Larry Simmons: President & CEO of Business & Financial Solutions, Inc.
Larry Simmons stands at the helm of Business & Financial Solutions, Inc. as the President and CEO, bringing a rich background in accounting and finance. An alumnus of Auburn University, he earned his undergraduate degree in accounting with a concentration in forensic accounting. He further honed his expertise with an MBA in Finance, also from Auburn University.
Before establishing Business & Financial Solutions in 2002, Mr. Simmons held a pivotal role at Deloitte and Touché, where he served as the Director of Government Contracting and Nonprofit Services. This position marked the inception of a luminous career dotted with numerous accomplishments.
In his present role at Business & Financial Solutions, Larry Simmons oversees forensic and project and grant accounting for a diverse range of companies and organizations. His nuanced understanding of the financial landscape has also seen him take the stand as an expert witness in fraud and forensic cases, aiding law firms with his valuable testimony.
But it is not just the corporate world that values Mr. Simmons’ expertise; he is a pillar in the community, holding several distinguished positions. In Maryland, he actively contributes as the Chairman of the Board for Women Who Care Ministries Inc. and as the Executive Director for XYZ Services, Inc. His compassionate leadership extends to the Jamisons’ Center of Kindness in Texarkana, Arkansas, where he is a Board Member.
Since his initial appointment by County Executive Isiah Leggett in 2011, Mr. Simmons has served as the General Public Representative on the Montgomery County Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council, offering sage advice on drug and alcohol policies to the Montgomery County Council.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Larry Simmons harbors a deep commitment to societal well-being, especially for those less advantaged. His tireless efforts to foster change are reflected in his active role in various non-profit initiatives and communities.
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Aajza Kordi – Project Manager Plano Texas
Armed with over 2 years of experience in the fields of bookkeeping, tax preparation, payroll, and business filing services, Aajza Kordi serves as a linchpin in overseeing financial data and compliance for various companies. Currently fulfilling the role of Project Manager at Business & Financial Solutions, Inc, Aajza brings a holistic approach to personal and business finances, ensuring accuracy in accounts payable and receivable books, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations.
A distinguished alumna of The University of Texas at Dallas, Aajza recently added a Master of Business Administration to her impressive educational portfolio, which boasts a high-achieving tenure during her Bachelor of Business Administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude. This journey of academic excellence began at Plano East Senior High and saw Aajza accomplishing significant milestones including studies at EU Business School and achieving an Associate of Arts and Sciences from Collin College.
Before stepping into her current role in May 2022, Aajza was a dynamic force at E4U Solutions LLC as a Business Solutions Specialist for a year. Her expertise in business consulting, tax planning, and financial accounting became a hallmark of her tenure here.
Aajza’s professional narrative also includes a rich chapter at State Farm®, where her dedication and meticulous approach propelled her through roles including a Customer Service Representative, ESS&P Training Specialist, and Learning Delivery Facilitator. In these capacities, Aajza initiated vital process changes and ensured training quality. Her journey at State Farm® culminated in a role as a PIP/MPC Claim Specialist, where she adeptly handled medical claims, demonstrating a staunch commitment to continuous improvement.
- Enterprise Trainer Certification, State Farm®
- QuickBooks Certification, Intuit
In her own words, achieving a master’s degree while working full time was a challenging yet rewarding journey. Beyond her professional commitments, Aajza showcased her prowess in the UT Dallas Pro Sales challenge, indicating a spirit both competitive and eager for growth.