Rosyln Haynie Banks, BBA, MAcc, EA – 2022 40 Under 40 Honoree
CFO, Adelaide Rose, LLC
After graduation from The College of William & Mary, Roslyn was hired as a financial analyst into an early talent leadership program at Wells Fargo. She has studied abroad in Adelaide, South Australia and Cape Town, South Africa. While earning her Master of Accountancy degree at UNC Charlotte, she fell in love with tax research and the loopholes in the tax code. After successfully managing a retail tax office near Ft. Campbell, TN, to exceed revenue and customer service quality goals she passed all parts of the EA exam on her first attempt!
Roslyn’s diverse Financial Planning and Analysis work experience has been a great resource to her solo tax practice as she offers advice and business coaching to other individuals, entrepreneurs, corporations and tax-exempt organizations. On 15 October 2021, she released her first children’s picture book on Amazon, “Adelaide The Accountant” highlighting the accounting industry.
What are you doing to make a difference in the profession, your community, the world?
As a former military spouse Roslyn has volunteered with numerous community service organizations nationwide. She served as an Army Family Readiness Group (FRG) Leader at Fort Hood, Texas supporting soldiers and their family members. Roslyn also enjoys facilitating financial workshops for women and children. She currently serves as the Economic Advisor to a non-profit association of thirty churches to uplift and financially empower her hometown community. She enjoys public speaking and providing fresh insight on cash flow strategies, investing, succession planning, and income taxation topics. In 2023, Roslyn will release her second children’s book highlighting STEAM careers in agriculture!