Small Business Services
Payroll Services
Personal Tax Services
Financial Services

Small Business Services

  • We are different
  • NO HOURLY FEES: Only fixed fees which are quoted up front
  • Affordable: Weekly rates as low as $35! YES! We ARE different!
  • Unique State of the Union address on the financial status of your business
  • No business too small
  • One stop for bookkeeping, payroll, tax, and Wealth Management
  • We proactively take care of your business
  • Our goal is to decrease your taxes and increase your net worth
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Payroll Services

  • The same friendly staff member to handle your payroll each time (Christy 410-381-8121 ext. 104)
  • Locally owned since 1987
  • Last minute changes with a smile
  • Creative & flexible: let us know what you want and we'll see if we can do it!
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Personal Tax Services

  • Individual tax preparation
  • Retirement planning
  • Personalized tax planning
  • Mid-year planning meeting
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Financial Services

  • Unique, easy to understand "bucket system" for Wealth Management
  • Year to year Net Worth Analysis
  • Small Business Retirement Planning
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Meet Our Staff


Tom Bowman, Founder & Owner. Meet our owner.
Janice Lane, Accounting Manager
email: Janice@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from the University of Maryland College Park where I received my BA in Business. In 1997, I earned my CPA certification. I have been working for Bowman & Company since 2004. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family & our dog and attending concerts.
Mark Bowman, Accounting Manager
email: Mark@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from Arcadia University where I received a degree in Accounting. I have been working for Bowman & Company since June 2012. In my spare time I enjoy attending Baltimore Ravens and Orioles games.
Sue Straney, Bookkeeper, Individual Tax Preparer
email: Sue@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from Brown University and from Yale University, with degrees in Biology and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. In 2009, I earned Enrolled Agent status from the IRS. I received a certificate in advanced accounting from UMUC in 2012. I have been working for Bowman & Company since August 2011. In my spare time, I enjoy playing in bands, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Christy Fox, Payroll Manager, Office Manager
email: Christy@bowmancpa.com
I moved to Maryland in 2001 and then moved back to my home state of Iowa in 2016 where I continue to work remotely. I have 2 daughters and 3 wonderful grandchildren. I have been part of the Bowman & Company team since December 2011. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling and watching the Baltimore Ravens.

Lisa Messerschmidt, Bookkeeper
email: Lisa@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from Francis Marion University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. I started doing my own bookkeeping at age 16 when my father taught me how to do my own taxes. I have been working for Bowman & Company since 2011. I have a wonderful husband, 3 daughters, a son-in-law, and a granddaughter. In my free time I enjoy scuba diving, spending time with my family, and going to Ravens and Orioles games.

Jessica, Marketing Manager & Investments
email: Jessica@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2009 with an Education degree, specializing in teaching the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. I moved from Michigan to Maryland after I graduated, and I served as a public school teacher for 7 years before joining Bowman & Company in December of 2016. In my free time I enjoy reading, watching documentaries, eating sushi, and learning to play the guitar.

Pamela, Administrative Assistant
email: Pamela@bowmancpa.com
I moved to Maryland from North Carolina back in 2003. I have 1 son. I have been with Bowman & Company since August 2017. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family & friends, volunteering and studying for my degree in Accounting.

Christine, Accounting Manager
email: Christine@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from Fairfield University in May 1987 and proceeded to pass the CPA exam on my first attempt the following month while working for a “Big Six” accounting firm. I joined Bowman & Company in August, 2016. I love talking about taxes, the Ravens, taxes, NASCAR, spending time with family and still more taxes.

Steven, Accounting Manager
email: Steven@bowmancpa.com
I graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County where I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Economics and a Certificate in Accounting. I have been with Bowman & Company since June 2016. Outside of work, I am an athlete and avid fitness enthusiast. I also enjoy spontaneous adventures and anything outdoors.

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