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Hi I'm Katie Hodges

I love learning. I am a CPA. I'm a wife, a mother and a family tradition enthusiast. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have had the opportunity for a great education and LOVE learning. I did both my bachelors and Masters of Taxation at ASU. I've been working as a CPA ever since. I worked for a large firm and now I run my own small practice from home. It's wonderful to use those skills, and I really enjoy helping families to learn about wise financial choices and plan and prepare for the future. I am truly married to my best friend. He is my true partner in life and so much more. Together we have 3 kiddos with bright blue eyes, small little bodies, and HUGE personalities. Our home is rarely quiet, always busy and usually fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church, but I choose to be a part of Christ's work in this church because of His love for His family. I've known the love of a good family since I was sent here to earth, and probably even before I got here. As I grew up I was blessed to feel the surety that family really is forever. Our Father in Heaven truly is a loving father who sent us to earth so we could be like Him. I'm thankful for our Savior who set the example and provided the way that we could be made perfect. Through him we can be with both our Heavenly Father and our earthly families forever!! This weekend my little 3 year-old lead an impromptu sing-a-long during a large family reunion. She sang that she was a child of God and then began to sing of her "family here on earth" and how she wants "to be with them for all eternity." As she sang those words, everyone in the room gathered around closer and sang too. We know that "families can be together forever, through Heavenly Father's plan" and I will do everything I can to learn, follow and share that plan.

How I live my faith

I think it's the little decisions in life that truly show how you live your faith. I try to put my family first, although I know I'm not prefect at it. I share my feelings about Heavenly Father and our Savior, and a prayer with my children and husband every morning in the midst of scrambling to eat breakfast and get out the door on time. It's not prefect, but it's a daily choice to think about more than the right here and right now. I also work with the women in my neighborhood to organize meals, childcare and service for those nearby who are suffering. We try to lift where we stand. I've found that no matter where I stand, I always feel closer to my savior when I'm trying to be like him and help others along the way.