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Meet Our Team

Our Team

Dena Gowen Crews, CPA, Partner

denacrews@tds.net
912-729-5257

Dena has been engaged in the public accounting profession since 1987 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1991. Dena graduated from Valdosta State College in 1987 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She worked as a senior accountant for a CPA firm in Fernandina Beach, Florida for nine years before she and Kristie Konrad accepted positions with Mullis and Keene, CPAs in Kingsland, Georgia. They became partners in Mullis, Crews and Konrad, CPAs in 2000. Upon the senior partner, Roscoe Mullis’ retirement, Crews and Konrad, CPAs emerged. Dena and her partner in crime, Kristie share the responsibilities and benefits of running their busy and successful accounting firm. Dena is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. In the past, she has served as President and Treasurer of Folkston Elementary PTO and President of the Charlton County High School Softball Diamond Club. Dena is married to Mike and they live in Folkston with their three rescue dogs. They have two daughters, Karley and Ashten. Karley and her husband Kody reside in St. George, Georgia with their two beautiful daughters, Konleigh and Karaline. Ashten is married to Cody and lives in Folkston with their two dogs. Dena enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, traveling and restoring furniture with her husband.

Kristie Rowell Konrad, CPA, Partner

kristiekonrad@tds.net
912-729-5257

Kristie graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1995. She worked for three years as an accountant at a CPA firm in Jacksonville, Florida before she and Dena made the move to become partners in their own firm in Kingsland. Kristie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2011, Kristie was selected as Camden County’s Business Woman to Watch. Throughout the years, she has served as Treasurer of Matilda Harris Elementary School PTO and Treasurer of Camden County Softball Booster Club. Kristie and her husband, Jason reside in Kingsland with their three beautiful children and five dogs. Kristie is a busy mom to Averie, born in 1998, Kade born in 2001, and Braylie, born in 2005. In her spare time, Krisite enjoys attending concerts, running, and attending her kids’ athletic events and school functions.

Kim Ratliff, Senior Accountant

ckcpas@tds.net
912-729-5257

Kim has been in the accounting and tax field since 1992. She graduated from Brenau University in 1997 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. A native of Homerville, Georgia, Kim has lived in Kingsland since 1988. She began working at Crews and Konrad, CPAs in 2004. In 2013, she was selected as Camden County’s Business Woman to Watch. In her leisure time, Kim enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Patra Laboy, Tax Preparer/Bookkeeper

patra.mckcpas@tds.net
912-729-5257

Patra has been in the accounting field since 1990 and has specialized in personal income taxes since 2002. She began working at Crews and Konrad, CPAs in 2007. To help better serve our clients, Patra is currently studying for the Enrolled Agent Exam. She is a proud Submariner Wife, a mother of three, and a grandmother to two beautiful grandsons. Patra’s guilty pleasures are shopping, reading and machine embroidery.

Serina Green, Front Desk Clerk

ckcpas@tds.net
912-729-5257

Serina began working for Crews and Konrad, CPAs in December 2016. In addition to being our resident friendly greeter that clients have already come to know and love, she has quickly assumed the responsibilities of the fast-paced front office. Serina lives in Folkston with her husband, Caleb and their Labrador retriever. She is a 2015 graduate of Charlton County High School and is currently attending College of Coastal Georgia. In her spare time, Serina enjoys cooking and reading.

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