Arete Partners is an accounting firm that has worked with businesses in the New Orleans area since 2011. It focuses on emerging small entrepreneurial ventures from different industries. The firm is led by James A. Mendez, a CPA and AICPA member; and Kerri Lally, a business owner, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. The firm offers virtual accounting, virtual CFO, business consulting, and coaching services to its clients. It was considered a dedicated and reliable company by one of its clients, Target Health Solutions.