Meet The Team

We are a global, remote-first team that is 100% dedicated to our clients success.

Ben Coons Owner/Founder
Ben Coons Owner/Founder

Meet Ben, the owner of Keystone, a seasoned professional who's worn the many hats of small business ownership. With a background spanning from publicly traded companies to startups, Ben brings a wealth of experience in managing accounting, finance, operations, legal, and human resource functions. He is your trusted guide in scaling your business, offering the meticulous attention to detail your finances deserve. Beyond the business realm, Ben is a Seacoast, NH native with an insatiable passion for travel. His recent 16-month backpacking journey with his wife took them across the globe, indulging in adventures like hiking South American volcanoes, swimming with whale sharks in Africa, and snowboarding in Japan. In 2021, their adventures expanded as they welcomed a son into their family. More recently, they welcomed a baby girl.   Armed with an MBA from UNC Chapel Hill and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of New Hampshire, Ben is not just a business leader but a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, ensuring that Keystone operates with expertise and precision.

Derrick Fox Bookkeeping Manager
Derrick Fox Bookkeeping Manager

Derrick is our seasoned accounting pro with a whopping 11 years of experience spanning the technology, finance, and food and beverage industries. He's the financial wizard behind the scenes, making numbers dance to his tune. But when the workday ends, Derrick's true adventure begins. He's a travel enthusiast who loves exploring new horizons with his family. His mission? To provide amazing experiences to his daughters, creating memories that'll last a lifetime.

Joyce Del Rosario Sr. Bookkeeper
Joyce Del Rosario Sr. Bookkeeper

Joyce is the secret ingredient to our Keystone success. Hailing from the Philippines, she's a hard-working bookkeeper with a knack for US accounting and bookkeeping. Before landing at Keystone, she was a multi-tasking marvel, juggling Sales, Operations, and Finance Management roles. Now, Joyce is our senior bookkeeper, partnering with STR business operators who dare to dream big. She's the financial wizard behind their success! When she's not crunching numbers, you'll find Joyce at home, enjoying quality time with her trusty dog and indulging in comedy movies. Traveling? Nah, not for Joyce, because, as she wisely puts it, "There's no one watching the dog!!!"

Jo Haide Bookkeeper
Jo Haide Bookkeeper

Jo holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Accounting Technology and is on the fast track to a master's degree in Business Management. In her early career, Jo rocked the world of numbers as a State Auditor for the Commission on Audit in the Philippines. But she decided to add a dash of adventure and transitioned to the private sector, becoming an offshore Accountant for US-based companies. When Jo isn't balancing the books, you'll find her nose deep in a book, aspiring to build her own library. But that's not all – she's a budding filmmaker too! Jo captures life's ordinary moments and turns them into short films.

Abby Del Rosario Bookkeeper
Abby Del Rosario Bookkeeper

Abby, our bookkeeping whiz, joined the Keystone family in March 2023. Starting off as a bookkeeping whiz handling both STR and SMB clients, Abby now brings her magic exclusively to our STR clients. Before joining the Keystone family, Abby worked through numbers at a local merchandise shop and later for a Japanese Manufacturing company in a neighboring city for a fabulous 6 years. Off duty, Abby transforms into a dog-loving maestro, spending her free moments playing with her furry pals. And when wanderlust beckons, she's off to explore beaches, both near and far.

Christian Cosicol Bookkeeper
Christian Cosicol Bookkeeper

Christian is our go-to bookkeeping guru, highly knowledgeable and utterly dependable. When it comes to managing bookkeeping responsibilities, he's the ace up our sleeve. A proactive problem-solver, Christian boasts a proven track record of tackling bookkeeping challenges head-on. His dedication ensures that the financial gears at Keystone turn seamlessly. Outside the numbers, Christian takes on a different quest—diving into the digital realm with a passion for online games and the captivating world of manhua/manga.

Sheena Fernandez Bookkeeper
Sheena Fernandez Bookkeeper

Sheena's journey at Keystone is as dynamic as it gets. She started out as an Accounting Instructor, juggling her teaching gig while moonlighting as a bookkeeper. Talk about multitasking! Her path took a scenic route into the world of Real Estate, where she served as a VA bookkeeper, handling a colorful array of accounts with diverse lines of business in the RE realm. And now, she's our STR bookkeeper, adding even more stripes to her financial prowess. When she's not crunching digits, you'll find her at the beach, taking leisurely walks, or basking in the joy of family time.

Jody Porneso Practice Administrator
Jody Porneso Practice Administrator

Jody's no ordinary admin. With 8+ years in the wild world of corporate Accounting, she's a financial wiz turned online freelancing aficionado. Now, she keeps our Keystone Bookkeepers ship sailing smoothly. When she's not crunching numbers, you'll find her sipping coffee and soaking up family warmth. But wait, there's more! Jody's a wordsmith, crafting blogs that dance with creativity. Learning, adventure, and challenges are her jam.

