About Us

Our Start, Approach & Firm Leaders

OUR START

Bandicoot started in 2012 as AccountPro LLC and had now been rebranded with more offices, an additional work desk, and a technology overhaul. The new bandicoot was founded by Eric Fung and Brian Markwell. Eric, is an attorney and entrepreneur that brought his A/P and process mapping skills together with Brian Markwell’s tax and bookkeeping knowledge. Together they created a remote bookkeeping company that is software driven and geared to saving any and all Owner time.

OUR APPROACH

We want to give you the ability to get financials in a timely manner and do it without much work or Owner time. We have smart lookups and automated entries built into our procedures to not waste your time on tasks we should be able to figure out. Our approach is to cater to whatever style you would like to use. We have a 24 hour work desk, so we can cater to the night owls and the early risers.

OUR FIRM LEADERS

  • Eric Maurice Fung, Esq.

    Managing Partner

    Eastern Region

    Eric Fung is a founding partner of bandicoot, and serves as the managing partner for our Taipei office. Eric started his career in law, practicing corporate finance, mergers/acquisitions, and energy law at Constellation Energy Group, DLA Piper US LLP, and Dickstein Shapiro LLP. In 2011, he became an entrepreneur completing a leveraged buyout of a 37,000 square feet supermarket and in-store restaurant in Minneapolis called United Noodles Marketplace.

  • Brian Markwell, CPA

    Managing Partner

    Central Region

    Brian Markwell is a founding partner of bandicoot and leads our Minneapolis office and Central Region. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), he has been providing bookkeeping and tax services for over 20 years. Brian started his career at a national accounting firm, during which he completed an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and consulted for companies ranging from startup to over $1B in annual sales. In 2007, he formed alongside other Partners, a regional CPA firm, Markwell & Lewis LLP. This now operates under the Bandicoot portfolio and Bandicoot Tax LLC where he serves as the Managing Director.

  • Jennifer Wai-Shing Maguire, Esq.

    Managing Partner

    Western Region

    Jennifer “Jenny” Maguire joined Bandicoot as a partner after working for five years as an federal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago, prosecuting “white collar crime” including money laundering, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. She has prosecuted over 20 federal criminal trials and over 40 sentencing hearings. Her experience in analyzing and enforcing federal regulations gives her a unique perspective and ability to quickly analyze and assist our bookkeeping clients with even the most complex of problems.

  • Ann Elizabeth Dingle, Esq.

    Partner

    Eastern Region

    Annie began her career as a prosecutor and general counsel in the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General Corps, with approximately eight years of active-duty service. Between 2009 and 2013, Annie was a prosecutor and general counsel stationed in Naval Station Mayport, while also prosecuting military-related felony crimes in the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Northern Florida, including a large number of financial “white collar” cases.

  • Margaret Tseng

    Director of Client Support

    Eastern Region

    Margaret served as a Project Manager for Cisco System (Taiwan) for Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China (APJC) for eight years. This group comprised of six organizations operating across a diverse set of markets and countries: Australia and New Zealand, India, Japan, ASEAN, Korea, and Greater China. She created and maintained sophisticated forecast and sales spreadsheets, collaborated with cross region operation team and department managers, providing support to senior executives, and head internal and external communications among various programs in the corporation.

  • Abbie Velasco

    Director of Client Support

    Central & Western Region

    Ms. Velasco’s background is in commercial banking. During her tenure at the bank she received multiple awards for lending, product sales and customer service.

    Ms. Velasco is extremely gifted on creating standard operating procedures (SOPs) and problem solving. She has a strong, but friendly persona that clients and customers respond to in obtaining information or receivables owed to her. She needs little instruction and can create ad-hoc procedures so that her subordinates can complete tasks on behalf. At her previous employer, Ms. Velasco was instrumental in ensuring that her branch ran smoothly.

  • Valerie Tsai, CPA

    Partner

    Eastern Region

    As a certified public accountant (CPA), he has been providing bookkeeping and tax services for over twenty years. Valerie graduated from the prestigious Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan with an accounting major.