Our Team

Tamra Helton, CRTP


Tamra has been doing bookkeeping for businesses since 2000, when she first set her eyes on a career path in accounting after taking her first class in high school while in Hayward. She graduated from Cuesta Community College in 2003 with a Associated Degree, and then in 2006 from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. After finishing her degrees, she returned to the East Bay Area.

Tamra started doing freelance bookkeeping in 2013 and then moved into the world of public accounting in 2016 when she relocated to Stanislaus county. In 2017, Tamra became a licensed and bonded California CTEC Registered Tax Preparer so that she could give her clients more knowledge beyond just bookkeeping and was a Staff Accountant for 6 years. One of her favorite things about the field of accounting is ensuring businesses bookkeeping is accurate while sharing her knowledge with business owners so they can focus on running their business with the peace of mind that that they have a trusted, knowledgeable, and experienced accountant as part of their financial team.

During the Covid pandemic in 2020, Tamra relocated to Atascadero and in 2021 she opened Tied Out Bookkeeping to help fill a need in her community.When Tamra is not working, you can most often find her on the soccer field or the dojo with her daughter and husband.

Schedule an introductory call with us today to see if the Tied Out Bookkeeping team is right for your business.