Quinie Basister Bookkeeper
Quinie Basister Bookkeeper

Meet Quinie, our seasoned bookkeeper and accountant extraordinaire, weaving magic in the financial realms since 2011. From a regular Accounting Supervisor in the Philippines to a point of contact for onboarding bookkeeping clients in a US firm, Quinie's journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. The hits from different businesses are her symphony of success! Beyond the ledgers, Quinie wears the hat of a loving mother to two amazing kids. And as if that's not enough, she's now venturing into the sweet world of baking during her free time.

Reymund Alcoba Bookkeeper
Reymund Alcoba Bookkeeper

With a decade of accounting prowess in the construction, real estate, and property management arena, Reymund is our go-to Bookkeeper, constructing financial excellence brick by brick. Currently steering the ship for SMB clients at Keystone, Reymund's expertise forms the foundation of our financial success. Beyond the ledgers, you'll catch Reymund in action—whether he's smashing shuttlecocks on the badminton court, conquering trail runs, scaling mountains, or jetting off on adventures.

Czarinah Paula HR and Ops Manager
Czarinah Paula HR and Ops Manager

With 15 years in the HR arena, Czarinah is our go-to maestro for all things HR and Operations. She's navigated the corporate cosmos, from multinational giants to local champions and innovative startups. Now, she's our trailblazer in the dynamic realms of outsourcing and remote work. Armed with a BS in Psychology and an MBA, Czarinah seamlessly combines the art of people management with business brilliance. When the office lights dim, Czarinah transforms into a fitness aficionado, juggling yoga poses, airsoft adventures, running trails, and cycling routes. Her love for the finish line extends to duathlons and triathlons, where her disciplined spirit shines.

Clarisa Cuenca Bookkeeper
Clarisa Cuenca Bookkeeper

With a diverse financial journey, Clarisa brings a wealth of expertise to Keystone. From her days as a Store Accountant to orchestrating financial harmony as a Bank Supervisor and Freelance Bookkeeper for both Philippine and US clients, she's now our maestro in the world of Short-Term Rentals. Juggling numbers and motherhood, Clarisa is not just a Bookkeeper but a full-time mom, dedicating her free moments to playful adventures with her two toddlers. And did we mention, she's got a harmonious side? Hailing from a family of musicians, Clarisa loves to unwind by singing.

Lina Dima-ala Bookkeeper
Lina Dima-ala Bookkeeper

Lina is the heartbeat of our financial precision at Keystone, boasting a steadfast commitment to maintaining impeccable financial records. With a seasoned background in accounts payable and bookkeeping, she possesses a keen understanding of financial processes and procedures. Beyond her expertise in bookkeeping, Lina is fueled by a passion for continuous growth and learning. Ever eager to tackle new challenges, she strives to expand her knowledge, ensuring the delivery of top-notch service to our clients. Outside the office, Lina dives into the depths of her other passion - freediving. Despite a deep-seated fear of the open water, her love for the ocean has transformed her into a free-diving enthusiast.

Kirsti DeMarchis Onboarding Accounting Specialist
Kirsti DeMarchis Onboarding Accounting Specialist

With over a decade of experience in both public and private accounting, Kirsti is our guiding star when it comes to ensuring seamless transitions and thriving financial foundations. Joining Keystone Bookkeepers as the Onboarding Accounting Specialist in September 2023, she's eager to bring her wealth of knowledge to our exceptional clients. Originally hailing from the vibrant city of Las Vegas, Kirsti earned her accounting degree in 2016 and has since embarked on a journey that led her to the bustling streets of New York. Here, amidst the urban hustle, she finds joy in cooking up culinary delights, getting lost in the pages of a good book, exploring nature through hikes, and cultivating serenity in her garden.

Bleshy Sicat Bookkeeper
Bleshy Sicat Bookkeeper

Meet Bleshy Sicat, Keystone's financial maestro with an 11-year groove in Account Payable, Bank Reconciliation, and Payroll for US clients. As the newest addition to the Bookkeeping team, Bleshy's thrilled to unravel the mysteries of short-term rentals and join the stellar crew at Keystone. When she's not balancing books, catch her jet-setting to explore new places, indulging in diverse cultures and cuisines. A culinary aficionado, she whips up delights because, let's face it, she absolutely loves to EAT! Get ready for a dash of wanderlust and a sprinkle of culinary magic with Bleshy at Keystone.

