Our People



Edward Tay, CPA

Edward Tay has 30 years of valuable experience in the accounting profession. He specializes in corporate finance, capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, and corporate development. Ed works with business owners who, with his assistance, have achieved annual revenue of more than $100 million by successfully winning government contracts and through merger and acquisition activities. Ed helped many startup companies to secure corporate financing through traditional banking and private placements, to support their growth.

Ed is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA).

Sheetal Karle, MBA

Sheetal Karle joined Alaco Consulting with over 11 years of accounting, finance, banking, taxation, and investment experience. Sheetal manages multiple clients’ accounting systems including: month-end closings, financial reporting, payroll, and, compliance with requirements related to government contracting operations. Sheetal has working experience in various accounting systems: QuickBooks both Online and desktop versions, Intacct, and Zoho. She has experience with Payroll processing systems such as Paychex and ADP. She has utilized various internet based system for communication with government agencies, including WAWF for invoicing the Government. Prior to Alaco, Sheetal has worked as an accountant, tax consultant, and investment advisor.


Sheetal received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and MBA degree in Finance from Mumbai University, India. Sheetal successfully cleared all parts of the CPA exam during her first attempt. She will receive her CPA certification in 2018.