Meagan joined Merit CRE in June of 2023 as Sr. Staff Accountant. In September of that year, she was promoted to Accounting Manager. Meagan is primarily responsible for overseeing the accounting department, preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements and working closely with external CPAs. As our SR Staff Accountant, Meagan finalized all franchise and entity tax reporting and helped lead the team through final transitioning to our new accounting software.
Prior to joining Merit, Meagan worked in multi-entity dealership accounting at Principle Auto Group. As the Accounting Supervisor, Meagan worked closely with controllers, staff accountants and office managers to complete monthly financials and to build training programs for incoming new associates. Meagan was part of the Executive implementation team for a rollout of the company’s new software program which included creating overall company polices and procedures. She completed the Stegen Leadership Academy program and was awarded 1Q23 Compass Winner for “Defining Excellence” within her first six months of employment. Prior to that Meagan was a Regional Shared Services AR Supervisor and Office Manager for Cintas corporation for almost 13 years and brings a wealth of accounting knowledge to the Merit Team.
Outside the office Meagan spends most of her free time at school sporting events with her kids and husband. She loves experiencing new adventures, long road trips and trying out new and unusual restaurants.