Edi Stokes


Administrative Assistant

Get to Know Edi

Edi Stokes joined Abacus CPAs in March 2021 as an Administrative Assistant in the Transportation Department, where she will work directly with transportation clients and assist the team with documents and projects.  Edi specializes in clear communication, quality client interactions and calendar management.

Edi was born and raised in Springfield and graduated from Hillcrest High School. Before starting at Abacus CPAs, Edi worked at Springfield Leather Company in Purchasing and Receiving. She forecasted the supply and demand for inventory control and communicated with vendors for quotes and to issue purchase orders. Along with this she received and verified the stock to ensure correct quantity and quality to be entered into inventory. She worked for the Springfield Leather Company for the last 6 years.

Edi’s husband’s name is Billy, and they have been married for more than 25 years. Their daughter is a nationally certified medical assistant after graduating from EMT school at CMH in Bolivar. Their son served 5 years in the Marine Corps as Special Security Forces. Edi is 1 of 8 children and she had a twin brother named Eddie, who recently passed. They have a pet BeagleBull named Maggie and a ½ main coon cat named Wolfie. When Edi has free time, she likes reading and doing puzzles. Her favorite cookie is no-bake cookies. Edi doesn’t have a favorite movie but the most recent books she read are The Calhoun Women series by Nora Roberts.

Edi’s Kolbe A Index Results Show That…

Edi is highly dependable at providing comprehensive methods for monitoring activity. Others can count on Edi to plan thoroughly, coordinate details, and be pragmatic in the use of diagrams and schedules she creates.

Edi’s Top 5 Clifton Strengths

1) Harmony 2) Consistency 3) Relator 4) Learner and 5) Achiever

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