Jeneam Alexander Sr. Bookkeeper
Jeneam Alexander Sr. Bookkeeper

Jeneam , a seasoned professional with a diverse background in administrative and accounting roles across private and government sectors, introduces herself with a warm greeting. Her focus lies in catering to the financial needs of property management clients, ensuring seamless operations. Beyond her professional pursuits, Jeneam finds joy in the rhythmic thrill of table tennis and the pursuit of knowledge through "how-to" videos. Her commitment to community and church activities shines through her dedication to volunteer work, where she eagerly contributes her time and efforts to causes that positively impact others' lives.

Jaina Jao Onboarding Associate
Jaina Jao Onboarding Associate

Jaina, the sorceress of digits and the grand maestro of ledgers, invites you to discover  For the past five years, Jaina has embarked on an exhilarating journey in the realm of numbers, armed with a trusty calculator and a cup of coffee. With a degree in Accountancy and on the cusp of completing her MBA, Jaina's expertise is matched only by her passion for the craft. Weekends bring moments of pure joy for Jaina, as she revels in the simple pleasures of life, surrounded by her beloved 10 dogs. Their unconditional love serves as a source of inspiration and rejuvenation, preparing her for the upcoming dance with numbers and the endless exploration that lies ahead.

Micah Del Rosario Practice Administrator
Micah Del Rosario Practice Administrator

Meet Micah, the seasoned Practice Administrator whose expertise spans over a decade in specialized accounting and property management software. With a solid foundation as a senior analyst, Micah has consistently driven financial analysis forward, leveraging advanced accounting software to achieve unparalleled results. On weekends, she immerses herself in the exhilarating world of wargaming, joining her daughter and friends in epic battles of strategy and skill.  Micah's commitment to excellence, both in the workplace and beyond, underscores his multifaceted nature as a Practice Administrator.

Anna Pangan Sr. Bookkeeper
Anna Pangan Sr. Bookkeeper

Over the past four years, Anna has honed her skills and leadership abilities, transitioning seamlessly from roles as Finance Director to spirited client account manager. Her technical finesse and natural flair for leadership were on full display during her tenure as Finance Director, where she managed a dynamic team and orchestrated the coordination of financial activities with precision. A passionate traveler, she embraces new experiences and cultures, seeking adventure wherever she goes.

Mandy Myburgh Onboarding Accounting Specialist
Mandy Myburgh Onboarding Accounting Specialist

Meet Mandy, Keystone's financial dynamo with a flair for balancing books and conquering triathlons with equal gusto! With over eight years of diverse experience across industries like food, education, and entertainment, Mandy seamlessly blends her administrative finesse with impeccable financial acumen. From managing company and personal books to diving into the adrenaline rush of MMA training, Mandy's energy and passion extend far beyond the office walls.When she's not crunching numbers or breaking a sweat in a triathlon, Mandy is focused on achieving her professional dreams, aiming to obtain her Chartered Accounting degree. Her dedication to continuous improvement and commitment to excellence shine through in everything she does, both in her career and personal pursuits.

Jellebee Baguhin Bookkeeper
Jellebee Baguhin Bookkeeper

Get ready to meet Jellebee, Keystone's bookkeeping virtuoso who's as skilled at balancing accounts as she is at whipping up culinary delights in the kitchen! With four years dedicated to mastering the art of accounting and bookkeeping, Jellebee embarked on a journey of professional growth that led her from the bustling world of BPO to the dynamic realm of remote work. Beyond her prowess in financial management, Jellebee's passion for learning knows no bounds, as she continues to expand her knowledge while indulging in culinary adventures and curating a harmonious home environment.

MJ Modesto Bookkeeper
MJ Modesto Bookkeeper

Introducing MJ, Keystone's dynamic numbers guru and self-proclaimed CPA by day, coffee connoisseur by night! With over seven years of experience in the accounting world, MJ's journey from a local bathroom fixtures company to freelancing for overseas clients is nothing short of inspiring. Armed with a keen eye for detail and an insatiable appetite for balancing the books, MJ's main goal is always to uncover errors, correct them, and ensure everything is perfectly balanced. Within the Keystone team, MJ serves as the internal bookkeeper extraordinaire, collaborating with Ben to manage the books of his businesses with finesse. From maintaining QuickBooks Online to tackling admin tasks with ease, MJ's expertise ensures smooth sailing for the team. When she's not crunching numbers, you'll find MJ indulging in her love for food and coffee or seeking out breathtaking views of nature and the cityscape during her travels.

Clarissa Burgos Sr. Bookkeeper
Clarissa Burgos Sr. Bookkeeper

Meet Clarissa Burgos, our vibrant Senior Bookkeeper boasting 8 years of diverse experience across industries. Clarissa's journey includes a standout performance as an Accounts Receivable Analyst in a renowned international company based in the USA. Her knack for developing Standard Operating Procedures ensures seamless trainings and transitions, adding efficiency to our operations. When she's not crunching numbers, Clarissa indulges her wanderlust, jet-setting to explore captivating destinations worldwide. A true enthusiast of knowledge, she immerses herself in documentaries, broadening her horizons even during downtime. And let's not forget her furry companion, with whom she cherishes precious moments, adding a touch of joy to her leisurely pursuits.

