Delphi Accounting and Consulting

About Us

The Founders and Senior Consultants of Delphi have direct experience as both Entrepreneurs and as providers of services to startup companies. We have been Chief Financial Officers, Controllers and accountants for a wide range of companies. We understand accounting and finance, and we understand the needs of companies large and small.

Lisa Ye, CPA - Managing Partner

Lisa has over 17 years of financial leadership experience in various industries including technology, manufacturing and wholesale distribution, telecommunications and healthcare.  Her strengths include an in-depth understanding of business requirements, setting up accounting procedures and internal controls, analyzing and restructuring accounting systems, and establishing efficient reporting processes.

Prior to founding Delphi, Lisa was the Director of Finance for Ascentium Corporation, a leading technology and interactive marketing consulting firm.  She successfully implemented an Axapta ERP system and helped develop the infrastructure to accommodate the company's growth from $20 Million in annual revenue to $80 Million.  Lisa has also been the Finance and Operations Director for the US division of Kraus Carpet Mill, the largest carpet manufacturer in Canada.  She successfully cleaned up years worth of accounting records, fully automated the accounting system and helped improve business processes throughout the company.

Lisa was the controller and CFO for several startup companies, including vCustomer, a top 10 Call Center service provider worldwide; ContractorHub, a B2B platform for the construction industry, and, a B2B portal in China.  She has assisted several companies in raising capital (including her own), in developing and implementing operational infrastructure, and has worked with executives and Board members on strategic planning and goal setting.

Michael Bayless, CPA – Tax Director

Mike provides tax consulting as well as tax compliance services to our clients. He prepares the Firm's more complex or sophisticated corporate returns, as well as the personal returns for high net-worth individuals. He has more than 32 years of experience working with both public and private companies and was tax partner at a Big Four accounting firm.

Mike started his professional career in 1977 in the tax department of Deloitte Haskins & Sells (which later become Deloitte and Touche). He became a partner at Deloitte and Touch in 1986 and managed Deloitte's Bellevue tax practice.  In 1990 Mike left Deloitte and opened his own tax practice where he specializes in business, individual, state, international and qualified plan taxation.

 Mike has a BS degree in accounting a JD degree from the University of Idaho. He is a member of the Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Washington State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Sheila Martin, Chartered Accountant

Sheila was born and raised in Scotland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991 with KPMG.  She has over 20 years experience in both industry and practice. Prior to moving to Redmond, Sheila was a founder director of a small accountancy practice in the UK providing which provides full charge bookkeeping, payroll and taxation services to  IT and other consultancy companies.  She resides on Hollywood Hill with her husband who works for a “small” software company (MSFT) and 3 beloved cats.

Rachel Li - Staff Accountant

 Rachel joined Delphi in October 2008 to take over management of the Firm's largest outsourcing project. While continuing in this capacity, she is also currently in charge of accounting and support services for our office. She works closely with Delphi's clients in providing a wide range of accounting services, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, cash forecasting for the management group, and managing our clients' vendor relationships.

Rachel's prior accounting experience includes expense report processing, general ledger coding and bank account and credit card reconciliation at Ascentium Corporation. She also has data management experience from her work done at Darigold.

Rachel graduated in December of 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Washington. 

Caitlin Agnew - Staff Accountant

Caitlin joined Delphi in 2010 to provide fully range of accounting services from AP, AR to financial review, cash flow statement, state and federal government tax filings and compliance management etc.  She specializes in Technology, Real Estate and Retail industries.  Caitlin holds a BS in accounting from Seattle University.    

 Olivia Aguirre - Bookkeeper

Olivia was born and raised in Montemorelos in Mexico.  She joined Delphi in June 2012.  She mainly works on accounts payable, credit card transactions reconciliation, bank statements, audit & special projects assistance and document digitalization.  She holds a BA degree in Psychology/Special Education and is currently one quarter away from her AA degree in Accounting.  She's got 10+years experiences in AP, AR, Billing and Sales Order processing.




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