Darla Engle

Business Owner, CPA

Darla Engle has been a CPA for 24 years! After graduating from Cumberland College (now University of the Cumberlands) in 1989, she worked for other CPAs until she purchased the firm from Alan Walls in 2004. She’s been self-employed ever since.  Although she offers a wide array of services, assisting small businesses is her passion. She also serves as the treasurer of the Trinity Arts Foundation and is a member of both the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In the rare occurrence she escapes the office, she enjoys playing with her two cats, Blue and Tadpole and spending time with her boyfriend, Steve.

Abigail Adams

Marketing Director/ Receptionist/ File Clerk

Abigail began her career at Darla Engle CPA with part-time menial tasks when she was 16. After becoming a full-time employee in 2016, she transitioned into the marketing director role while still performing her previous duties after studying marketing at Tusculum College. Now, she runs the Facebook page, Twitter handle, and this website! When she isn’t at work, she enjoys playing in her band, Fire and Wine, and spending time with her boyfriend, Shanon. Abigail is also available for certain freelance work with clients and outside companies.

Lori Shell

Bookkeeping/ Administrative Assistant

Lori Shell began her career with Darla Engle CPA before the company was Darla Engle, CPA! She worked with the preceding company for 2 years before she left to travel extensively as on-site support for the construction industry. After several years of traveling she is pleased to be home enjoying family and friends.