People

David Marshall

Director

Experience: Has worked in both industry and practice. Founded Alexander Marshall in 1987.

Education: Qualified as CA in 1979.

Goals: Achieving continual service excellence for our clients together with growing the business further. Developing strong positive work ethics with our team of staff.

Interests/Hobbies: Enjoys hill walking, jogging and the occasional round of golf.

Clare Kirkland

Senior Accountant & Office Manager

Experience: 12 years with Alexander Marshall, joining as trainee, progressing to Senior Accountant and currently Office Manager. Workplace mentor for ACCA trainees.

Education: B.A. (Hons) in Accountancy and Finance. Qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant in May 2012. Became a Fellow of ACCA on 31 May 2017.

Goals: Mentoring trainee members of staff, supporting them to achieve their professional objectives and qualifications. Developing strong team work within the office to provide the clients with excellent service.

Interests/Hobbies: Keeping active at fitness classes and relaxing at spa days.

Achievements: Gaining ACCA professional qualification and becoming a Fellow. Being an approachable and helpful manager.

Joanna Traynor

Trainee Accountant

Experience: Joanna forms part of our team of trainee accountants and has worked at Alexander Marshall since 2016.

Education: Achieved HND Accounting at Coatbridge College. 2:1 Degree in Accounts at UWS Hamilton Campus.

Goals: To become fully qualified through ACCA.

Interests/Hobbies: She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, as well as watching her sons play football.

Achievements: She believes her biggest achievement is having her 3 kids, 2 boys and a girl.

Kayleigh Elliott

Trainee Accountant

Experience: 10 years working in various accountancy practices, forms part of our team of trainee accountants.

Education: Completed AAT qualification in 2015. Currently working through ICAS qualification.

Goals: To qualify as a CA and continue to build on existing knowledge to assist colleagues and clients.

Interests/Hobbies: Long walks with her dog and socialising with friends.

Achievements: Completing AAT qualification.

Amy Bryson

Trainee Accountant

Experience: Worked in industry for a year within a large organisation before joining Alexander Marshall.

Education: Gained a 2:1 honours degree at the University of the West of Scotland. Currently studying towards ACCA qualification.

Goals: To become a qualified ACCA accountant and help clients meet their business objectives.

Interests/Hobbies: In her free time Amy enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as cooking and reading.

Achievements: She sees her greatest achievement to date as gaining her degree.

Karen Renwick

Personal Tax Administrator

Experience: Joined Alexander Marshall following 17 years in HMRC in a customer facing team dealing with taxes and duties.

Education: Undertook further education and training following on from secondary education.

Goals: To develop a proactive customer focused Personal Tax strategy with timely customer focused interventions and build on existing knowledge to assist colleagues and clients.

Interests/Hobbies: Enjoy socialising with friends & family, reading, relaxing and working in the garden.

Linda Reid Wilson

Payroll Administrator

Experience: 32 years accountancy experience in payroll and accounts.

Education: High School & College.

Goals: Keep working till maximum retirement age without serious health issues.

Interests/Hobbies: Holidays, movies, reading, socialising.

Achievements: Staying married for 13 years without murder being committed! Seeing my children growing into stable and adjusted adults.

Lynne Wedgeworth

Directors Secretary & Office Administrator

Experience: 13 years in various administrative roles.

Education: High School.

Interests/Hobbies: Involved in Musical Theatre.

Achievements: Completing level 1 & 2 British Sign Language courses in my own time after work.

Charmaine Boyle

Marketing Coordinator

Experience: Over 16 experience in various marketing roles.

Education: National Diploma: Marketing (South Africa).

Goals: To effectively develop marketing strategies to help drive customer growth and create inspiring service offerings.

Interests/Hobbies: Staying active, oil painting, sewing and reading.

Achievements: Immigrating to Scotland and raising two children.

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