Brian Hare, CPA, CGMA
At the helm of Rafalski Hare since 2005, Brian guided the growth and transition to Hare CPAs & Business Advisors in 2017. Brian oversees the operation, manages the day-to-day business, mentors and coaches employees as well as personally managing client accounts. Specialties include tax planning, long-range business and financial planning, succession planning and more.
Matt Matuzak, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Matt Matuzak joined the firm in 2015, bringing extensive experience in finance, tax and business advisory services to Hare CPAs. Matt manages the day-to-day operations and will help to expand the Controllership portion of our practice.
Janet Kanan, EA
Jan joined our firm in 2004, bringing experience in land development and construction that helped her to develop a customized job costing system within Quickbooks and become a Quickbooks Pro Advisor. Other specialties include tax planning, financing, and business growth planning.
Paula Kennedy, EA
Paula joined us in 1983 and has served clients for over 30 years providing tax and accounting services in the retail, health services, manufacturing and construction industries. Her specialties include corporate, multi-state, sales tax, payroll taxes and extensive experience in individual taxation.
Ryan Burke, CPA, MSF
Ryan joined us on a part-time basis in December, 2015, and moved to a full-time Staff Assistant on May 1, 2016. Ryan earned a BS in Accounting from Oakland University, and his MS in Finance from Walsh College. Ryan is a fitness buff and practices several forms of Martial Arts.
Akila joined Hare CPAs + Business Advisors in May, 2020 as an Associate. Akila speaks Tamil and enjoys traveling with her husband. Future plans include a Masters degree in Taxation or Accounting.
Megan Kosciolek, MST
Megan is your newest team member, joining Hare CPAs in September, 2020. Megan is a graduate of Western Michigan University, and has a Masters degree in Taxation from Walsh College.
Kelly joined Hare CPAs in 2018 and is responsible for bookkeeping activities. She has an Accounting degree from Oakland University. Kelly enjoys various volunteer activities that support her children and the community.
Kaitria joined Hare CPAs in early 2018 as an intern. She graduated from Oakland University in May 2020. Kaitria earned her major in General Management with a minor in Management Information Systems.
Emma worked with Hare CPAs in 2016-17 and came back to us in July of 2019. Emma is in the business program at Oakland University, with a major in accounting. Welcome back, Emma!
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