Michelle Long, CPA, MBA
Long for Success LLC

Michelle is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and has a unique relationship with Intuit (the company that owns QuickBooks) as an international trainer, consultant for product development and marketing and author of numerous courses for Intuit Academy.

Michelle was named one of 10 Women who Inspire a Profession by Accounting Today and a Financial Services Champion of the Year by the SBA.  She has been mentioned in the New York Times, Inc.com, Business Week, Investor’s Business Daily, WebCPA and more.

Since 2000, Michelle has taught hundreds of seminars to thousands of people about QuickBooks for local Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and others.  She has recorded QuickBooks training courses (for online, DVD and an iPad app) and been a guest speaker for Office Depot’s Web Cafe multiple times.  Michelle provides QuickBooks help, training and consulting for QuickBooks users and accounting professionals nationwide.



Hector Garcia, CPA.CITP, CGMA
Quick Bookkeeping & Accounting LLC

Hector is a CPA practicing as an Accountant and QuickBooks Trainer/Consultant in Miami, FL for his own firm Quick Bookkeeping & Accounting LLC. Before working in public accounting, Hector worked in several accounting & financial departments of past fortune 500 companies such as: Best Buy, Circuit City, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo.  Hector’s passion is in Training; and it comes from his successful career in which he applied his personal philosophy of continuous learning and sharing experiences with co-workers. Currently, Hector teaches QuickBooks, and Excel in his Doral ,FL training center almost every weekend. Hector is married with 3 children, lives in Weston, FL. Hector is Fluent in Spanish and English.

His Education includes: Masters of Science in Taxation, Masters of Science in Finance, and an Graduate Degree in Accounting. Some of his certifications & accolades include: Certified Public Accountant in FL, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Member of Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Intuit Premier Reseller,  Approved NASBA CPE Provider (for CPA’s) in 2011.

Hector enjoys spending time with the family, playing golf, cooking/eating, and bragging about his Guacamole Recipe.



Hector and Michelle have very different personalities and professional practices, but they do have one thing in common, they are both very passionate about QuickBooks and helping others use it to the maximum potential.  They worked together on January 2014 on Intuit’s Cloud Tour where they got the idea to develop this webinar series together debuting in Fall 2014.

Untitled 2
San Jose, CA 2014 @ QBConnect



New Orleans, LA 2015 @ Scaling New Heights



Ft Lauderdale & Tampa Bay, FL  2015 @ Intuit Cloud Tour



Las Vegas, NV 2015 @ SleeterCon



Orlando, FL 2016 @ Intuit QuickBooks Online Cert. Prep. Tour


12 Responses to About Hector & Michelle

  1. Kathy says:

    I am trying to register for upcoming QB Powerhour webinar on Oct 16th. The link brings me to Oct 2nd. Do you know when I will be able to register? I would like to get all upcoming webinars on my calendar, if possible. Kathy

  2. Edwin Baker says:

    Great seminar on Job Costing. Wish there was time for more. I really like construction related topics.

  3. Robert Lane says:

    Just want to say thanks for the excellent Powerhour sessions.

  4. Vincenza Calhoun says:

    Hi! I wonder if you could help, I attended the Quickbooks Training that you taught in Tampa, FL on January 14, 2015. I never received an email with my CEU and my ProAdvisor account does not show the completed certification. I took the certification at the training seminar, logged into the site and received my certification pin. I have contacted ProAdisor and they are working on that but I never received my CEU certificate. Who would have tracked that? I registered, received a confirmation and ticket and we signed in when we arrived and were confirmed.
    I hope you can help me 🙂

  5. Miriam Woods says:

    I was on the Quickbooks Powerhour Webinar on Thursday and I’d like to get the powerpoint slides emailed to me.
    Thanks for all you do.
    Miriam Woods

  6. Diane Bilyeu says:

    Is it possible to get the power point presentations from the webinars? If so, how can I get them? I’d like to be able to save some of the slides with screen shots and info. Thank you for the help! Just as a PS, Have you guys ever thought of doing separate webinars for QBO & Desktop? I am sure both sides probably feel the same but I have been disappointed with sitting through a whole webinar, just to find out 3/4 of it was for QBO. What a huge waste of my time since I am on desktop.

  7. Kylle Little says:

    Hello Hector…Ive been looking for an app that you covered a while back and I cannot remember the name of it. If I recall correctly, it allowed you to pull data off of a bank statement and import it into QBO. I looked at Zed Axis…but the rep that emailed me back said it wouldn’t do that.

    We have projects that come up that require us to create or recreate financials for prior years. Right now, we are manually inputting and its not efficient. Any suggestions on apps?

  8. Sorry to use this forum. Just got my CPE for the July 28, 2016 QB Powerhour. Thank you! However, I have not, yet, received my CPE for the June 16, 2016 QB Powerhour. Are those delayed?

  9. Anne Sabin says:

    I am an advance pro advisor. In order to maintain my advanced certification I need to take ACE approved CPE credits (which I think you are more familiar with than I am). I took a look at your website and am unable to find any of the approved courses offered in the future? Can you point me to the correct location on your website where I might find them? Also… how much do you charge for these courses.
    I look forward to hearing from you.
    Anne Sabin
    The Practical Accountant

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *