About Us

Manning Accounting Services, is a full-service accounting and financial services firm. As accountants we are held to a fiduciary responsibility to our clients. This is important when seeking counsel for your financial well-being. As financial advisors, we believe the combination of years in service and experienced professionals enables us to offer a full array of accounting and taxation services, as well as investing, wealth management, and personal financial planning for the benefit of individuals and businesses.

Our Employees

Lenny Manning - Founder

Lenny is a graduate of Brooklyn college with a degree in finance majoring in accounting. He has 38 years of public accounting experience specializing in small business and personal tax preparation. Recently Lenny formed  IRS Tax Advocates as an extension of the accounting business. 

He is accomplished in many areas, having  done real estate development projects in Woodstock NY (20 house development) and Monticello NY (10 house development). Lenny is currently working with a  production team in the development of an hour long reality show.

Lenny is an entrepreneur and has owned video stores, cell phone stores, gas stations, a recording studio and a children’s party place. Lenny even was a Jeopardy contestant back in 1989.

Tara Manning - Valvano - Owner

Tara Manning-Valvano is a graduate of Oneonta College with a bachelors degree in Finance. Tara has 19 years of experience in all facets of running an accounting firm. In addition she handles all IT work for the firm.

In association with Melissa Eisler, Tara formed The Audit Specialists Inc to handle all government tax audits throughout the United States.

Melissa Eisler- Manning - Owner

Melissa has over 15 years of experience with the firm. She is in charge of Receivables, Payroll and Sales Tax departments.

Melissa also has obtained her Series 6 and 63 and is Licensed to sell life insurance, disability, long term care and health insurance.

Jackie - Office Administrator

Jackie is our Office Administrator and handles administrative and clerical tasks. 

Andrea - Office Administrator

Andrea is our Office Administrator and handles administrative and clerical tasks. 

Krystine - Office Support

Krystine is administrative support staff handling secretarial, clerical and other office duties.

Seth Manning - Web Development / Marketing

Seth is our in-house web developer / marketer. He handles our websites graphics and marketing among other things.