ABOUT US

Helping You Is Our #1 Priority

Our History

Parakletos is a family-owned business success story. When Charlie Chung started the practice back in 1977, he could count all of his clients on both hands. Since then Parakletos has grown to over 2,000 clients. Focused on helping both small businesses and individuals, Parakletos has garnered praise for their unsurpassed professionalism and their top-level customer service.

Our Vision Statement:

To consult, educate and train individuals, businesses, churches and ministries in the area of business, finance and taxes.

Our Team

Charlie Chung

CHARLIE CHUNG

President & Tax and Financial Advisor

CEO Charles R. Chung has solved clients’ tax preparation and business consulting problems since 1976. A former realtor, insurance agent and stock/options trader, Charlie has an unparalleled depth and breadth of financial knowledge. He graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center and has been a minister for 40+ years.

J. Elaine Chung

J. ELAINE CHUNG

Secretary Treasurer & Tax and Financial Advisor

Elaine Chung has worked at Parakletos full time since 1997. A former nurse with 24 years of experience, she now saves financial lives by preparing personal and business taxes. Married to Charlie and mom to Rachael and Caleb, Elaine is also the designated “office mom.”

Rachael Chung

RACHAEL CHUNG

Vice President & Office Manager

Rachael Chung has served as the Parakletos office manager since 2007. She has a wide range of duties including making payroll, paying the bills, booking travel arrangements, and office-wide problem solving. A car enthusiast, Rachael has also worked as an auto mechanic in addition to studying German, Spanish, and photography.

Brielle Beard

BRIELLE BEARD

Business Consultant, Tax Preparer, Real Estate Consultant, Quickbooks Consultant & Bookeeper

Brielle Beard serves as head of the Parakletos bookkeeping department. In addition to her background in real estate and IT, she has 15+ years of experience counseling more than 1,200 entrepreneurs on tax preparation and business administration. Brielle lives with her husband and three children and restores antique appliances.

Mallory Davie

MALLORY DAVIE

Tax Preparer & Bookeeper

Mallory Davie works in the Parakletos bookkeeping department. A marketing and management graduate of Oklahoma State, she also prepares taxes and coordinates the travel team every year. Mallory lives with her husband and two children. You’ll probably meet the younger one if you come by the office.

Michelle Proctor

MICHELLE PROCTOR

Bookeeper & Payroll

Payroll and non-profit specialist Michelle Proctor has worked in bookkeeping since 1994. She personally ensures employees at 40+ companies get paid on time. Michelle is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene and enjoys cooking, golfing, and time with family.

Johnathan Farmer

JOHNATHAN FARMER

Tax Preparer & Bookeeper

John Farmer has prepared taxes on the travel team since 2014. When he’s not at Parakletos, he enjoys camping, fishing and riding his motorcycle for charity events.

Caleb Chung

CALEB CHUNG

Tax Preparer

Caleb Chung prepares taxes for the Parakletos travel team. He specializes in personal and business financial consultation, tax preparation, wealth management and asset protection. He enjoys spending time with his wife Tammy and riding his motorcycle for charity events with John.

Tammy Chung

TAMMY CHUNG

Administrative Assistant

Tammy Chung, may have only been with the Parakletos family since 2016, but she has many years of customer service skills. Having worked in retail management for 22 years, she decided it was time to follow her heart and work with the family. Tammy is married to Caleb and loves riding his Harley with him and cuddling up on the couch with their dob Rebel.

Chaz Jaco

CHAZ JACO

Chief Operations Officer, Business Incorporation & Formation Consultant

Chaz Jaco, a former international airline executive, has served as Parakletos’ COO since 2006. He has created hundreds of for-profit and non-profit corporations for clients, including ministries and churches. Chaz and his wife Kristi have four children and nine grandchildren. Ask him about his time managing a Greek resort.

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David Davis

Tax Strategist & Consultant

David Davis, is a tenured Tax Strategist, Business, Ministry, Financial and Estate Management Consultant who enjoys helping others fulfill their destiny’s. He is a passionate family man who enjoys golf and community servanthood.

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Brittany Proctor Stroup

Bookeeping

Brittany Proctor Stroup works in the bookkeeping department of Parakletos learning to specialize in payroll taxes. She graduated from Oklahoma State University, and worked in retail management until joining the Parakletos Family. She lives with her husband and two adorable fur babies- their cat Sammy and their dog Emma. Brittany loves spending quality time with her friends and family.

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