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Who We Are

Our team of dedicated professionals is focused on delivering exceptional business management solutions and service that solve today’s business challenges. We are committed to facilitating your company’s success, sustained growth, and profitability through flexible, scalable, customizable business software solutions and expert consulting services.


JoLynn Johnston, founder of ABS Accounting Business Solutions, LLC.

After graduating from the University of Houston with a BBA in Accounting, JoLynn started her career as a CPA focusing in audit, systems analysis and consulting at an international CPA firm. With her 10 years of CPA experience she became a specialist in analyzing business processes in a variety of industries where she developed a love for the Sage 100 accounting software. JoLynn formed ABS in 2002 to continue her passion for providing accounting and business management solutions for small to mid sized companies utilizing Sage 100. She has maintained a hands-on approach with clients.



JoAnn Bartle – Sage 100 Certified Consultant

JoAnn began working with Sage 100 in the mid 1990’s primarily as a customer service representative working closely with clients to provide instruction, guidance, and problem resolution. Her experience adds to the personalized attention that is the structure of ABS by assisting clients with their Sage 100 systems and arranging a variety of specialty services and solutions.



Barbara Elolf – Client Service Coordinator

Barbara began working on the administrative side of Sage 100 in 1998. Her experience includes Account/Client Service Manager, Project/Team Coordinator and Office Assistant. At ABS, Barbara actively assists clients as well as her colleagues with all types of administrative issues related to Sage 100.  She is crucial for keeping our office running smoothly.



Christy Yates – Sage 100 Certified Consultant

Christy joined the ABS team as a consultant in November 2015, but her experience with Sage began in 2007. She has worked in a variety of industries in various accounting positions. Her expertise includes a broad knowledge of Excel and financial report writing. Clients will benefit from Christy’s accounting background and thirst for expanding her knowledge on the Sage 100 product and add-ons.



Rena Jacobs – ERP Consultant

Rena Jacobs joined ABS in January 2018 as a consultant and trainer on the Acumatica team.  She has years of experience working with a variety of tax and accounting software products, assisting clients with implementations, upgrades, customization and issue resolutions.  Rena enjoys the collaborative process of teaching clients new and better ways to leverage technology to become more productive and efficient.



Cara Hawthorne

Cara has an extensive history working with organizations to expose the value of technology to solve key business issues affecting profitability and productivity.   Whether working to solve complex challenges or simply identifying improvements that help business to run smoother, Cara has gained the trust of numerous organizations to identify innovative methods for solving the compelling issues facing business owners.  Cara has over 25 years of experience in the ERP mid-market space working with Sage, Netsuite, Deltek, Microsoft and Acumatica.


Our mission is to empower our clients with knowledge, solutions and tools for their long term success.

For more information on how we can help you, please email us at contact@absbean.com,  or call us at (281) 652-5947, or contact us online.