Lapeer: (810) 664-4470

Rochester: (248) 601-9500

Rochester: (248) 601-9500

Lapeer: (810) 664-4470

Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C.

Certified Public Accountants

Meet Our Team

Who We Are And What We Stand For

When you need guidance and expertise – our team responds.

Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C. (MKG) is an experienced certified public accounting firm, dedicated to producing accurate and trustworthy financial data for every client, on every project, every time. We provide audit, accounting, tax and management services to growing businesses in a variety of industries.

Our history begins in 1988 when Shirley E. Gofrank, C.P.A. founded Shirley E. Beck, C.P.A., P.C. In 1991 Vincent J. Mattina, Jr., C.P.A. was admitted as a shareholder and the firm became Gofrank & Mattina, P.C.  In 2001, William T. Gibbons, Jr., C.P.A. was admitted as a shareholder and Scott C. McGovern, C.P.A. in 2007. Following these additions, the firm grew over the next few years with the acquisition of Linda Allen, P.C., Joseph, Dise & Bolterstein, P.C. and Robert Skubic C.P.A., P.C. before admitting Jennifer J. Lundy, C.P.A. as a shareholder in 2012.

Meanwhile, in 1995, Kim R. Brown, C.P.A. and Clark D. Kent, C.P.A. assumed ownership of the Lapeer office of Boyes, Wright, Pittman & Co, P.C., creating Brown & Kent P.C. In 2012, Lorretta L. Deneweth, C.P.A. was admitted as a shareholder before the merger of Gofrank & Mattina, P.C. and Brown & Kent, P.C. creating Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C. in 2013.

MKG is a firm founded on the basic principle of offering “big firm” expertise and knowledge to clients, while maintaining the personal connection and responsiveness associated with a smaller firm.  We are committed – to our clients, to our community and to the accounting profession.

From Left to Right: Bill Gibbons, Lorretta Deneweth, Vince Mattina, Clark Kent, Jenny Lundy, Scott McGovern.

Lapeer Office

Clark D. Kent, CPA

Shareholder

Clark received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of South Carolina, and is a founding member of Brown & Kent, P.C. He began his career in Myrtle Beach, SC and returned to Michigan and the Lapeer area in the late 1980s. Clark has been in public accounting for more than 35 years and has served clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, agriculture, trusts, governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, medical professionals and closely-held businesses.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,  Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Economic Club of Lapeer and Sunrise Kiwanis – Lapeer.  He lives in Lapeer with his wife, Yvette, and has two daughters, Jackie and Elizabeth, and five grandchildren.  Outside the office Clark enjoys marathon canoe racing, mountain biking and road cycling. 

William T. Gibbons, Jr., CPA

Shareholder, Managing Partner

Bill has his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Oakland University. Bill joined the firm in May 1996 and was admitted as a shareholder in January 2001.  He has been licensed to practice in Michigan since 1997. Bill serves clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, medical professionals, agriculture, not-for-profit organizations, closely-held businesses, real estate accounting and taxation. He is a member of the  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,  Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Economic Club of Lapeer, former President of Lapeer County Hockey Association and is the Treasurer to the Lapeer County Community Foundation. In 2008, Bill completed the Leadership Greater Rochester program. Bill is married to Jackie and has a daughter, Brooke.  Bill enjoys traveling and playing golf and hockey in his free time.

Lorretta L. Deneweth, CPA

Shareholder

Lorretta started her career with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Northwood University with a major in accounting. She has been in public accounting since 1993 and joined the firm in June of 1996. Lorretta has served clients in a wide variety of industries, specializing in QuickBooks training and consulting, not-for-profit organizations, school districts, manufacturing, retail, construction and taxation. She currently serves on the board for the Family Literacy Center, is a member of the Economic Club of Lapeer County, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and previously served 18 years in various positions for the Zonta Club of Lapeer.  Lorretta is married to Mark, and has two children, Travis and Rebecca.

Eric D. Ferguson, CPA

Senior Manager

Eric received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Baker College. He has been in public accounting since 1999 and is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Eric’s experience includes governmental auditing, not-for-profit auditing, fiduciary accounting and tax services and individual and corporate taxes.

Timothy J. Reinhardt, CPA

Manager

Tim received a Bachelor’s of Science with a major in accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been in public accounting since 2001 and is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Tim’s experience includes governmental auditing, not-for-profit organizations, school district and tax services and individual and corporate taxes.

Jessica L. Walz, CPA, MST

Manager

Jessica earned a Master of Science in Taxation from Walsh College in 2016 and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from Northwood University in 2001. She has been in public accounting since 1998 and with the firm since 2006.  She is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and of the Kiwanis Club of Lapeer.  Jessica’s experience in taxation, financial statements, and QuickBooks consulting includes clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, agriculture, and professional services. Jessica resides in Columbus where she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, friends and animals.

