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Mike Nolan, founder of Accounting & Finance Personnel, Inc. in 1990, currently holds the office of President of the firm. After graduating from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with his Master’s of Business Administration, he held the title of Vice President of Finance for one of the largest out-state Nebraska engineering and architectural firms. He was recruited into the personnel industry by Robert Half of Arizona, where as President, he opened and staffed branches in the Arizona region. Mike is a CPA and has been a Board Member with the Phoenix Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants for 14 years.  He is an active member in the United Way, Make A Difference Arizona, Board of Directors for Future for Kids as well as Helping Hands for Freedom and was a four-year member of the Business Advisory Council to the Arizona Department of Education. He also served as a snow ski instructor for Arizona Special Olympics.  Mike is a veteran and received the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat and was awarded the Silver Star Medal for Gallantry in action. Mike is the majority owner of Accounting & Finance Personnel, Inc. This qualifies our firm for Federal contracting preferences under public law 108-183 SDVOB (Service-Disabled, Veteran-owned Small Business).

Bill Clements joined Accounting and Finance Personnel, Inc as a Placement Manager in 2006. In 2008 he was promoted to Vice President and Office Manager of the Phoenix office. He is a two-time graduate of the Arizona State University. After his undergraduate studies and a attaining a BS in International Business specializing in Finance, Bill enjoyed a career with a leading grocery retailer as a financial analyst/senior accountant. In 2003, he returned to WP Carey at ASU, where he received his MBA. After attaining his graduate degree, Bill became the Supply Chain Manager for an international Aerospace company. Prior to pursuing his Bachelor and Masters degrees Bill was in the US Army coordinating MEDEVAC helicopters in the state of Louisiana. A noteworthy point is Bill’s family being actual Arizona natives; Bill's grandfather came to the valley over 80 years ago!  Outside of the work, Bill is an avid Suns fan, and can be found in the crowd cheering the Suns.

Mike Lonsdale joined Accounting & Finance Personnel, Inc. as a placement manager in 2008 after recruiting in the medical field for two years. Mike’s duties in the office range from sourcing candidates through online resume databases, addressing various needs for technical support, to being the first point of contact for all new and returning candidates. Recently, he graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics and hopes to apply what he’s learned to better understand the various job functions involved in the positions he recruits for. When not in the office, Mike spends his spare time on one of the many trails throughout Arizona with his Jeep.