Business owners and financial staff working with Cathy know they will get an honest, upfront adviser who isn’t afraid to blaze new trails when the situation warrants. She looks at the whole of what clients need to help them identify options to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and plan ahead.
Cathy works with businesses from many industries on a range of tax planning issues. She is also one of the firm’s go-to resources for trust and estate planning issues. In three decades as a CPA, Cathy has handled a variety of complex challenges in this area and helps clients with charitable foundations, charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUTs) and charitable remainder annuity trusts (CRATs).
- Lead tax partner for the firm’s Not-For-Profit Group; involved in staff development and training for the firm's Tax Practice
- Michigan Association of CPAs
- American Institute of CPAs (Personal Financial Planning Section)
- Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church (Volunteer)
Cathy and her husband live in St. Clair Shores, Michigan and have two adult children. To unwind, Cathy exercises regularly and especially enjoys weight training. She also enjoys a good thriller and gardening — something she aspires to spend more time doing. In recent years, she’s been increasingly active at her church.