Our mission is to empower bookkeepers to cultivate thriving practices by fostering a magical community where we support one another and share inspiring ideas. Together, we turn dreams into reality! 


Welcome to Bookkeeping Buds, where magic happens for women who run bookkeeping firms! In our enchanted community, you'll find knowledge and ideas, all shared among kindred spirits as we journey towards building the businesses of our dreams.

Bookkeeping Buds is a delightful blend of an online forum and monthly Zoom gatherings, creating a space where you can connect with like minded individuals. Every quarter, we encourage you to set both business and personal goals, ensuring you don’t forget your business .

Our private Slack channel is like a secret clubhouse, perfect for asking questions and sharing your experiences. Plus, our member directory is a resource for small business owners seeking a helping hand from you.

And the magic doesn't stop there! We host live retreats and special events at national conferences, so you can meet your fellow Buds and share the joy before the festivities begin. Whether you're a solo adventurer or lead a bustling team, there's a place for you in our vibrant community. Join us, and let's make our dream business come true together!


Cindy Schroeder is the co-owner of Bright Bookkeeping LLC which she founded in 2007. She is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, an alumni member of Intuit Council Advisory Board and a Lifelong Mouseketeer. Cindy has proven her in-depth knowledge of QuickBooks and is passionate about using her expertise to help businesses succeed and grow by helping them find the magic in the numbers. She specializes in cloud based bookkeeping solutions for residential house painters.

Cindy also believes in helping others and has founded Bookkeeping Buds, a community for women who run a bookkeeping firm.  The group was created to support and share ideas with each other while we all build the firms of our dreams. She was named by CPA Practice Advisor as one of the 2016 Most Powerful Women in Accounting, Intuitive Accountant as a Top 100 ProAdvisor for 2017 and named to Intuits first Top 20 Firm of the Future List.

She is a proud graduate of Northern Illinois and resides in Winter Garden Florida with her husband Pete and 2 cats. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing at Disney and tap dancing.

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