Auna C. Bearup, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant

Auna received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a major in Accounting Management from Maranatha Baptist Bible College. She has been in public accounting since 2008 and is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Auna joined the firm in December 2011. Her experience includes governmental auditing, not-for-profit organizations and individual and corporate taxes. Auna is married to Nathan and they have two sons, Daniel and Lucas. She and her husband enjoy working with the youth at Calvary Bible Church of Lapeer.

Nicole R. Jarvis

Senior Staff Accountant

Nicole is a graduate of Grand Valley State University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting in 2015.  Her experience includes governmental and not-for-profit auditing.  Nicole lives in Goodrich, MI with her dogs Bailey and Zoey. She loves the outdoors, traveling and camping with family.  Nicole joined the firm in July 2017.

Amy Bober, CPA

Staff Accountant

Amy graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Management Information Systems. She has been working in accounting since 1991 and has been licensed to practice public accounting since 2013. She has experience in both individual and corporate taxes. Amy has three children and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family, casual 5k’s, the annual Crim 10 mile, and hiking with her dogs. Amy joined the firm in February 2021.

Allison Johnson, MSA

Staff Accountant

Allison earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Rochester University in 2019 and a Master of Science in Accounting from Liberty University in 2020.  Allison currently resides in Lapeer, where she enjoys spending time outdoors, as well as playing tennis and golf. She joined the firm in June 2018.

Anelle Brazelton

Firm Administrator

Anelle is the Firm Administrator of our firm. Specifically she is responsible for supervising the firm's administrative facilities, financial and personnel functions. Anelle obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan - Flint and later joined the firm in September 2010 and is an active member of the Michigan Chapter of CPA Firm Management Association. Anelle is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Greater Rochester program.  Anelle resides in the Lapeer area, is married to Jason and has two children, Dane and Addison.  She enjoys watching her children grow and spending time with friends and family.

Shannon Pratt

Administrator

Shannon is an administrative assistant at our Lapeer location and maintains the front desk. She is responsible for a variety of office duties. Shannon received a certificate of completion for the executive secretary program at Skagit Business College in Washington State in 1983, and has an associate’s degree in accounting from St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron in 1999. Born and raised in Anacortes, WA she has lived in North Branch, Michigan since 1983 when she married her husband Bryan. They have three married children and 12 grandchildren. Shannon joined the firm in January 2016.

Melinda Bradley

Administrator

Melinda is an Administrative Assistant at our Lapeer location and is responsible for a variety of administrative matters including accounts receivable, invoicing and updating our website. She and her husband Jeff live in the Lapeer area with their two daughters, Alyssa and Emma.  Melinda enjoys cooking, baking, reading and participating in outdoor activities with family and friends, especially boating, backpacking and camping. Melinda has been with the firm since November 2019.

Rochester Office

Vincent J. Mattina, Jr., CPA

Shareholder

Vince has a Bachelor’s of Accountancy from Walsh College. He has been licensed to practice in Michigan since 1987 and Nevada since 2000.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants, Venetian Club of Mutual Aid, Detroit Chapter National Tool and Machining Association, and member and treasurer of Rochester Rotary Club.  Vince is also a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church Finance Committee, Rochester Rotary Charities Board, and board member and treasurer for the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce.

In 2007, Vince completed the Leadership Greater Rochester program and in 2009 he was the recipient of the Sunrise Pinnacle Award for Leadership Greater Rochester.  Vince was also named Vistage CE-13’s Soaring Eagle for 2015 and 2018 for his leadership and contribution to his group.  He is married to Dianne and has three children Vince III, Dan and Sara, a granddaughter and a grandson. Vince joined the firm July 1988 and was admitted as a shareholder January 1991.

William T. Gibbons, Jr., CPA

Shareholder, Managing Partner

Bill has his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Oakland University. Bill joined the firm in May 1996 and was admitted as a shareholder in January 2001.  He has been licensed to practice in Michigan since 1997. Bill serves clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, medical professionals, agriculture, not-for-profit organizations, closely-held businesses, real estate accounting and taxation. He is a member of the  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,  Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Economic Club of Lapeer, former President of Lapeer County Hockey Association and is the Treasurer to the Lapeer County Community Foundation. In 2008, Bill completed the Leadership Greater Rochester program. Bill is married to Jackie and has a daughter, Brooke.  Bill enjoys traveling and playing golf and hockey in his free time.

Scott C. McGovern, CPA

Shareholder

Scott obtained his Associate’s Degree in Finance and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Accounting from Hawaii Pacific University. He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Michigan since 1998. He is a member of the  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, The Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit and is active in the community. His primary area of focus is federal and state taxation and tax planning.  He served nine years active duty in the United States Marine Corps. He joined the firm in August 1996 and was admitted as a shareholder in January 2007.

