Meet the Team
Debbie is a talented financial professional who has worked in Public Accounting throughout her career. A dedicated problem solver with special expertise in all areas of income tax and small business accounting, Debbie excels in financial statement preparation and all aspects surrounding income tax returns. Committed to always putting the client first, she understands taxes from every angle and deals with simple to complex issues between the taxpayer and IRS.
Moving to Arizona from New Jersey, Debbie got her Bachelor’s degree at ASU and has had her CPA for more than 20 years.
Co-Founder, Partner, Operations
Christian is a Business Development Leader, Executive Recruiter & Coach, and International Entrepreneur who has started up and turned around more than 20 businesses in the United States and Sweden. Known for his creative energy, tireless optimism, and passion for putting the right people in the right place, Christian has been a part of the success of such companies as Lexicon and CyberCom in Sweden, and Robert Half, Vaco, and now Career Evolutions in Arizona. Learn more about Career Evolutions at careerevolutions.net.
Born and raised in Sweden, Christian fell in love with American Football while in Michigan as a high school exchange student. He soon returned to the States to earn his Bachelor’s Degree and play football for Maryville College in Tennessee, while at the same time formally bring the sport to Sweden. He then earned his MBA in International Management as a Summa Cum Laude from The American University in Washington, D.C. Christian is fluent in Swedish and English.
Co-Founder, Partner, Administration
A successful entrepreneur and co-founder of CEAS, PLLC, Julie holds a Master’s Degree in International Communication from the American University, School of International Service. Highly trained and practiced in intercultural communications and professionalism in multicultural business environments, Julie has worked in Professional Development since 1992 when she managed Outplacement Centers for the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C. Her Professional Training & Development experience spans the globe, working with professionals from the United States, throughout Scandinavia and into the Baltic regions. Hundreds of professionals, both individuals and groups, have benefited from her personalized coaching and training expertise. A writer and translator, Julie has owned and partnered with training and translating companies since 1994. Julie is fluent in English and Swedish.
As Operations Manager, Alex, handles all back office operations at Career Evolutions and its affiliates. Trained in IT, Managerial & Financial Accounting, his knowledge has enabled him to ensure the stability and running of the overall operations. Methodical in his ability to define and organize, Alex manages vendor relations and ensures that contracts are up to date and aligned with CE’s corporate mission. He is also a hands-on manager of accounts payable, and maintains clear oversight of all back office systems, processes and procedures.
An Arizona native, Alex is a New England Patriots football fan and avid hiker and rock climber. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Northern Arizona University
About CEAS, LLC
In addition to top-notch tax and accounting services, CEAS also provides financial advising for companies looking to gain stability through growth and change. Our advisors understand that businesses must continually adapt to changes in the marketplace in order to survive. Whether market-based or regulatory, these changes must be anticipated more than merely reacted to, and that’s where CEAS comes in. We advise decision-makers on what’s coming, how to plan, and how to best position for sustainable results.
CEAS, LLC is the Accounting Company born out of Career Evolutions January 2014. Christian and Julie Kaijser launched this operation in order to better capture and serve the financial control needs of small to medium-sized for-profit and not-for-profit businesses throughout the Phoenix Valley.
This team of tax, accounting, and bookkeeping experts bring the highest level of integrity and discretion to each client project, recognizing that financial oversight and decisions lie very near to the heart of a business, and will ultimately affect every part. Combining up-to-date knowledge with conscientious expertise, CEAS truly is the business owner’s best friend.
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HOURS & LOCATION
14809 N. 73rd St. Suite 205
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:30 pm