Crista Byrne-Hakala

Accounting & Benefits Coordinator

Crista joined Plaxen & Adler, P.A. in 2009. She brings 20+ years of experience providing accounting, tax, and benefits support to small businesses, specializing in law firms.

Crista spent more than 15 years working in Publishing in New York City, where she oversaw the management of large staffs with national publications in diverse industries, including medical, transportation, and horse racing.

Crista earned her B.S. in Management and Accounting from the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC). She is also an Enrolled Agent, and is licensed by the IRS to represent taxpayers before that institution.

Crista lives in Annapolis with her husband, two daughters, and three cats.