Jennifer J. Lundy, CPA, MST

Shareholder

Jennifer joined the firm in October 2002 and was admitted as a shareholder January 2012. Jenny has over 23 years’ experience as a business owner herself and dedicates her accounting practice to helping business owners and non-profits understand the financial story and direction of their operations.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Accountancy and a Masters of Taxation from Walsh College. Jenny has been licensed to practice in Michigan since January 2006. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and Jenny is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Jenny completed the Leadership Greater Rochester program in 2008. She is married to Eric and has a daughter, Ashley and son, Ryan.

John K. Coombs, CPA

Manager

John has a Bachelor’s of Accountancy from Walsh College. He has been licensed to practice public accounting in Michigan since 2003, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. John has been practicing in public accounting since 1989 and started with the firm in January 2008. John has one daughter and a dog, Marlee.
John is a member of the Not-for-Profit Section of the AICPA. John has earned the Not-for-Profit Certificate I from the AICPA and is currently pursuing his completion of Certificate II.

John is also the treasurer for the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library, which is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to building a close relationship between the library and its patrons through promoting knowledge of and informed interest in the library’s functions, resources and services; encouraging community participation in library activities; raising funds for various projects beyond those provided by the library; and providing support for programs for the extension and improvement of library services and resources.

Domenic A. Recchia, CPA

Manager

Domenic graduated in February 2012 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI.  Domenic received his CPA certification in June 2019.  He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

While studying at Johnson & Wales University, Domenic played for the university’s NCAA Division III hockey program, served two years as a captain and was named USCHO.com All-American his senior year.  He coaches high school hockey at the University of Detroit Jesuit in the winters and volunteers for the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Marine Safety Division in the summers.  Domenic worked in the private sector before joining the firm in September 2017. Domenic is married to his wife, Bianca, and they live in Clinton Township.

Nicholas J. Laratta, CPA, MSA

Senior Staff Accountant

Nick graduated in 2016 from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy and in 2017 with a Master of Science in Accountancy.  He joined the firm in 2018 and has been licensed to practice in Michigan since September 2019.  Nick is also a participant in the 2019-2020 Leadership Greater Rochester program.

Barbara A. Boots

Senior Staff Accountant

Barbara has a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Administration with a major in Professional Accounting from the University of Michigan. She has been working in the field of accounting and taxation since 1987. Barbara’s main focus areas are individual, trust and estate taxes. Barbara joined the firm in October 2005. She is married to Joe and has a son, daughter and daughter-in-law.

John W. Patrico

Senior Staff Accountant

John graduated from Central Michigan University in May 2011. He is currently enrolled at Walsh College for his Master in Business Administration. John was an active member of the Student Accounting Society while at Central Michigan University. He is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Greater Rochester program. John joined the firm in May 2011.

Alexander Aiello

Staff Accountant

Alex graduated in 2019 from Walsh College with a Bachelor of Accountancy. He was an active member of the Accounting and Taxation Student Organization while at Walsh College. Alex is currently working on obtaining his CPA license. He has been a part of the firm since January 2020.

Kimberley Barnard

Staff Accountant

Kim graduated with her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance from Walsh College.  She is currently working towards completing her Master of Accountancy degree by December 2021.  Kim’s previous endeavors include bookkeeping and owning Casey’s Chicken in Lake Orion as well as volunteering for various local organizations. She and her husband have three wonderful grown children.  In her free time, Kim enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Kim has been with the firm since April 2021.

Sara Mattina, MST

Staff Accountant

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.

Anelle Brazelton

Firm Administrator

Anelle is the Firm Administrator of our firm. Specifically she is responsible for supervising the firm's administrative facilities, financial and personnel functions. Anelle obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan - Flint and later joined the firm in September 2010 and is an active member of the Michigan Chapter of CPA Firm Management Association. Anelle is a 2017 graduate of the Leadership Greater Rochester program.  Anelle resides in the Lapeer area, is married to Jason and has two children, Dane and Addison.  She enjoys watching her children grow and spending time with friends and family.

Sue Spierling

Administrator

Sue works for the firm as an administrative assistant. She is married to John and has two daughters and a son-in-law; Samantha, who has earned her PhD  in Neuroscience from the Scripps Research Institute and resides in California with her husband and Angela who attends Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Sue joined the firm in December 2002.

Cindy Schoenjahn

Administrator

Cindy works full-time for the firm as an office assistant and is responsible for a variety of administrative duties. Cindy joined the firm in 2007 with the acquisition of the Linda L. Allen, PLC firm. She has her Associates degree from Macomb Community College. She is married to Kevin and has two children, Michael and Courtney.

Joan F. Arndt

Administrator

Joan is the receptionist at our Rochester location and cheerfully greets customers and assists with general office duties. Joan brings her customer service experience from working in the travel and automotive supplier industries.  She and her husband, Ron,  have two college age children: Their son is in Grad school at U of M Flint for Physical Therapy and a daughter who is in her final year at Western Michigan University majoring in Aviation Mechanics. In her spare time she enjoys knitting for veteran related charities. Joan joined the firm in 2017.