Your Team

Brian Hare, CPA, CGMA

Brian Hare, CPA, CGMA

Shareholder & Chief Visionary

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, CPA, MBA, CGMA

Shareholder & Integrator

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

Janet Kanan, EA

Senior Associate

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 Kennedy, EA

Senior Associate

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 Burke, CPA, MSF

Senior

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.

Hanadi Sahloul, CPA, MST, MBA

Hanadi Sahloul, CPA, MST, MBA

Senior Associate

Our newest team member, Hanadi comes to us with an MBA as well as a Masters of Science in Taxation. Hanadi brings experience in a variety of industries. Her specialties include tax planning and tax return preparation, timely and accurate Financial Statements, ensuring that technical standards are met and effective communication with clients.

Kelly Hare

Kelly Hare

Finance Manager

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.

Audrey Houck

Audrey Houck

Executive Assistant

Audrey joined us in May, 2016, assuming our administrative duties. Audrey brings with her extensive experience in customer service and organizational administration. She is an animal lover with 2 dogs and 2 cats and enjoys outdoor activities.

Kaitria LaFleure

Kaitria LaFleure

Intern

Kaitria joined Hare CPAs in early 2018 as an intern. She is currently attending Oakland University. Kaitria is in the Business Program and her major will be General Management.

Emma Harrison

Emma Harrison

 

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Affiliations

Plante Moran Alliance

Hare CPAs is a member of the Plante Moran Alliance, a group of independent accounting and professional service firms. We have access to the resources, expertise, select services and solutions of one of the largest accounting consulting firms in the U.S. This Alliance offers us networking opportunities and information such as regulatory updates and best practices – all in place to serve you better.