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TAX SERVICE ENDORSED LOCAL PROVIDER, ELP

Our own team member, Kristin Clay, CPA, is a tax service ELP.  This reflects our team commitment to honesty, integrity, and accuracy when completing your taxes.

    Mark Nicholas, CPA, CVA, CFE, CFF, Managing Partner        mark.nicholas@sta-cpas.com     ·            Mark's focus includes tax compliance and tax           strategy.     ·            He enjoys consulting with clients on trusts and           estate matters.     ·            A large part of his work consists of his role as          an expert witness in the fields of business          valuation, fraud investigation and forensics.

 Mark Nicholas, CPA, CVA, CFE, CFF, Managing Partner  

mark.nicholas@sta-cpas.com

·         Mark's focus includes tax compliance and tax
          strategy.

·         He enjoys consulting with clients on trusts and
          estate matters.

·         A large part of his work consists of his role as
         an expert witness in the fields of business
         valuation, fraud investigation and forensics.

    Kathleen Boudeman-Nicholas, CPA, CVA     kathy.nicholas@icpaf.com     ·            Kathy has worked in public accounting since             graduating from Illinois State University.     ·            Her experience includes tax preparation for           individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts,           and non-profits; business valuation; and           financial statement compilation and review.     ·            Kathy enjoys working with business clients to           assist with their accounting and tax needs.

 Kathleen Boudeman-Nicholas, CPA, CVA

kathy.nicholas@icpaf.com

·         Kathy has worked in public accounting since  
          graduating from Illinois State University.

·         Her experience includes tax preparation for
          individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts,
          and non-profits; business valuation; and
          financial statement compilation and review.

·         Kathy enjoys working with business clients to
          assist with their accounting and tax needs.

   Kristin Clay, CPA & ELP                              kristin.clay@sta-cpas.com     ·            Kristin earned her Bachelor’s Degree in           Business from the University of Phoenix.     ·            Her experience includes accounting and tax           preparation for churches, non-profits, and           clergy.     ·            Her professional work involves individual,           business, non-profit and clergy tax           preparation, financial statement preparation           and consultations.     ·            She is the firm expert in the Affordable Care           Act and its impact on businesses and           churches.     ·            Kristin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)           and member of the AICPA, the Illinois CPA           Society and is a board member of the Illinois           Chapter of the National Association of Tax           Preparers.

Kristin Clay, CPA & ELP                      

kristin.clay@sta-cpas.com

·         Kristin earned her Bachelor’s Degree in
          Business from the University of Phoenix.

·         Her experience includes accounting and tax
          preparation for churches, non-profits, and
          clergy.

·         Her professional work involves individual,
          business, non-profit and clergy tax
          preparation, financial statement preparation
          and consultations.

·         She is the firm expert in the Affordable Care
          Act and its impact on businesses and
          churches.

·         Kristin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
          and member of the AICPA, the Illinois CPA
          Society and is a board member of the Illinois
          Chapter of the National Association of Tax
          Preparers.

   Nicole Allen, CPA, CVA, Manager       nicole.allen@sta-cpas.com     ·            Nicole graduated Summa Cum Laude in May           2010 with her Master’s Degree in Professional           Accountancy from Illinois State University.      ·            Her professional work involves business and           personal tax preparation, business           consultation, financial statement preparation,           business valuations and fraud           investigation/prevention.

Nicole Allen, CPA, CVA, Manager 

nicole.allen@sta-cpas.com

·         Nicole graduated Summa Cum Laude in May
          2010 with her Master’s Degree in Professional
          Accountancy from Illinois State University.

·         Her professional work involves business and
          personal tax preparation, business
          consultation, financial statement preparation,
          business valuations and fraud
          investigation/prevention.

   Kathy Holt, Accountant                              kathy.holt@sta-cpas.com     ·            Kathy has over 30 years of experience in           accounting and training.     ·            She specializes in church accounting and           enjoys helping clients with little or no           accounting background to set up and           successfully use their accounting software.     ·         As a partner of Stewardship Resources, LLC,               she   consults and trains client by phone, online           or in-person while also conducting nationwide           seminars.

Kathy Holt, Accountant                      

kathy.holt@sta-cpas.com

·         Kathy has over 30 years of experience in
          accounting and training.

·         She specializes in church accounting and
          enjoys helping clients with little or no
          accounting background to set up and
          successfully use their accounting software.

