THE PAI TEAM
Nesha Pai, CPA
Managing Member, 704.457.0006
Nesha’s outgoing personality, proactive approach, and solid high-quality work has enabled her to gain respect in her community. Nesha is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. A native of Raleigh, NC (via Greeneville, TN), Nesha has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1993. She started her Accounting career at then Big 6 firm, Arthur Andersen and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University. She is licensed in N.C. and her License # is 24085.
My passion lies with the entrepreneur and it has always been a personal goal to become one myself. My mission is to create a company that not only adds value to businesses, but also gives it’s employees a passionate purpose and gives back to the community. I love fitness, fashion, design, food, and travel. My biggest pride and joy is my son Rupen who graduated from my alma mater, NC State in Engineering.
Director of Operations, 704.457.0006
Senior Client Service Provider/Team Lead, 704.457.0006
Erika has provided accounting expertise and has aided in the general business operations and customer relations for family run businesses for over 18 years. She also served on the Board of Directors from 2000-2018 as Treasurer for Dance Innovations Performance Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that provides scholarships and sponsorships for special need and/or special circumstance children and young adults to continue and pursue their education in the Arts. Her family, husband, Todd, daughter Jordyn (9) and son Mason (6), recently moved to Fort Mill from New Jersey to begin a new and exciting journey.
Client Service Provider, 704.457.0006
Rio Marino Lucero
Executive Assistant, 704.457.0006
Wife. Mother. Entrepreneur. Licensed North and South Carolina Real Estate Broker. Rio was born in Los Angeles, California and moved to North Carolina at just two years old. At a very young age, it became apparent that Rio had a fierce determination to per-sue her dreams and stand up for what she believed in. She comes from a family with generations of entrepreneurs and business owners. With an extensive background in hospitality, she has become a natural communicator and problem-solver who works well under pressure. Rio is passionate about forming genuine connections and helping those in her path. Working with others and anticipating their needs is what she does best. Most of all, Rio is determined to be a role model to her two young daughters. She wants to be the proof that a woman who is willing to work hard…really can have it all.