About Us

We are a small group of accountants that want to help you improve your business. More than just entering transactions and reconciling accounts, we work closely with you to understand your business and goals. We then help to make those goals a reality by providing you with the data, processes, and support you need.

We are a remote team, but at the moment we all hail from Buffalo, NY. Keep reading to find out a little more about us.



Lead Adviser

Ryan started Knowles Solutions in 2016 to free himself from the world of large mundane accounting departments and focus on helping small businesses. He started his career at Deloitte and has 15 years of accounting and advisory experience. Ryan views accounting and advising as an outlet for his creative side and considers himself to be a bit of a spreadsheet nerd (array formulas anyone?). He is passionate about social issues and is a board member of Girls Education Collaborative and Brighter Bahamas.


Integration Specialist

Vivian is a Knowles Solutions veteran. She cut her financial services teeth on bookkeeping, before discovering her real strength in automated integrations. She has an innovator’s mindset and is always looking for new methods or software to improve ours and our clients’ workflows. Vivian’s is also an active member of Buffalo art-rock band Venus Vacation and punk-rock outfit Velvet Bethany.



We don’t just pop in and “do your books” once a month. We are constantly getting to know you and your business to provide better advice and service.

We recognize and welcome the strengths and weaknesses of ourselves, our customers, and our community. We treat everyone with respect and compassion.

We use the latest tools and technologies to run our business and yours. Please don’t send us your receipts in the mail.


Ready to get started?

Drop us a line. We’re ready when you are.