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Wellness Capital Management

Monte Zwang

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Monte is driven to the wellness industry because of a professional passion to coach health, medical, spa and fitness entrepreneurs to understand, manage, and improve their numbers and profitability. This allows them to focus on what they do best; providing quality care, helping people live a healthy lifestyle, creating a phenomenal work environment, and growing their business.

When not working, you can find Monte either in the kitchen cooking, enjoying great cheap wines, enjoying life’s celebrations with his wife, daughters, and friends. He’s constantly working on improving his inconsistent golf game.

Monte is a graduate of Daniel’s School of Business at the University of Denver and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager.





Monte Zwang has been a business and financial consultant for more than 30 years. He has worked with entrepreneurs in health, wellness, medical, spa, salon, and fitness industries to develop their business plans, manage growth and improve profitability.

 

Prior to launching Wellness Capital Management in 2005, he was Managing Partner of Steele Development Corporation. Working as a business turnaround specialist for distressed businesses in all industries, Monte implemented cash flow and profit improvement plans, negotiated vendor and tax debt, and sourced and placed tens of millions of dollars in financing. As a licensed Real Estate Broker, Monte managed a brokerage of six agents specializing in commercial real estate leases, business valuation and business opportunity sales, mergers, and acquisitions.

Lisa Neufeld

Lisa Neufeld is Wellness Capital Management’s Supervisor and Accounting Manager. Her Master’s degree in Accounting paired with a “yes” attitude has made Lisa a valued member of the Wellness Capital Management team since 2008. She establishes relationships with new clients, sets up bookkeeping systems, and manages our bookkeepers.

 

With over 25 years’ experience in accounting, Lisa has a unique ability to look at and break down businesses into parts that can be easily understood and managed.  She speaks your language; the language of business, not “accountant-ese”. Plus, she is very comfortable acting as a liaison between business owners and their CPAs.

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Monte is driven to the wellness industry because of a professional passion to coach health, medical, spa and fitness entrepreneurs to understand, manage, and improve their numbers and profitability. This allows them to focus on what they do best; providing quality care, helping people live a healthy lifestyle, creating a phenomenal work environment, and growing their business.

When not working, you can find Monte either in the kitchen cooking, enjoying great cheap wines, enjoying life’s celebrations with his wife, daughters, and friends. He’s constantly working on improving his inconsistent golf game.

Monte is a graduate of Daniel’s School of Business at the University of Denver and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager.





La'Crecia Hill

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La'Crecia is a mom to three older children, which take up most of her time. Recently she has learned to paddle board and enjoys that when weather permits. She is active in her church and community, making sandwiches for the homeless, and assisting with summer programs for children. La'Crecia hails from Tacoma, Washington overlooking the beautiful Puget Sound in one direction and Mount Rainier on the other.





La’Crecia Hill has been a bookkeeper with Wellness Capital Management since 2017. She is responsible for all aspects of bookkeeping including bank transactions, reconciliations, payroll, taxes, and monthly financials. She is proficient using QuickBooks and many POS systems including Spa Booker, Patient Now, and MindBody. She works with our clients weekly to ensure that cash flow planning, budgets, sales, and expenses, are current and easy to read.

 

La’Crecia has been a full charge bookkeeper for over 15 years, working with many accounting programs, and in many industries including spa. wellness, medical, hospitality and retail. She enjoys the positive relationships she forms with our clients and their staff, to resolve any issues early and often.  She prides herself as she helps to keep businesses running smoothly and keeping their staff happy.  She has two college degrees: one in Business Accounting and another in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences.

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Chelsea was born and raised in Bellevue, Washington. After graduation from Bellevue High School, she went on to receive her AA in Finance from Bellevue College and her PHR from the Society of Human Resources Management.

In her 20+ years in the fields of Accounting and Human Resources, her career has afforded her the experience of working with many different types of businesses in many different roles, from Director of Finance and Human Resources for a multi-million dollar company, to Financial Controller of a startup winery.

Chelsea is a proud mom of two awesome boys. She has been married for almost 15 years to her best friend. Chelsea resides with her family, two dogs and a bearded dragon in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.





Chelsea Carrato

Chelsea Carrato joined the Wellness Capital Management team in 2019. She brings to the table over 20 years of experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping and Human Resources. Chelsea loves to personally engage every one of her clients and ensure they know that she is truly devoted to building a strong connection and relationship with each one.

