University. She brings over 10 years of customer service and administrative experience to our firm. When she’s not assisting our clients, Rachel enjoys gardening, soccer, cheering on the Dallas Stars, and hiking.

Cassandra "Cass" Clements

Cassandra "Cass" Clements

Business Development Manager

Cass is a long-time resident of Grapevine, TX. She offers years of experience in business development, client relations and leadership. She has a servant’s heart and enjoys volunteering in the community. In her spare time, she loves to travel, watch sports, visit breweries and wineries, and especially spend invaluable time with her friends and family.

Elizabeth Halley

Elizabeth Halley

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth was born and raised in Texas and is currently attending Tarrant County College for an A.A.S. in Accounting Information Management. Outside of work, she enjoys gaming, watching movies, sewing, and playing with her dog.

Sara

Sara

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Sara is a Texas native, graduating high school in Hurst, Texas at L.D. Bell. She has an Associate degree from TCC in Paralegal Studies, and enjoys traveling, reading, plants and animals. In her spare time, she paints and draws. Sara loves helping people and knowing she was able to make a difference in their life, no matter how minor.