We’re Here to Make YOUR LIFE EASIER

Fortiviti provides integrated accounting and back office solutions for entrepreneurs and progressive companies in a variety of industries. We become your back office and work together in support of your growing business.

About Fortiviti

Founded with the entrepreneur in mind, Fortiviti is the premier provider of accounting operations support for B2B Companies.

With any growing business, it’s easy to get buried in the paperwork and lose sight of the ultimate goal. Ensuring employees and vendors are getting paid, customers are getting invoiced, money is getting to the bank, and the government is happy, can overtake the most important business operations of customer service, product development and sales.

Get a handle on your goals and get organized by adding a strategic support team. Fortiviti becomes your accounting department, taking over the accounting function of your business so that you can focus on serving your customers and growing your business.

Fortiviti isn’t just an accounting solution; we’re your trusted partner. We have the insights and offerings that will help you start or grow your business.

Local to the Kansas City area, we are a able to service clients near and far with our integrated approach.  Visit our service area to learn more about how we work.

Our Team


Shauna Huntington

President/ CEO

Elyse Bender, CPA

VP of Operations

Mandy Smith, CPA

VP of Business Development

Meley King

VP of Administration

Client Services Team Director / CFO

Adam Gross, CPA

CFO, Client Services

Elise Houtz

CFO, Client Services

Joyce Dryden

Client Services Team Director

Oboarding and Implementation

Casie Nelson

Director of Client Onboarding

Danae Ring

Director of Procedures & Implementation, Client Operations

Kelsey Darnell, CPA

Director of Training and Client Success

Payroll and HR

Brooke Call

Payroll Implementation Manager, Client Services

Sandra Harrison

Payroll Manager, Client Services


Abby Jesberg, CPA

Controller, Client Services

Amy Merritt

Controller, Client Services

Ashley Whipple

Controller, Client Services

Indi Babb

Controller, Client Services

Jennifer Brown

Controller, Client Services

Keri Niegsch

Controller, Client Services

Lisa Englebrecht

Controller, Client Services

Staff & Project Accountant

Dan Huntington

Project Accountant

Jennifer Lehnherr

Staff Accountant

Katie Long

Staff Accountant

Trey Schneider

Staff Accountant

Wesley Brooks

Staff Accountant


Haylie Ridenhour

Marketing & Sales Support Specialist


Do the Extras

At Fortiviti, we go above and beyond. We create “Wow” moments for clients and team members.

Do What it Takes

We take things one step further. We go beyond the 8 to 5 if needed.

Own It

We invest in our work. We collaborate on the decision, but own the results.

Get Better

We don't have to learn new things and develop new skills. We want to. 

Cultivate Change

We’re comfortable with chaos and uncertainty. We don’t dread change, we embrace it.

Love It!

We love what we do. We love helping our clients. We celebrate our team, our clients, and our community

Fortiviti In the community

Community involvement is a top priority at Fortiviti because it is through the community that we build lasting relationships with our clients and people around us. 

Awards & Recognition

Fortiviti has been recognized as one of Kansas City’s best small businesses with under 25 employees.

Hosted by Thinking Bigger Business Media, the 25 Under 25 awards are presented to 25 small businesses in Kansas City that have demonstrated financial strength, the ability to overcome adversity and challenges, a commitment to the community and a powerful company vision.

Fortiviti was nominated as one of Kansas City's 2021 Small Business Superstars by the KC Chambers

We were named one of the Top Accounting Companies in Kansas for 2021

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Shauna Huntington was among the 25 honorees for the Kansas City Business Journal's 'Women Who Mean Business' award in 2021. This award honors women who are raising the bar for female leaders.