Meet the Team
Karen Whales – Managing Director
Karen has worked within private accountancy practices for over twenty nine years, gaining experience in both small and Top 20 UK firms. Karen enjoys most sport, especially Formula 1 and supporting Brighton & Hove Albion. She has recently taken up Patchwork and loves the challenge of Su Doku.
Gary Clamp - Director
Gary entered the accountancy profession over 35 years ago and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation as well as a Trust and Estates Practitioner. He was a founder member of Clamp Boxall in 1989 and has been actively involved in the management of the practice since then. Gary’s interests outside of work include playing lead guitar in a rock band.
Vicki Williams – Accounts Manager
Vicki is a qualified chartered accountant and tax adviser and manages our accounts department. She has many years of experience and enjoys helping clients with their accounting and taxation obligations. She enjoys travelling when she can, the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Jacky Williamson – Personal Tax Manager
Jacky has worked in personal tax for over thirty years having trained initially with Barclays Trust Co. She is very experienced in all personal tax matters and is responsible for all our day to day personal tax correspondence. In her own words, she is a “young at heart” fifty something who enjoys keeping fit at the gym as well as socialising at the weekends.
Debbie Frake – Payroll Manager
Debbie has a wealth of payroll knowledge having worked within payroll for a number of years. She deals with all our day to day payroll queries and operation of our payroll bureau. Debbie is also a member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. Debbie is a keen baker and loves baking with her daughters, she also enjoys the challenge of a good puzzle.
Keith Donno – Accounts
Keith has worked in accountancy for a number of years and deals mainly with our corporate clients. He is very much involved in the local athletics community and enjoys watching his son race.
Kayleigh James – Vat Manager & Accounts Coordinator
Kayleigh is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. She works closely with our clients, assisting them in all matters in respect of accounts, tax and especially Vat. When not at work, she enjoys walking with her dog, a lovely meal out and getting lost in a good book.
Jo Rivett – Accounts
Jo has worked in accountancy for over 27 years and deals with our sole trader clients as well as assisting in personal tax matters. She loves reading and cycling and has just completed the Dunkirk to Brussels cycling challenge in aid of charity.
Maria Holehouse – Accounts
Maria is an experienced accountant and bookkeeper, with a good working knowledge of Quick Books and Sage. She enjoys horse riding, skiing and meeting up with friends for the odd afternoon cream tea and BBQ.
Melanie Coleman – Accounts
Melanie is a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and deals mainly with company accounts and corporate tax matters. She has two young children who take up most of her free time but when she can, she enjoys travelling and trips to the theatre.
Eileen Morris – Company Secretarial
Eileen has worked in accounts and as a bookkeeper for a number of years. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bookkeepers. She looks after all our clients Company Secretarial matters. She enjoys playing bowls, both indoor and outdoor, as well as table tennis and gardening.
Julie Connolly – Secretary
Julie has worked in administration and reception for over twenty years. She is always happy to help and assist our clients. She enjoys keeping fit at the gym, walking her dog and the odd glass of wine or two.
Trish Doherty – Secretary
Trish has worked with Gary and Karen virtually since Clamp Boxall started. She knows all of our clients very well. Trish enjoys a good book, knitting and spending time with her family, including her two grandchildren.
Sharon Papworth – Payroll Secretary
Sharon has worked with Clamp Boxall for a number of years, including general secretarial and reception duties. Her main role now is to assist our payroll manager in all administration connected to our payroll services. Sharon enjoys getting away in her caravan with all her family and tending to her chickens.