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 is also attending my alma mater, NC State in Engineering.

Tanya Loseke

Director of Operations, 704.457.0006

Tanya started her career in accounting over 12 years ago as a means to earn money and be at home with her newborn. Since then she has discovered her passion for numbers and odd zest for spreadsheets makes this profession a dream come true. Her attention to detail, proactive initiative, and approachable personality add tremendous value to the team. She has been with the Pai Team since 2012, providing high-quality bookkeeping to many facets of industry from restaurants to medical practices, public relations to attorneys. She loves her work and the flexibility it allows – she can be there for her kids and still have a professional outlet.

Lanai Norris

Client Service Provider, 704.457.0006

Lanai brings 12+ years of accounting expertise to the firm. She began her career working in the construction industry for Charles Norris Construction, INC. in Fayetteville, NC where she was responsible for writing the daybooks, which contain records of purchases, sales, receipts, and payments. Most recently, Lanai joined The Fayetteville Marksmen which is a Professional Hockey Team in the SPHL. As the Controller/ Director of Finance, Lanai oversees the financial aspects of the team-including budget items, revenue, and payments. She currently lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, Charles and their three children Chucky (10), Lilly (8) and Khloe (4).

Erika Friedman

Client Service Provider, 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.



Kelsey Brown

2020 Summer Intern, 704.457.0006

Kelsey is a recent graduate from my alma mater North Carolina State University Master of Accounting program with a concentration in Enterprise Risk Management. While obtaining her bachelor’s degree in accounting from NC State, she developed a diverse background across various industries by completing internships at Rodgers Builders, Sealed Air, James A. Lucas, NC State’s Executive Education Department, and Deloitte.

During her undergraduate career, she served as the chapter president of Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor society for accounting, finance, and information systems students. She also served as the Scholarship Chair on the executive board of her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi.

She is passionate about volunteering as she co-founded Operation Christmas Child on NC State’s campus and regularly volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham. In her free time, she loves going to new restaurants, spending time with friends, and reading. In the fall of 2020, Kelsey will be joining Deloitte as an audit associate in their Charlotte Office.



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