Before joining Grant Cooper more than a decade ago, Mary Ann Barnes served as the Vice President of Accounting for a major medical book distributor. Prior to that, she served as Controller of the distributor’s retail division, working directly with medical universities for more than 17 years. She also partnered with a CPA firm to establish accounting programs and procedures for their small business clients. Mary Ann brings more than 25 years of accounting experience to Grant Cooper, and built the company’s internal accounting system from the ground up. Mary Ann contributes her skills to the Northside Community School, where she helped establish an accounting system and serves on the school’s Finance Committee. She has a BS in Business and Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from St. Louis University.