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?
http://www.naea.org/education-events/national-tax-practice-institute/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

Client Engagement Specialist

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 enjoys helping Monika at Decision Financial, keeping her office running smoothly and being at your service. He looks forward to working with you.

Yvonne Hambright

Bookkeeping 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.

April Litsey

Bookkeeping Specialist

April is a Christian mother of 3 homeschooled children.  While the children attended a homeschool co-op, April worked part time at the co-op as their bookkeeper.  It was during this time, that she discovered her interest and love of accounting.  This resulted in her pursuing a second degree from UNT, this one in accounting.  She really enjoys the diverse clientele at Decision Financial Services and looks forward to working with many clients. In her spare-time she likes to camp, hike, dance, rollerblade, and crochet.

Chaweewan Ruechai

Tax Associate

Wee is from the North of Thailand. She recently graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor’s degree in Finance with experience in international business and culture. Wee loves learning and improving herself. In her whole life, she treats every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value, and strives to be the best at what she does. In her free time, Wee enjoys reading or going to see a good action or comedy movie. She enjoys working on taxes for Monika at Decision Financial, and looks forward to working with you, too.

Rachel Harlass

Client Liaison

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.

Megan Vilbig

Administrative Assistant

Megan was raised in East Texas and moved to Denton after high school to earn her degree in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University. After almost 6 years in the automotive industry, she decided to follow her longtime career goal of joining a firm. She enjoys traveling and sight-seeing with her husband, son, daughter and their dog and is always looking forward to their next adventure together.