Get to know our team here at Tailored CPAs. We are really excited to work with you on your accounting and other financial related issues.
Every one of our team members has important and valuable skills. For the best results, it's likely that you will work with a variety of team members from Tailored CPAs. We provide a full team effort for each and every one of our clients. So read about our team members and get to know their special skills and interests.
Andy was born and raised in Ishpeming and joined our team in January of 2004. He graduated with honors from Northern Michigan University in December of 2006 and received his CPA certification in February 2010. Andy resides in Marquette with his wife, Jenn and their daughters, Harper and Morgan. He enjoys spending time outside of work doing home projects with family and friends and numerous outdoor activities.
Jenn was born and raised as a Yooper in Wakefield. She graduated summa cum laude from Northern Michigan University in December 2006, when she joined our team. Jenn became certified in February 2010 and resides in Marquette with her husband, Andy and their daughters, Harper and Morgan. In her free time she enjoys bowling, softball, tennis, and watching sports, especially hockey.
Jim began working at our firm upon graduating from NMU in 1990. He became certified in 1995, and has been a partner since 1996. Jim's work ethic and commitment to quality have been great assets to the firm. Jim was born and raised in Humboldt and continues to enjoy U.P. activities such as hunting, fishing, and our short season of golf. He resides in Ishpeming Township with his two children, Chase and Nora.
Fred started our business with Robbie in June of 1978. When he graduated from Michigan Tech in 1974, he knew that he wanted to own his own business and began working toward that goal. He has over thirty-nine years of experience in all areas of accounting and is a licensed CPA in Michigan and Wisconsin. Fred was born in Hancock but he now resides in Marquette with Robbie, to whom he has been married for more than thirty years.
Robbie started working part-time with Fred in the business when he started it in 1978. At that time, she was a teacher in the N.I.C.E. school district. She returned to school and graduated from NMU in accounting in 1980. She passed the exam and became a CPA in 1982. Fred and Robbie have been partners ever since. Though she was not raised in the U.P., because of her long-standing residency she considers herself a "Yooper".
Ryan is a 2006 graduate of Negaunee High School. He graduated summa cum laude from Northern Michigan University in December 2010 and became a CPA in April 2014. He resides in Marquette with his wife, Nichole and dogs, Denny and Guthrie. Ryan enjoys playing sports, camping, fishing, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.
Rachel was born and raised in Marquette. Rachel graduated from NMU in December of 2015 with a degree in accounting. In her spare time, Rachel likes spending time with family and friends as well and watching and playing sports – she is on a coed softball team in the summer.
Stacy Chantelois graduated from high school in Dollar Bay, Michigan. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan Tech University. Stacy lives in West Ishpeming with her husband, Mike, and her two sons, Trevor and Tyler. In their spare time, the family enjoys outdoor activities including camping, boating, kayaking and snowshoeing.
Brad was born and raised in Ishpeming. Brad is a graduate of Westwood High School. He graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2016 with a degree in accounting. In his spare time, Brad enjoys playing video games and spending time with his family and dog, Goldie.
S. Tanner Ford is originally from Lake Jackson, Texas. He graduated from Brazoswood High School in 2004. Tanner went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Texas State University in 2012 and 2013, respectively. He moved to the U.P. in October of 2018. In his free time, Tanner enjoys hiking, kayaking, songwriting and traveling.
Tracy is a graduate of Oscoda Area High School in Oscoda, Michigan. She attended Northern Michigan University. Tracy resides in Negaunee with her husband T.J. and their fur baby, Sadie. In her spare time Tracy enjoys reading, fishing, four wheeling and all outdoor activities. She is on the Gwinn coed volleyball league in the summer. Tracy is also a member of the Marquette women’s volleyball league during the winter months
Kathleen is from Munising. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Michigan State and her master’s of accounting from Northern Illinois University. Kathleen worked for seven years at the Pictured Rocks cruises. She and her husband, Leo, reside in Marquette and enjoy spending time outdoors.
Ken is originally from Milford, Michigan, and graduated from Garden City High School in Garden City. He holds an associate degree in business from NMU, and he received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from NMU in December of 2013. He resides in Marquette and in his leisure time, he enjoys mountain biking and any type of outdoor activity.
Frankie grew up in Watersmeet, Michigan and graduated from Marquette Senior High School. After serving in the Navy as an electronics technician specializing in satellite systems and telecommunications, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies from the University of Phoenix and joined the team in September of 2010. She currently lives west of Ishpeming with her two Chihuahuas, Max and Brutus.
William is originally from Kingsford, Michigan and graduated from Kingsford High School. He graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in accounting in May, 2017. William currently resides in Marquette. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games as well as spending time hiking, camping and riding four wheelers.
Courtney is a 2010 graduate of Negaunee High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northern Michigan University in May of 2015. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking and other various outdoor activities.
Erick Roberts was born and raised in Ishpeming and joined the team in August, 2005. He graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in accounting in May, 2006 and became a CPA in August, 2007. He currently resides in Ishpeming with his wife, Chelsea and their daughters, Fiona and Josie. In his free time, Erick enjoys the outdoors, watching Tiger baseball, and spending time with his family.
Rachel is from Harbor Springs, Michigan where she graduated from Harbor Springs high school. She graduated from NMU in May of 2014 majoring in accounting and financial planning. Rachel spends her spare time in the outdoors and enjoys hiking, fishing and camping.