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Tessa Keena, CPA

Tessa recently celebrated 10 years with Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors and leads the firm’s Accounting Solutions Team. She began her career in the field of Cosmetology and transitioned into Public Accounting through her continued education and various business organizations.  Tessa brings a unique and diverse background to the field of accounting and her role in the firm. She is a thought leader in the industry and advocate for the support and growth of her team members, her clients, and her community. When you meet Tessa, you quickly learn how passionate she is about people, accounting & advisory, and life in general! Tessa works with a variety of industries and organizations to ensure they have accurate financial information and sound business processes. Her areas of expertise include financial planning and analysis, business systems implementation, and not-for-profit accounting and management.

Tessa earned an Associate of Science in Business Studies degree from Cornerstone University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting, from Grand Valley State University, and maintains a current CPA certification in the State of Michigan.

Tessa was elected to the position of firm Shareholder in September of 2021.  Meet Shareholder Tessa HERE.

When she is not working, Tessa enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, extended family and friends and dogs Max & Harley. She loves photography, traveling, reading, party planning, shopping and attending sporting events, live theater, movies, and concerts.


Tessa serves on the board of directors for:

She is also a member of the following professional organizations:



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