Is it possible to change the account name or do I need to create a new account?
Yep you can change your username. Go to the gear icon here:
Takes you to the account settings page where you can change your username, email, etc.
Also, thanks for responding, as busy as you are with everything else this is fucking awesome. thank you
Oh apparently I had to change a site setting so users can change their own username. Try again now?
Thank you server l0rdz