·         As a partner of Stewardship Resources, LLC,    
          she
consults and trains client by phone, online
          or in-person while also conducting nationwide
          seminars.

   Sharon Burbes, EA                            sharon.burbes@sta-cpas.com     ·            Sharon graduated Suma Cum Laude in 1986           with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business           Administration from Millikin University.     ·            She previously graduated with high honors in           1980 with her Associate’s Degree in Accounting            from Richland Community College.    ·        She received her Enrolled Agent certification           from the Internal Revenue Service in 1998.     ·            With over 39 years of corporate experience,            she provided her knowledge as the Corporate            EEO Officer for Illinois Power Company.     ·            Sharon is a tax preparation specialist for           clergy, small businesses, estates and trusts           while also providing consultations on             retirement and rental issues.

Sharon Burbes, EA                      

sharon.burbes@sta-cpas.com

·         Sharon graduated Suma Cum Laude in 1986
          with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business
          Administration from Millikin University.

·         She previously graduated with high honors in
          1980 with her Associate’s Degree in Accounting
           from Richland Community College.

·        She received her Enrolled Agent certification
          from the Internal Revenue Service in 1998.

·         With over 39 years of corporate experience,
           she provided her knowledge as the Corporate
           EEO Officer for Illinois Power Company.

·         Sharon is a tax preparation specialist for
          clergy, small businesses, estates and trusts
          while also providing consultations on  
          retirement and rental issues.


   Vickie May, Office Service Manager       vickie.may@sta-cpas.com     ·            Vickie is a graduate of North Alabama College            of Commerce.      ·            She specializes as a resource person and           trainer in the areas of payroll, employment           taxes, sales taxes, accounts payable,           QuickBooks and other software programs.      ·            Vickie can assist with sales tax and IDES audits           and correspondence from the various           government agencies.

Vickie May, Office Service Manager 

vickie.may@sta-cpas.com

·         Vickie is a graduate of North Alabama College
           of Commerce.

·         She specializes as a resource person and
          trainer in the areas of payroll, employment
          taxes, sales taxes, accounts payable,
          QuickBooks and other software programs.

·         Vickie can assist with sales tax and IDES audits
          and correspondence from the various
          government agencies.

   Judy Hall, Accountant                                 judy.hall@sta-cpas.com     ·            Judy Hall is a graduate of Millikin University           with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and           an Illinois Teacher's Certificate.     ·            She assists businesses, ministries, churches,           and nonprofit organizations in meeting their           accounting needs in payroll, payroll tax, sales           tax, and financial statements.     ·            She works with many clients in QuickBooks           and PowerChurch Plus software.

Judy Hall, Accountant                           

judy.hall@sta-cpas.com

·         Judy Hall is a graduate of Millikin University
          with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and
          an Illinois Teacher's Certificate.

·         She assists businesses, ministries, churches,
          and nonprofit organizations in meeting their
          accounting needs in payroll, payroll tax, sales
          tax, and financial statements.

·         She works with many clients in QuickBooks
          and PowerChurch Plus software.


   Michael Nash, Accountant                 michael.nash@sta-cpas.com     ·            Michael graduated in 2018 from Millikin            with a Master's Degree in Business.     ·            He graduated in 2017 from Millikin with a           Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy.     ·            He has assisted clients with payroll, payroll           taxes and other accounting matters.

Michael Nash, Accountant           

michael.nash@sta-cpas.com

·         Michael graduated in 2018 from Millikin
           with a Master's Degree in Business.

·         He graduated in 2017 from Millikin with a
          Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy.

·         He has assisted clients with payroll, payroll
          taxes and other accounting matters.

   Deb Emery, Administrative Assistant      deb.emery@sta-cpas.com     ·            Deb has over 28 years of experience in           customer service.     ·            Her experience includes being a fire and auto           insurance agent, an escrow specialist for           hundreds of contract-for-deed accounts, as           well as performing the bookkeeping for the           real estate business.     ·            Deb joined Summit in 2015.

Deb Emery, Administrative Assistant

deb.emery@sta-cpas.com

·         Deb has over 28 years of experience in
          customer service.

·         Her experience includes being a fire and auto
          insurance agent, an escrow specialist for
          hundreds of contract-for-deed accounts, as
          well as performing the bookkeeping for the
          real estate business.

·         Deb joined Summit in 2015.