We are an experienced team of employee-owners offering full-charge bookkeeping and business support services to resident owned communities, cooperatives, other member-owned organizations, and small businesses.
The Business Services Cooperative is an employee-owned business specializing in member-owned cooperatives and small, local businesses serving the South Sound. We provide essential insight on the financial management of your organization. The BSC will help to put your business' essential performance information at your fingertips, enabling you to make more effective and informed decisions.
Beginning as a small one-person bookkeeping business, the company converted to an employee-owned cooperative in January 2018.
Our Mission is to strengthen a cooperative economy by providing comprehensive business and consulting services primarily to cooperatives and small businesses by skilled and helpful professionals.
We can take you from creating your Chart of Accounts to helping you manage your organization through timely and accurate reporting.
Kristy Keeley is the Accounting Manager and a business advisor at the Business Services Cooperative.
Kristy has an Associates in Accounting from the South Puget Sound Community College and has been working as a bookkeeper since 2013. She was a founder of the New Moon Cooperative Cafe, where she developed a love for cooperatives and finance. She spent two years working at the Northwest Cooperative Development Center as a bookkeeper and Cooperative Developer before joining the team at the Business Services Cooperative.
Micheal Snow is the Practice Manager and a business advisor at the Business Services Cooperative.
Micheal has worked with cooperative businesses since 2009. While earning his Bachelor’s Degree from The Evergreen State College, he found his interest in cooperatives, accounting, and financial management. He has worked as a bookkeeper and financial manager since 2013, serving on the Board of the Olympia Food Cooperative for 5 years, and has been a founding member of three employee-owned cooperatives in Olympia. Micheal most recently served as the Administrative and Financial Manager of the Northwest Construction Cooperative before coming on board full-time with the BSC as of March 2019.
The Business Services Cooperative begins every engagement by acquiring a thorough understanding of a client’s needs, objectives, management style, and organizational structure. Based on this understanding, we will prepare a proposal that aims to meet your specific needs, schedule, and budget.