Bachelors of Science in Accountancy from Calvin College.
What is your area of specialty – how do you best help your clients?
I specialize in tax, providing tax preparation for individuals, partnerships, S-corporations, C-corporations, and not-for-profit organizations.
What are your top 5 strengths? What is your favorite strength?
Restorative is my favorite. I am not intimidated by points of pain or dysfunction. I love to look for the bug in the system or the problem at hand, and bring courage and creativity to problematic situations.
How do you like to give back to the community?
• VP of Finance on the board of directors for the American Marking Association of West Michigan (AMA)
• United Way Campaign
• Sunday School Leader
• Kids of Hope Mentor
• I was a bachelor for the Friends and Families of Cystic Fibrosis Bid for Bachelor event.
What are your superpowers – something you’re good at that others should know about?
I know how to ballroom dance. My favorite dances are the Waltz and West Coast Swing.
Accomplishment you’re proud of?
I ran a marathon. I’m not an avid runner, but felt very accomplished to check this one off my bucket list.
Tell us about your life outside of work (family/pets/sports/activities/interests/hobbies)
I love to stay active playing volleyball, working out, hiking, or just being outside. I’m also a bit of a nerd who enjoys board games, reading, investing, and learning new things.
What is your favorite part of working at the firm?
The amazing people I get to work with every day; both clients and co-workers!