Karen Stokes

General Business Services Specialist

(716) 701-7634

Karen Stokes is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

She is responsible for clients’ monthly bookkeeping, assisting with tax returns and accounting tasks such as analyzing, summarizing and adjusting in preparation for compilations and audits along with general tax assignments.  She also specializes in various small business needs including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general bookkeeping. 

Fun Facts About Karen

Do you have a hidden talent most people don’t know about?
  I sing in my church choir and I am a soloist.

What one accomplishment are you most proud of?  Finally getting my college degree at age 36 while working full-time and taking care of my family.

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Debra Jordan

GFC Payroll Services, Payroll Specialist

(716) 701-7630

Deb Jordan is a payroll specialist at GFC Payroll Services. Deb considers it her job to eliminate your payroll worries. She is responsible for your payroll processing from start to finish. She also works alongside her team at GFC to deposit and file your quarterly taxes timely and efficiently. She will even work with the IRS or state on your behalf should issues arise.

Her mission is to provide you with the simplest, friendliest payroll experience. While still taking the success of your business seriously, don’t be surprised if she cracks an occasional joke. She was voted Class Clown in high school.

Fun Facts About Deb

What is your dream occupation – the one job you’d love to have if you weren’t doing what you do now?
Professional mascot for the NFL or NBA.

What embarrassing mistake have you made that has taught you a lesson?  When I was in 4th grade, I thought guerrilla warfare was related to gorillas.  I learned the lesson of spelling!  It was embarrassing because I raised my hand to ask why we didn't just capture the gorillas and cage them in a zoo!

Jessica George

GFC Payroll Services, Payroll Specialist

(716) 489-2054

As a payroll specialist, Jessica George helps GFC clients to maintain trusting relationships with their employees by ensuring these employees get paid on time and accurately.

Providing personalized service to each of her clients, Jessica infuses her professional experience and education into her job—having graduated from Tri-State Business Institute, with a degree in Specialized Business and a focus in the paralegal sector.

Fun Facts About Jessica

What is your guilty pleasure?
Mayo/ketchup mixed to dip fries.

What is your dream occupation – the one job you’d love to have if you weren’t doing what you do now? Talk show host.

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Lisa Foster

GFC Payroll Services, Payroll Tax Specialist

(716) 701-7618

Lisa Foster earned her Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Jamestown Community College. As a payroll tax specialist, Lisa helps clients comply with IRS requirements by making their tax payments on time and correctly. She also files quarterly and annual payroll tax returns.
To ensure success in her role, and consequently for the client, Lisa stays on top of changes in Federal and State payroll compliance laws. If you’re with a new business, you’ll appreciate working with Lisa as one of her specialties is helping businesses setup payroll for the first time.

Fun Facts About Lisa

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Watching the TV series, Christy Knows Best.

What is the No. 1 item on your bucket list? Take a few months and travel with my camper around the United States and ride my Harley at premium locations.

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