Our Firm offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is uniquely designed for you.
We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership and provide trusted services by utilizing successful team collaboration. We believe that our success is a result of your success.
Track your refund, obtain IRS and state tax forms and publications, look up tax due dates, check current tax rates and review record retention guidelines.
Stewart, Beauvais & Whipple is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in MI. All our CPA's hold valid MI State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Team:
Paul Bailey, CPA
Paul is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. He has thirty-five (35) years of experience auditing and consulting commercial, governmental units and nonprofit organizations in the State of Michigan. He became a Principal of the Firm in January 1989. His auditing experience includes auditing of cities, counties, townships, school districts, and nonprofit organizations, as well as commercial enterprises and related tax services. He has also performed management advisory services for a number of our nonprofit and governmental clients, which has included utility rate studies and adaptation of accounting systems to data processing.
Paul has completed the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Certificate of Education Achievement Program. This program consists of sixty-four (64) hours of extensive training in auditing governmental units. He has served as a Peer Review team member, responsible for reviewing the quality control procedures of other CPA firms that are a member of the Private Companies Section of the AICPA.
Scot G. Hoskins, CPA
Scot is a graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Business obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. He has over thirty (30) years of experience in the public accounting field. Earlier in his career, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of a county for two years. Scot became a principal of the Firm on January 1, 2012. His accounting, auditing, and financial reporting experience includes serving governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, public and private employee benefit plans, as well as the construction and the insurance industries. Scot is responsible for ensuring that all technical accounting and auditing aspects of the single audits produced by the Firm have been met. He evaluates new guidance relative to compliance auditing and the single audit. Scot heads the federal grant monitoring services area of the Firm, which entails providing consulting and performing agreed-upon procedures and reporting on programmatic and fiscal grant requirements to determine whether federal grants are properly administered in accordance with the grant administrative and compliance requirement.
Michael T. Turnbull, CPA
Mike is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. He has thirty (30) years of accounting experience specializing in individual and corporate income tax preparation and consulting. He became a Principal of the Firm in January 1996 and is the Managing Principal of the Firm. Mike has completed eighty hours of continued education in individual income tax preparation and research through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants at the University of Illinois. He has received a Certificate of Educational Achievement from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for completing ninety-six hours of specialized continued education in income tax planning, consulting and preparation with individuals and closely held businesses.
Christine LaTour, CPA, MST
Christine is a graduate of Walsh College of Accountancy & Business Administration with a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Master’s of Science in Taxation. She has twenty-six (26) years of accounting experience specializing in federal, state and local tax services; tax planning and tax representation. Christine prepares several multi-state clients’ tax returns and provides tax consultation and planning for both corporate and individuals.
Jo Lynn Manns, CPA
Jo Lynn is a graduate of Walsh College of Accountancy & Business Administration with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree. She has eighteen (18) years of accounting experience specializing in federal, state and local tax services; tax planning and tax representation. Jo Lynn has obtained specialized training in international taxation, obtained QuickBooks Pro Advisor certification and specializes in providing business services and reporting.
Karen Shafik, CPA
Karen is a graduate of Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has ten (10) years of experience in providing accounting, auditing and management services to governmental units in the State of Michigan. Her audit experience includes auditing of cities, counties, townships, school districts, commercial and nonprofit entities and their related tax services.