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Team

It's how we work with our clients that makes us special. Getting to know the ins and outs, pain points, goals and organizational structure of your business is what makes how we work, and our product and process so amazing. Put simply, we want to make your job easier and add value.

Each member of our team brings something unique to the table. Simultaneously, we all share the same passion for serving clients, and each other, in an extraordinary way, with kindness and respect above all else. They are pretty awesome, you'll see!

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Joy L. Pearson

FOUNDER & CEO

Meet Joy - Finch & Daisy's, Founder! Joy brings to the table 20+ years of experience in leadership, staff development, project management, and process improvement. After working in Corporate America for 20 years, she decided that she wanted to try her hand at entrepreneurship, and work with companies all over the world to help develop highly engaged teams and efficient processes. Joy named Finch & Daisy in honor of her parents - they loved yellow finches and yellow daisies, and one of her goals is to continue to honor their memory. When not busy with Finch & Daisy, you'll find Joy spending time with her beloved children, Olivia and Jack, husband Chris, and 6 pets. That's right. 3 dogs (Henry, Maude, and Archie) and 3 cats (Penny, Bandit, and Bear).

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Dani Johnson

ACCOUNTANT 

After graduating from the University of St. Thomas with an Accounting degree, Dani lived and worked in London while earning her Master of Arts in Entrepreneurial Management. Following this, she strengthened her experience in global business and worked in International Accounting as a Corporate Accounting liaison for Latin America. Dani enjoys combining her analytical brain with her passion for people. In her free time, Dani enjoys traveling as much as possible, yoga, and a good cup of coffee.

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Melanie Sawyer 

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Melanie uses her 25+ years of human resources, real estate, and operations experience to fuel her passion for helping people and building trusted relationships.  Known for her dedication and roll up your sleeves approach to any problem, she is committed to helping Finch & Daisy tackle the daily challenges of a growing business.  In her free time, Melanie enjoys vacations with her husband and two daughters, backyard bonfires and spending a lazy day on the lake.

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Renae L. Baird 

Controller

Renae brings with her more than 20 years of real estate and corporate accounting experience. She has a passion for leading others, clear and defined processes, and ensuring the client is along for the ride every step of the way. In her free time, you'll find Renae walking her dog or catching up on the latest junior high news with her 13-year old daughter. 

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Kate Carlson

ACCOUNTANT 

Kates love and prowess for Excel is like nothing you've ever seen! With over 9 years in accounting-related fields, Kate brings extensive knowledge and passion to the work that she does, and has a special place in her heart for reconciliations, data conversions, monthly reporting, and analyzing data. On her free time, you'll find Kate who's a mama to two boys, either on the bleachers at a sporting event, or crawling around on the floor playing peekaboo with her youngest. 

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Matt Jirik

ACCOUNTANT 

Matt brings over a decade of experience in real estate accounting, from new apartment development to institutional commercial REITs. He is very proud to be working with such an ambitious and talented team, and excited to jump into the next project coming down the pike. Off the clock, you can find him bringing the family canoeing during the summer, pulling out the snowshoes after a good snowstorm, or checking out the latest Switch game with his three kids.

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Sam Jirik

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Sam joins the team as an Accounting Manager with 5+ years of direct real estate accounting experience. He loves a special project or solving a puzzle, especially if it allows for learning something new in Excel. He is really looking forward to absorbing the wealth of knowledge already on the team and looking for ways to make things more efficient for everyone. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters outdoors, doing puzzles, playing board games, baking, and watching Minnesota sports.

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Our Mission

As one of the leading local businesses in the CITY area, we attribute our reputation to the lasting customer relationships we’ve developed throughout the years. We believe that all of our customers deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing just that. Explore the rest of our site to learn more about what we have to offer, and get in touch with any questions. YOUR BUSINESS NAME is here for you.

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Core Values

Kind people are our kind of people.

Kind people are our kind of people.

Human, Business, Human.

Human, Business, Human.

People first.

People first.

Laughing together since 2017.

Laughing together since 2017.

Reliable, always.

Reliable, always.

Sprinkle in some sunshine.

Sprinkle in some sunshine.

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