Aria Payne

      Aria Payne is a Bookkeeper in our Accounting Department. In addition to working with BAI, she also co-owns a small bookkeeping company that services many nonprofit organizations, including the Friends of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Broward County. She enjoys new things and always challenges herself.

At 12 years old, Aria began assisting her mother with her multiple businesses (Accounting, Tax Preparation, Family Law, Real Estate, and Immigration). At 14 years old, she began assisting her father with his nonprofit organizations affiliated with the AFL-CIO. These experiences sparked her interest in several areas of business.

Although being exposed to several different paths, in 2015, she began to focus her work in the Accounting and Legal fields.

Aria graduated from Pompano Beach High School in Pompano Beach, FL in 2016 with a certification in QuickBooks Desktop. She is also a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. She is currently pursuing her A.A. in Paralegal Studies at Broward College and plans to acquire a B.A. in Accounting at Florida Atlantic University once her Associates degree is complete.


  • All genres of music (singing, writing, and history)
  • Dance
  • Spiritual, Mental and Physical Health