Eric Williams – MS, Taxation
Eric enjoys managing the books and handling the taxes! As a graduate of CUNY, Baruch College with a BS in Accounting and a MS in Taxation from Strayer University, Eric has used his education to manage accounting departments for large and small companies in the financial services, retail grocery and healthcare sectors. When he opened ERJ Services in 2013, his goal was to use all that education and experience to help small businesses realize their financial objectives.
As a member of the practice with over 20 years of experience, Eric specializes in assisting clients in the areas of tax compliance, accounting support, and financial planning, statement preparation and analysis. He oversees the bookkeeping and payroll services. Eric works closely with ERJ Services clients to optimize processes, create budgets and improve forecasting.
Eric is a family man and heavily involved in his church and community. Applying his secular skills to his dedication to his church and its ministries, he has served in various capacities including Chairman of the Church’s Finance Committee, School Board Treasurer, Chairman of the Fundraising Committee, and Church Treasurer. He was also a Literary Editor for the National Association of Black Accountants (NY Chapter) Chronicles and a past member of Employment Committee.
Ranelli Williams, CPA, MBA, PFP
Ranelli Williams will be the first to admit that she will leave most of the bookkeeping and tax assignments to Eric and their staff, but there isn’t a business financial risk or accounting irregularity safe from her trained eyes as a Certified Public Accountant and a public and internal auditor! Early in her career, Ranelli cut her teeth with Deloitte, planning, executing, and managing audits of healthcare, higher education, manufacturing and non-profit clients. She has applied that training to guide ERJ Services clients to use accounting as a tool for growth and profitability.
First in her family to obtain a degree of higher learning in 1991, she received a BS in Accounting and an MBA from CUNY, Baruch College and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration Degree in Entrepreneurship at Walden University.
Ranelli is active in the community, particularly in her faith and church on a national scale. Passionate about helping individuals overcome their fears and activate their faith to walk in their purpose, she is a best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and Legacy Building Catalyst, working with faith-based entrepreneurs and couples to master their money and work towards building a strong financial legacy. Ranelli is the co-founder of the L.I.F.T. Conference, the premier conference in the Poconos for faith-based women in business and ministry who want to grow their business and profits.
As the author of the books, Releasing the Fear and Walking in Faith and Belief, Boldness, BIG Blessings, she brings to life the blessings, miracles, and life changing manifestations that occur in peoples’ lives when they fully put their trust in God. She is also a contributing author in the books The Wife Factor: Becoming an Integral Piece of the Marriage Puzzle, and the bestseller, Rock Bottom is a Beautiful Place: Living Your Calling.
She was also an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting and Personal Finance at the Northampton Community College. She has also worked with the National Association of Black Accountants, serving as Chair of the Employment Committee and part of the Financial Empowerment Committee. In her church ministries, she has served as Youth Leader and Mentor, Youth Sponsor, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant Choir Director, member of the Education Committee, Assistant Stewardship Director, and is currently the Stewardship Director.
Eric and Ranelli live their faith and believe that this makes them better practitioners, members of society and partners. Guided by these values and their commitment to their church, they are devoted to their family and their community. This type of dedication translates to the work they do as accounting and tax professionals and the promises they make to their clients are:
- We will the work until the work is done right – there are no shortcuts
- We will always pursue quality not quantity
- We will strive to get to know all our clients and will never treat any as just one of many
- We will assure that each client is comfortable with us
- We will assure that our clients know that we have their best interests at heart