Leadership Team

Cheryl Esser, Executive Director

Cheryl holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Reno Nevada and Microsoft Business and Technical Certifications. During her career, Cheryl has implemented and supported from single user to Enterprise-level accounting systems. For the last three years, she has served as the key support and client representative for Production Accountants using GreenSlate. Before joining GreenSlate, Cheryl began her career as a Controller, moved up to Finance Manager, and finally held a position as CFO of an IT consulting company. Being Managing Director of NAPA is a natural extension of her knowledge and expertise in supporting and training Production Accountants on various types of productions all over the United States.



Brent Peebles, Instructor

Brent has been working in the production accounting department for 11 years. Since 2006 he has been the production accountant on 17 independent films. Also as the production accountant at Ish Entertainment he worked on more than 30 reality television projects including development, pilots, and series. After living in New York for over 16 years, Brent recently moved back to his native state of Georgia to bring his skills and expertise to help grow the local film and television industry revitalized by the tax credit.