Angelyn Bayeta Bookkeeper
Angelyn Bayeta Bookkeeper

Angelyn kickstarted her journey at one of the top accounting firms in the Philippines managing diverse client portfolios as a Junior Associate. Transitioning thereafter into the world of outsourcing, she embarked on a fulfilling trajectory, catering to esteemed clientele across the United States and Australia. Beyond the sphere of numbers and spreadsheets, her passion for innovation finds expression through programming. Engaging with Python and JavaScript courses, she delves into the intricacies of coding, embracing the challenges and reveling in the creative process. But amidst the hustle, Angelyn finds solace in the harmonies of music. Weekends are adorned with piano lessons, reminding her that amidst life’s intricacies, keys work the magic.

Kyrzll Silverio Practice Administrator
Kyrzll Silverio Practice Administrator

With five years of remote work under her belt, Kyrzll has honed her skills as an Executive Administrative Assistant, mastering the art of supporting clients with finesse. Now, in her pivotal role at Keystone, she oversees operational efficiency, fosters team cohesion, and ensures streamlined workflows that keep our practice running smoothly. But Kyrzll's interests extend far beyond the confines of her professional duties. An avid reader, she finds solace and inspiration within the pages of captivating novels, constantly exploring new narratives and perspectives. By seamlessly blending her work experience with her personal passions, Kyrzll embodies the spirit of Keystone, creating a fulfilling and well-rounded journey both within and outside the office.

Merlyn Dimaculangan Bookkeeper
Merlyn Dimaculangan Bookkeeper

Meet Merlyn, our dedicated Bookkeeper with 6 years of hands-on experience in accounting, especially with international clients. At Keystone, she handles and manages financial records with precision and efficiency, ensuring everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. When she's not balancing the books, Madelyn loves to explore new destinations, indulging her passion for travel and experiencing different cultures. At home, she dives into the world of crime documentaries and series, always on the lookout for the next captivating story.

Zen Rodriguez Bookkeeper
Zen Rodriguez Bookkeeper

Meet Zen, our versatile Bookkeeper with extensive experience in the accounting departments of manufacturing and BPO companies. With a solid background in general accounting and accounts receivable, Zen also excelled in managing teams, ensuring deadlines were met, attendance was improved, and projects were successful. Now, Zen brings this wealth of experience to Keystone, enjoying the added flexibility and fulfillment of working from home and collaborating directly with US-based clients. Working from home allows her to spend quality time with her children while diving into her favorite activities: baking, cooking, and crafting

Rissie Canaveral Bookkeeper
Rissie Canaveral Bookkeeper

Meet Rissie, our seasoned Bookkeeper with over 11 years of professional experience. With a meticulous eye for detail and a passion for numbers, Rissie has honed her expertise in financial management, collections, and ensuring the smooth operation of businesses both large and small. Her dedication and precision make her an invaluable asset to our team at Keystone. When she's not crunching numbers, Rissie loves to travel and explore the world. An adventurer at heart, she enjoys the thrill of cliff and free diving, always seeking new experiences and challenges.

Shane Antonio Senior Bookkeeper
Shane Antonio Senior Bookkeeper

Meet Shane, our vibrant Senior Bookkeeper here at Keystone, with over a decade of experience in finance and accounting. From excelling as an Accounts Payable Manager to handling diverse international clients, Shane's journey in the realm of finance has been nothing short of remarkable. With a background in fiscal management and compliance, honed during her tenure at the Department of Budget and Management, Shane brings a wealth of expertise to her role, ensuring the smooth flow of financial transactions and the meticulous management of diverse portfolios. Outside of the office, Shane's adventurous spirit takes her to sandy shores around the globe, where she finds inspiration and relaxation. She's not just a traveler; she's also a culinary enthusiast, always eager to explore new cuisines and recreate them in her kitchen.

Sunshine Hannigan Manager of Client Accounting Services
Sunshine Hannigan Manager of Client Accounting Services

Meet Sunshine, our dynamic Manager of Client Accounting Services at Keystone. Originally from Los Angeles, Sunshine now calls Upstate New York home and brings 20 years of accounting expertise to our team. Known for her unique ability to create order out of chaos, she has helped businesses of all sizes establish strong financial infrastructures and procedures, laying the groundwork for their success. When she's not working her magic in the financial world, Sunshine enjoys reading, camping, and caring for her three rescue dogs. An avid volunteer at local shelters, she has a heart as big as her skills. Sunshine's passion for adventure has taken her to five continents so far, with plans for a Trans-Mongolian train trip and a hike up Kilimanjaro to complete her goal of visiting all seven.