 

Chelsea’s responsibilities include, payroll, payroll taxes, bank transactions, reconciliations, budget prep and monthly financials. She is versed in using all versions of QuickBooks as well as other POS systems such as Mindbody, Meevo and Square.

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Mark is an avid sailor, skier, and mountain biker. He is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle. Mark is true to the vegetarian diet, alternative health practices and the integration of the spiritual dimension in everyday life and business.

Mark is a graduate of The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.





Mark Machlis

Mark Machlis has spent 30+ years in the hospitality, real estate, natural foods, and wellness industries. He is the creator of Meat of Wheat and Tofurkey brand meat alternatives, distributed and sold nationwide since the early 1990's.

 

He is a food development, business, and financial consultant in the natural foods industry. Mark works with international food manufacturers, developing and distributing vegetarian products throughout the United States. Mark has also founded, owned, and operated three vegetarian restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah.

An active Real Estate Broker in the state of Utah, Mark is involved with commercial, single, and multi-unit residential real estate. He works in development, leases, sales, and acquisitions.

Kristina Wharton

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Monte is driven to the wellness industry because of a professional passion to coach health, medical, spa and fitness entrepreneurs to understand, manage, and improve their numbers and profitability. This allows them to focus on what they do best; providing quality care, helping people live a healthy lifestyle, creating a phenomenal work environment, and growing their business.

When not working, you can find Monte either in the kitchen cooking, enjoying great cheap wines, enjoying life’s celebrations with his wife, daughters, and friends. He’s constantly working on improving his inconsistent golf game.

Monte is a graduate of Daniel’s School of Business at the University of Denver and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager.





Kristina Wharton joined Wellness Capital Management in early 2016. She has managed her client’s books in the medical, health, wellness, and spa industries for 20 years. Kristina brings with her vast knowledge of these industries. She has helped many small businesses move away from literal shoeboxes of receipts to a managed accounting program where they can see and understand their profitability.

 

Kristina holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Central Washington University. Working as an Assistant Controller for a multi-million-dollar company increased her knowledge of payroll and taxes in multiple states. However, Kristina’s passion has always been for smaller, privately held businesses.

Karen Rushing

Karen Rushing joined Wellness Capital Management in 2018. She has been passionate about bookkeeping and accounting for over 30 years. Her varied financial background has been a true benefit to Wellness Capital and our clients.

Accounting has been her passion for years and she is very focused, detail oriented and great to work with. Karen especially enjoys  working with the books and financials of various small businesses. Her experience includes public accounting, health, spas, medical, construction, and much more! Some of her favorite accounting tasks includes putting her client’s books back together and forensic accounting.

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Monte is driven to the wellness industry because of a professional passion to coach health, medical, spa and fitness entrepreneurs to understand, manage, and improve their numbers and profitability. This allows them to focus on what they do best; providing quality care, helping people live a healthy lifestyle, creating a phenomenal work environment, and growing their business.

When not working, you can find Monte either in the kitchen cooking, enjoying great cheap wines, enjoying life’s celebrations with his wife, daughters, and friends. He’s constantly working on improving his inconsistent golf game.

Monte is a graduate of Daniel’s School of Business at the University of Denver and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager.





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Monte is driven to the wellness industry because of a professional passion to coach health, medical, spa and fitness entrepreneurs to understand, manage, and improve their numbers and profitability. This allows them to focus on what they do best; providing quality care, helping people live a healthy lifestyle, creating a phenomenal work environment, and growing their business.

When not working, you can find Monte either in the kitchen cooking, enjoying great cheap wines, enjoying life’s celebrations with his wife, daughters, and friends. He’s constantly working on improving his inconsistent golf game.

Monte is a graduate of Daniel’s School of Business at the University of Denver and has been named a Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager.





Mary Aguedelo

Mary Agudelo has worked in finance for 12 years in various roles in payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting and bookkeeping. She has been a Bookkeeper with Wellness Capital since 2017.

Mary fits the definition of a serial multi-tasker. She constantly works under tight deadlines while managing multiple projects. She uses her strong analytical skills, and keen eye for detail and accuracy.  Mary has a working knowledge of SAP, Kronos, Oracle, QuickBooks (certified) and several spa and medical POS and EMR systems.

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