Staff Accountant

Portia Spikes is the Staff Accountant at Water Street Partners, LLC. She is responsible for the day to day accounting including invoicing, bill processing, and collections. She also assists with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting.

Portia is an experienced accountant with a concentration in bookkeeping, operations, and process improvement. Prior to joining Water Street Partners LLC, Portia worked in finance operations at a local non-profit with a focus in public charter schools, as well as managed the finances at an 8(a) Public Relations firm that serviced federal government agencies. She also worked in public accounting for five years at The Carlyle Group, and in Trust and Treasury Operations at US Bank. Additionally, Portia is the Assistant Treasurer on the board of a non-profit community organization. She spends a large portion of her time giving back to her community, donating her time to charities, and spending time with her family. She studied finance at the University of Maryland University College, with a minor in Accounting.