Empowering tax and
accounting pros to look—
and be—extraordinary
since 2008.

Our Story

For over decades, the founders of ClientWhys have been helping tax and accounting professionals become well-rounded experts while growing their client base. We understand the hard work it takes to successfully operate an independent tax and accounting practice, because we’ve done it ourselves.

Our Goal

To help more individuals and business owners create their ideal financial future with the help of five-star rated tax and accounting pros.

How We’re Achieving It

By empowering those professionals to hone their expertise, safeguard their reputations, and get the word out about their practices.

Our first company, ImageOne, was sold to Greatland in 2007. Since then, we have transformed into the ClientWhys family of brands, including CountingWorks and TaxBuzz, our marketplace sites; and CountingWorks PRO, our all-in-one marketing and practice growth platform.

These days, our integrated suite of applications is helping more than 10,000 independent professionals automate marketing tasks, gain more referrals, save time, and bring their practices into the digital age.

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, with offices all over the US, ClientWhys’ seasoned professionals are evolving right alongside the accounting and tax professionals we work with.

Whether you’re a brand new gig accountant, an established pro with decades of experience, or fall anywhere in between, our team stands at the ready to help you reach your business goals.

Our Leadership

Lee Reams II

Chief Executive Officer

Lee Reams II is the energy behind ClientWhys. He is actively involved in product development, marketing, and website development. He prides himself on listening to clients’ needs while developing first-class solutions and is known to monitor his iPhone at all hours of the day. When Lee is not busy putting his ideas to work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Allison; daughter, Whitney; and Labrador, Ruby. In addition, he is an active hiker, mountainbiker, and loves exploring the Sierra backcountry.

Lee Reams Sr.

Chief Technical Officer

Lee T. Reams, Sr. of ClientWhys, is known as ‘Popcorn Head’ thanks to his many ideas on product development. In addition to being an expert on taxation and a leading speaker on tax-related topics, Lee has experience in managing his own 600+ client tax practice. He also moderates the ClientWhys Connect Technical Support Forum. Lee has served on numerous professional boards, including the Board of Directors for the California Tax Education Council. Lee also served on the Board of Directors for Blackline Systems, an accounting SaaS provider, with over 70,000 users. In his off-time, Lee enjoys traveling—though usually with his laptop in tow!

Therese Tucker

Board Member

Therese Tucker is the Founder and CEO of BlackLine Systems (BL), the leading SaaS solution for finance controls and automation. Therese brings intimate insight into helping accountants streamline time-consuming accounting tasks. She helped build BlackLine from the ground up. BlackLine has grown to over 100,000 users across 1,000 global companies, with customers comprising more than 25 of the Fortune 100 and over 100 of the Fortune 500. Before BlackLine, Therese was the Chief Technical Officer for SunGard Treasury Systems.