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Tallie is the leading SaaS expense management innovator and enabler of the complete cloud-based accounting ecosystem.

CPA Practice Advisor recognized Tallie as the Winner of the 2015 Tax & Accounting Innovation Award. Tallie received this award for being the first expense management system to have created a real-time, bi-directional integration with the Intacct Accounting System.

Tallie was also recognized for break-through technology leadership by CPA Practice Advisor as a Winner of the 2014 Tax & Accounting Tech Innovation Award.

For the last two years Tallie has been named one of the nation's fastest growing software companies by Inc. 500 (under former name, SpringAhead). Tallie has grown to over 2,000 corporations and 90,000 active users, and can be found at

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Press Releases
  • HoganTaylor Deploys Tallie as Expense Report Software Solution (From December 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Wins 2015 CPA Practice Advisor Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Award (From June 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Rehmann Selects Tallie as Exclusive Expense Management Solution for its SkyBooks Cloud Solution (From June 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • McGladrey Selects Tallie as an Expense Management Solution (From May 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Moss Adams Selects Tallie as Expense Management Solution (From May 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Partners with Xero to Provide Next Generation Expense Management for Small Businesses (From April 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie and Practice Engine Partner to Provide Leading Expense Management for Top U.S. Accounting Firms (From April 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Selected by H&R Block Small Business as the Exclusive Expense Management Solution for its Client Accounting Services (From March 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • PEX Visa Prepaid Card and Tallie Launch Integrated Expense Management Solution (From February 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie First Expense Management Solution to Offer CPE (From January 2015. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Integrates Automated Expense Management Solution with Intacct (From November 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • SingerLewak Selects Tallie For Expense Report Management (From October 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Names Industry Veteran Julie Carman to Lead Business Development (From July 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Raises The Bar With Intuit QuickBooks Online Integration (From June 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Launches First Compete Cloud Based Expense Management Solution (From June 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Selected by RootWorks for CPA Expense Reporting (From January 2014. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie Expense Report Automation Software Named 2014 ‘Awesome Application' by The Sleeter Group (From November 2013. PDF | WEB)
  • Tallie by SpringAhead Becomes Premier Sponsor for BMRG Advisory Program (From October 2013. PDF | WEB)
  • and Tallie Team Up to Unify and Simplify Expense Reporting and Financial Management (From September 2013. PDF | WEB)
  • SmartVault and Tallie Create End-to-End Expense Report Workflow System (From June 2013. PDF | WEB)
  • 2015 CPA Practice Advisor Technology Innovation Award
  • 2014 CPA Practice Advisor Technology Innovation Award
  • Sleeter Awesome App Award 2014
  • 2013 Inc. 500
  • 2012 Inc. 500
  • Sleeter Awesome Add-On Award 2009


Find the Tallie Team at the following upcoming events:

  • National Nonprofit Leadership Conference
  • April 20-22, 2016
  • Washington, DC
  • Event Information
  • McGladrey Technology & Management Consulting Training Conference
  • May 4-5, 2015
  • Rosemont, IL
  • Event information is not available.
  • AICPA Practitioners Symposium, AICPA Tech+ Conference
  • June 7-10, 2015
  • Orlando, FL
  • Event Information


Tallie has been almost entirely self-funded from inception from founders, employees, management and advisors, allowing the company to focus all its efforts on customers, partners, technology and developing the best collaborative solution available.


Chris Farrell, Founder and CEO

Chris Farrell, Founder and CEO

Chris founded Tallie in 2008 after spending 15 years in finance and accounting. Prior to Tallie, he was Chief Financial Officer of Occam Networks, Corporate Controller of C-Cube Microsystems and held various positions at Arthur Andersen LLC. Chris received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and earned his CPA license in California.

Mark Milbourne, VP engineering

Nick Kormeluk, Chief Operating Officer

Nick joined Tallie in 2014 and has over 20 years of investor relations and Wall Street experience. His experience includes senior IR advisory to boards and management teams, in-house strategy roles, direct multi-billion dollar P&L responsibility, and complex merger, integration and transition work with private equity. Nick's industry expertise includes technology, retail, healthcare, and commercial real estate, for companies such as CB Richard Ellis, Albertsons, Broadcom and Supervalu. Nick holds an MBA from Chapman University.

Mark Milbourne, VP engineering

Mark Milbourne, VP engineering

Mark joined Tallie in 2011 and has over 24 years of software engineering experiences in many programming languages and diverse development situations. He was a pioneer in successfully implementing Test Driven Development techniques. Prior to Tallie, he has held senior software positions at MindJet, EFI, and National Australia Bank. Mark has a BS in Computer Science with distinction from RMIT University.

Directors & Advisors


Brad is the founder and technical guru behind SpringAhead (now d.b.a., Tallie). Prior to SpringAhead, Brad co-founded (now SCI solutions), and a technology staffing company and contributed to large software development projects for companies such as EBay and Synopsys. Brad holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University where he graduated with distinction.


David is the President and Chief Operating Officer of PIX System. David was formerly Senior Vice President of Engineering for Siebel Systems and a founding member of Oracle's Application Division in 1987. David holds a B.S in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the UC Berkeley.


Tony is a Partner at Atlas Technology Group LLC. He was formerly Global Head of Software Investment Banking and Co-Head of the West Coast Technology Investment Banking Group at Lehman Brothers, Global Head of Software Investment Banking at UBS AG, VP and Head of Corporate Development at SAS Institute, Inc, and Co-Founder of venture capital firm Bluevector. Tony received BA and MA degrees from Stanford University.


Greg provides consulting services for new emerging companies in the Silicon Valley. Previously Greg served as VP of Operations and IT at Occam Networks Inc., and VP of Operations at Sun Microsystems. Greg received a BA from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA at the Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.


Tony Lam is a Vice President at Syniverse Technologies, a Carlyle Group company. Tony has worked in the technology and mobile industry for 15+ years as a Sales and Business Development executive leading social network, Internet, and cloud engagements. His previous experience includes: Neustar, Acme Packet (acquired by Oracle), Movius Interactive (previously IP Unity), and Siemens. Tony received a BS in Environmental Science from San Jose State University.


Jane is an advisor and strategic marketing consultant for SaaS companies, large and small, with a focus on developing winning go-to-market and growth strategies. Previously Jane was VP of Direct Business at PayCycle (acquired by Intuit) and VP of Product Marketing at Adobe Systems. Jane received a BA from UC Berkeley and and MFA from Academy of Art University.