AGilpin Consultants was started by Aileen Gilpin in 2006 as an extension of her corporate career, little did Aileen know she had started on a path that would redefine how businesses and talent connect. Soon after Aileen opened her doors the market beared, leaving her clients with less staff but more burden. Utilizing her financial background Aileen started to provide small business back-office support to lift the burden off the shoulders of entrepreneurs who should be working on their business rather than in their business.
The fuel for AGC’s success is having passion, integrity, respect and accountability with clients. We offer our clients lasting partnerships, customized solutions that are cost-effective as their business evolves.
Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor
Aileen founded the company to share her love of recruiting, accounting and helping people work towards their dreams.
Aileen has worked in a variety of accounting and management positions for over 20 years, with a focus on QuickBooks since 2010. Aileen began her career in finance, working as the accounts receivable manager for a financial information company that offered real-time market data worldwide. Aileen left financial services to join the staffing industry, where she learned many of the hands-on human resource skills that she shares with clients today. Aileen also works at a CPA firm seasonal to keep her extended learning on today’s tax information and bookkeeping skills sharp for her clients.
A Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2010, and she has since gained certification in QuickBooks Online, where she now spends most of her time … in the clouds! Aileen is also a Social Marketing Specialist and Social Networking Specialist and is always pursuing other certifications to enhance the quality and growth of her clients and of AGC.
Born and raised in Chicago, Aileen is active in the local High School Boosters Board as their publicity chair and is a member of her community and various entrepreneur groups. For almost a decade, she has been a job support coach at a local interfaith job support group. Aileen shares her home with her wonderful husband, her athletic daughter (her BIGGEST fan and a die-hard softball mom) and her mischievous Shih Tzu, who she calls her son. Fun fact about Aileen: She threw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game in honor of her mother and cousin losing their fight against Breast Cancer