Michelle works closely with businesses across multiple industry sectors in her role as Senior Manager at DHJJ. She has a particular depth of experience serving construction, legal and medical clients, with over 20 years of overall accounting experience.

Offering both tax and accounting services, Michelle is well versed in the strategies that increase accounting visibility while reducing tax liabilities. She helps clients navigate their responsibilities for sales and payroll taxes in addition to general business tax. Michelle also provides software consulting as a certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor to help businesses establish and maintain effective reporting systems and offers assistance for monthly, quarterly and ongoing data management. Michelle is a member of the DHJJ Innovative Services Group.

Professional memberships include the AICPA, the Illinois CPA Society and the Naperville Chamber’s Women in Business. Michelle had been actively involved in Naperville Chamber’s Young Professionals Network and the Naperville Jaycees. She was recognized as Rookie of the Month and Jaycee of the Month throughout her involvement.

Originally from Winfield, Illinois, Michelle took an accounting class her senior year in high school, loved it and never looked back. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting at North Central College. Michelle lives in St. Charles with her husband, Brian, and young son, Travis, and dog, Sammy.

Fun Facts:

  • Most CPAs play golf but Michelle’s sports of choice are volleyball – she began in junior high, and softball – a game she’s been playing since she was five.
  • There’s no dessert as satisfying as Michelle’s Grandma’s sponge cake.
  • She has a knack for acquiring those hard-to-get tickets. Michelle and her family go see Jimmy Buffett every year, and each time it’s Michelle who comes through with the enviable admission.