Irene started filing taxes when she was a teenager. She would go to neighbors, family and friends to help them prepare their tax returns.
Irene was inspired to continued this journey in the finance business by attending college to study bookkeeping and business management.
She continued to build the bookkeeping business while studying to become a nail technician which she loved to do in her spare time.
In 1980, Irene started a nail business and opened the first black exclusive nail school in Omaha Nebraska.
Several years later she opened a hair and nail salon in a thriving area of town which resulted in much success.
Irene and Vernon's love for children led them both to study Early Childhood Development. Together they opened a childcare facility for homeless families and later expanded to provide care for all families. They also became foster parents for 11 years and cared for over 50 children throughout the years.
In 1999, Irene and Vernon started Small Business Services IVT LLC which provided tax, accounting, payroll, consulting and IT computer services for small business owners.
In the year 2012, IT Tax and Business Solutions was created from Small Business Services (the parent company)
The tax and accounting department continues to grow and serve small business owners around the nation both startup or existing businesses.