Our Staff

Cris NelsonCris Nelson has been in the “Practice of tax” for over 30 years.  She obtained her Enrolled Agent license in 2010, her NTPI “Fellow” designation in 2018 and is also a Certified Quick Books ProAdvisor since 2002.

Cris is very active in the community and previously has served on the Helena City Council for 12 years.

 Cris Nelson, E.A. – Owner






Debbie Murphree is my right arm voice you hear when you call the office  Her customer service is hands down the best to be found anywhere.

Debbie Murphree, Office Manager





Kenyatta Ector


Kenyatta Ector has over 5 years tax experience and has been a great addition to the staff of Essential Solutions, LLC.  She attended Auburn University in Montgomery and received her Enrolled Agent license in 2013.

 Kenyatta Ector, E.A.




Charlie Poole

Charlie Poole is an indispensable member of the Essential Solutions team.  He has thirty plus years as a practicing Enrolled Agent and with those years comes valuable experience and knowledge for our clients regarding their tax situations.

Charles Poole, E.A.