Our Team

Joel Parks CPA. - joel@parksandcompany.com

Joel earned his CPA license in 1987 and has experience in business and individual tax, audit/audit preparation, management advisory services and has a reputation for hiring strong staff. He understands that educating clients to minimize their company’s expense helps preserve long-term relationships and encourages referrals. Joel enjoys interpreting financial statements and developing with clients plans to minimize their tax and fully understand their own financial position. He supports the local schools and community as a whole; is a long-time Rotarian; the treasurer of Friends of Smyrna Library; and is a member of Tennessee Society of CPAs as well as American Institute of CPAs. Joel and his wife Robin are very proud parents of their son Kirby and daughter Morgan. Joel’s interest include golf, reading and storytelling.

Monica Jett - monica@parksandcompany.com

Monica has been with Parks & Company, since January, 2009. She has over 35 years of accounting and tax experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Lipscomb University in 1980. Originally from Indiana, she has lived in middle Tennessee since 1976. She enjoys gardening, cooking, sewing and playing the piano. Monica has three grown children and two grandchildren.

Peggy Edwards - peggy@parksandcompany.com

Peggy has worked 38 years in Smyrna as a bookkeeper, is a native to the Smyrna area and has one son and two grandchildren. She is the treasurer for Villages of Hazelwood HOA and has been a volunteer at TPAC for a number of years.

Sheila Channell - sheilla@parksandcompany.com

Sheila joined Parks & Company in December of 2013. As the office manager, she is responsible for greeting clients who walk through the door, processing tax returns, bookkeeping and general administrative responsibilities. She has had many years in customer service and is eager to serve each client to the fullest. Sheila is an active member and honorary board member of the Friends of the Smyrna Library. She enjoys participating in various activities with her Smyrna church. Sheila is a native Nashvillian, who has lived in the Smyrna area for the past 17 years. She is married and has 3 wonderful grown children. She enjoys traveling, cooking and games.Sheila joined Parks & Company in December of 2013.

Loretta Dunaway - loretta@parksandcompany.com

Loretta joined Parks & Company in January of 2020. She is responsible for processing tax returns, bookkeeping and payroll along with administrative responsibilities.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee in 1992. Loretta moved to Nolensville from McDonough, Georgia. She is married and has two children who live with their spouses in Georgia. Loretta loves the outdoors, walking her dog and attending concerts and sporting events.