Abacus CPAs - Emily Buckmaster

Emily Buckmaster


Supervisor of Excellence

Get to Know Emily

Emily Buckmaster joined Abacus CPAs in March 2021 as the Supervisor of Excellence, where she will coach, guide and mentor employees to meet their professional and personal goals. Emily specializes in career coaching, employee development, and writing and communication. Emily earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Writing from Drury University and her Master’s in Education: Human Services from Drury where she focused on developing personal & professional creativity, leadership techniques, and received her social media certificate. Emily previously worked at Drury University for 17 years as Career Coordinator, Assistant Director of Internal Relations, and most recently, over the last 6 years, served as the Director of Career Planning & Development.

Emily and her husband, Shane, have two children. They enjoy biking, floating, and hosting get-togethers. She and her family have been on two Navajo Nation mission trips and hope to go again or find a new mission project.

Emily’s Kolbe A Index Results Show That…

Emily has an uncanny talent for coming up with unique strategies, prioritizing opportunities, and dealing with the unknowns in complex problems. She thrives when quantifying an opportunity and prospecting for ways to enhance it.

Emily’s Top 5 Clifton Strengths

1) Communication, 2) Individualization, 3) Input, 4) Maximizer, 5) Ideation

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