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Team Members

Judy Murphy

Marketing Director
301-475-5671 ext. 105

Judy grew up in a family-owned business and has owned and operated a business of her own. She started working at the age of 12 at her parent’s business and has learned the importance of customer relations. Judy is originally from and currently resides in St. Mary's County, Maryland. After working for the government in Washington, D.C. for several years, she moved to Houston, Texas and continued her career at Touche Ross & Co. (Deloitte and Touche).

She works with management conducting seminars and organizes events for various team member presentations. She is currently a St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and has worked with the Chamber promoting the Customer Service Award Program. She facilitates Training Programs and organizational development initiatives for clients and Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC. She designs various marketing materials, updates the website and manages our online E-Newsletter. Judy also has extensive payroll and bookkeeping experience.

Judy has been working with Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC since our inception. Her prior experience comes from the accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co. (Deloitte & Touche). She assisted the Director of Operations for a few years in Houston, Texas and then transferred to the Washington, D.C. office where she worked several years.

She has been a volunteer for the church, Three Oaks Homeless Shelter, the Leonardtown Rotary, Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy and the American Red Cross.

Judy enjoys spending her spare time with her son, Murphy Paul.



Patty Welch

Payroll Specialist
301-934-5780 ext. 306

Patty previously worked for the accounting firm of E. Wayne Richardson, CPA, PA for 34 years. She has an Associate of Arts Degree from the College of Southern Maryland. She has 35 years of experience in payroll and bookkeeping procedures. She loves working directly with clients on a one-on-one basis.  Patty joined Askey, Askey and Associates, CPA, LLC on October 1, 2014.

Patty was born and raised in La Plata, Maryland and currently resides in Dentsville, Maryland. She has been married for 30 years and has two children. She likes to spend her spare time with family and friends.


Natalie Weese

Office Manager – La Plata
301-934-5780 ext. 300

Natalie is the Office Manager for our La Plata office.  She has taken on many roles to assist the firm including leading our Technology department as well as assisting our Tax department and Marketing committeeNatalie offers a positive attitude with every task and her friendly disposition makes a lasting impression on our clients.

Natalie has over 15 years of Administrative and Accounting experience.  She is Microsoft Office certified, proficient with varioius software programs and finds fulfillment in assisting her team members, as well as our clients to the best of her ability.  Natalie enjoys meeting new people by representing the firm for the Charles County, MD Chamber of Commerce and serving on the Board of Directors for the King George, VA County Chamber of Commerce.  She has proven to handle the pressure of a busy tax season with ease and a smile.  Natalie joined Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC in November of 2017.

Natalie grew up in La Plata, MD and now resides in King George, VA.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Lanny; daughter, Jaelyn; and stepsons, Lanny III and Levi.  On the weekends she is most likely camping, fishing, visiting historical sites, or enjoying classic rock concerts.  She also visits Myrtle Beach, SC as much as she can to spend time with her parents and family.


Erin Parlett

Audit and Tax Team Member
301-475-5671 ext. 118

Erin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in May 2018 from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.  She plans on pursuing her CPA license in the near future, and is eager to learn all about what it takes to be successful.  

Erin was born and raised in Southern Maryland.  She enjoys hanging out with family and friends, attending various sporting events, and traveling.  While Erin was in school, she became a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international business honor society.   


Jenny Sheffler

Office Manager - Leonardtown Office
301-475-5671 ext. 101

Jenny is the Office Manager for our Leonardtown Office.  She enjoys working directly with the clients, as well as assisting team members with administrative support.  Her past employment was with the State of Maryland working as a Deputy Clerk in the Circuit Court and the Chief Deputy for the Register of Wills for a total of 27 years.  After her public service with the State of Maryland, Jenny worked as an Administrative Assistant 12 years before joining the firm.  Jenny was born in Washington, DC, raised in Richmond, Maine and currently resides in Hughesville, Maryland.  

She is married with two children and enjoys spending her free time with her family and four fur babies.


June Entzi

Audit and Tax Team Member
301-475-5671 ext. 118

After June spent 26 years as a military spouse (four years' active duty herself), living various places and having a plethora of jobs, June settled into a career path by graduating from University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in May of 2019.  Her future plans include taking the CPA exam and hopefully completing her master's degree.  

Being a Navy "brat" herself, June was born in California, but was raised in Tennessee and Arkansas.  She has been married for 30 years, and has two wonderful boys who have families of their own.  June is an avid crafter and also has her Amateur Radio Technicians license.


Jodie Parlett

Audit and Tax Team Member
301-475-5671 ext. 307

Jodie received a Bachelor of Science degree in both Finance and Marketing from the University of Maryland, College Park in May of 2020.  She is a member of the marketing committee and maintains status as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  She enjoys the constantly evolving environment of accounting and is excited to learn and grow her skillset with the firm.  

Jodie grew up in Southern Maryland and loves to spend time outside on the water with her family and dogs.  She also enjoys going to sporting events, concerts, and traveling in her free time.


Spencer Drake

Audit and Tax Team Member
301-475-5671 ext. 129

Spencer received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting (2015) and Finance (2019) from University of Maryland Global Campus.  He plans on pursuing both the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licenses in the near future.   

Spencer grew up in Southern Maryland.  He enjoys the water and anything that keeps him active.



Thuy (Ruby) Ngo

Audit and Tax Team Member
301-475-5671 ext. 313

One of our remote employees, Ruby currently resides in Katy, Texas. She has been working with Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC since October 2021. She brings over seven years of practical experience in accounting and auditing. She plans on pursuing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in the near future. 

Ruby enjoys traveling with her family in her free time.



Denise Klapak, CPA

Senior Tax Associate
301-475-5671 ext. 314

Denise has approximately 20 years' experience in the accounting field.  She has worked in both the private and public sectors with nearly a decade of experience in public accounting, specializing in tax preparation for individuals, businesses, trusts and estates. Denise has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Masters of Taxation, and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in tax.  She holds a CPA license from the State of New Jersey. 

Denise is a remote employee, residing in central Virginia.  She enjoys attending her kids sporting events, relaxing at local vineyards with friends, and cooking with her husband.  She is also an avid quilter.



Kirsty Ambrose
301-475-5671 ext. 104

Kirsty attended the University of Oklahoma and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting  from the University of North Texas in 2019. Her previous experience includes accounting for manufacturing and management companies as well as payroll and Human resources in one of the leading  golf entertainment corporations.

Kirsty joined the Askey, Askey, & Associates, CPA, LLC team in January 2022. She plans on pursuing a Masters of Business Administration and completing the exam to become a Certified Public Accountant. 




Katie Bateman

Accounting Specialist
301-475-5671 ext. 114

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