Sara graduated from Central Michigan University in December 2016 earning a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Sara pursued her Masters in Taxation from Walsh College, graduating December 2020 and is currently preparing for the CPA exam. Sara has been involved in public accounting since January 2017 and has experience in both individual and corporate taxes with the majority of her clients being in the professional services and medical industries. She is also an active member of the MICPA, AICPA and Venetian Club of Mutual Aid. Sara currently lives in Royal Oak where she enjoys spending time with friends and family, baking, cooking, or curling up with a good book. Sara joined the firm in August 2021.
What university or universities did you attend and what made you choose that university?
I attended Central Michigan University for my undergrad after visiting my cousin for sibs weekend when I was in grade school! I attended Walsh College for my Masters in Taxation given their great MST reputation and it was close to home!
When did you decide to go into the accounting field and why?
After my dad encouraged me to take an introduction to accounting class my freshman year of college to see what it was about. I enjoyed the fact that everything balanced and being able to see how day-to-day transactions flow into financial statements or a tax return.
Why did you decide to work in public accounting, rather than private sector?
I love the variety of work that you can be involved with. No two clients are the same, you always have a challenge or problem to solve.
What do you like best about what you do?
Getting to know clients and learning more about how business owners created their business model.
Who in your life has inspired you most?
My parents & grandparents
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to read, hang out with friends and family, or cooking!
If I handed you a plane ticket right now to anywhere in the world, where would you go?
If you could meet any historical figure, who would you choose and why?
What is one thing on the very top of your bucket list?
Banff National Park
What is your favorite sports team?
Detroit Red Wings
What is your favorite movie?
13 going on 30
What is your biggest pet peeve?
People who don’t use their turn signals
What is something you simply could never eat?
If you could listen to only one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Carlton
What is your guilty pleasure?
Murder mystery books
What is something about yourself that would surprise us?
I once hiked the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim over the course of 4 days.
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