Our Story

A Company Built For You and Your Business

Our team of professionals brings over a century of experience to help you and your business with your financial well-being.  

The Rue Ward & Company family will take the hassle out of your financial situation.  As a fellow small business, we understand that there's only a certain amount of hours in each day.  We are dedicated to take care of what we're good at, while you take care of what you're good at.  You run your business, and we will handle your payroll, accounting and bookkeeping to keep you efficient and growing.

Rue Ward & Co is a proud member of
American Society of Tax Problem Solvers
Hanover Chamber of Commerce

Keeping accounts

Meet the Team

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Randi Rue Power
Managing Partner
Hanover Safe Place Board Member
Rotary Club of Mechanicsville Board Member
A Better Understanding Board Member

Randi has been working in the accounting world for 30 years and is VP of the Rotary Club of Mechanicsville, which will turn into President of the Rotary in July 2022!  She is active in the community with Hanover Safe Place, where she is the Treasurer.  Also with ABU, LLC, where she is also the Treasurer.  Randi has two beautiful daughters, one currently attending and the other having just graduated from JMU!  The ocean and music while spending time with her family, friends and 5 dogs is what she loves most!

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Sherri Rue Eggleston
Managing Partner
Sherri is a certified tax preparer with 20 years experience in the field.  She loves going to brunch in the city on the weekends and rooting for the newly named Washington Commanders (though she’s not sure if she likes the new name).  She is married to her best friend and has three beautiful daughters!

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Melanie Butler
Tax
Melanie has 35+ years in the accounting profession and was named a Top Female Executive in honor of outstanding professional excellence and dedication!  She is an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Member at the University of Richmond AND a licensed Notary.  In her spare time, she enjoy long walks, a nice glass of wine, good music (60s through 80s for sure) and great food…which Richmond is known for!  She has three beautiful children and two loving dogs!

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Barbara Thompson
Payroll
Barbara has been in the payroll processing world for 20 years but outside of the office she loves her two daughters and going to the beach.  She is an animal lover that enjoys gardening and growing flowers in her spare time.

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Bill Berry
Accounting
Bill has been in the bookkeeping and accounting world for 49 years and he loves trying new restaurants with his wife in the Richmond area.  He has four children and nine wonderful grandchildren that he spends as much time with as he can.  When on vacation, Bill and his wife love going on cruises to new places and sight seeing in new cities!

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Taylor Wilson
Payroll
Taylor enjoys everything about DIY home projects, getting new houseplants and gardening in her spare time.  Her rescue pit bull mix, Marshall, is always at her side trying to help!  She enjoys going new places and spending time with her friends and family…especially in the Fall, which is 100% her favorite season. 

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Sarah-Davis Abbott
Accounting & Tax
Sarah-Davis graduated from VCU and has 10 years experience in tax and accounting.  The Outer Banks and Rappahannock River are her favorite places to travel with friends and family.  She loves crafting and gardening and spending time outside with her Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Luna!
 

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