Connie VanDorpe is a Senior Business Advisor at MLA. She brings a strong history of managing small business systems. Her experience training accounting employees positions her to help develop accounting staff in the clients we serve. Her ability to analyze ledgers and data task flow helps her serve in a Controller capacity.
Connie also serves as accountant with Fire Investigation Services, a company founded by her husband, Bruce. As part of that work, she maintains the private investigator licenses and corporate compliance in 5 states.
Prior to starting Fire Investigation, Connie was an Accounting Manager with Contech Construction Products in West Chester, Ohio. She was brought in through a merger with Con/Span Bridge Systems of Kettering, Ohio when the two companies merged in 2005. Connie helped prepare Con/Span reports for the the merger, and then integrated the accounting system into the new company.
Connie and Bruce have 7 children, aged 13 to 27 . They have had some grand adventures visiting children in Ireland, Mexico and around the United States. They are planning their next visit to Rome. In their spare time at home, they enjoy gardening, hiking and camping.