Guiding Ann Arbor through tax matters since 1987...

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Miller & Associates, P.C. is located in Ann Arbor, MI. Miller & Associates, P.C. employs staff members who specialize in many areas in order to meet all of your business needs. Below you will find bios for each member of our staff. Please feel free to contact the appropriate individual and they will contact you as soon as possible.

Paulette (Polly) R. Miller, CPA, CVA

Paulette R. Miller, CPA, CVA

Polly is the president of Miller & Associates, P.C. Prior to opening Miller & Associates, P.C. in 1987, she was a partner at Wright, Griffin, Davis and Company (now Rehmann) for 12 years. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University. In addition to being a CPA in the State of Michigan, Polly expanded her qualifications by becoming a CPA in Florida in 1993, and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) in 1997.

Polly specializes in business valuations, property settlements in divorces, business and tax planning, and has testified as an expert witness on multiple occasions. She is very active in the community, taking positions on numerous committees and councils.

When she finds the time to get away from the office Polly loves travel, most recently visiting Hawaii for the first time.

Paulette R. Miller, CPA, CVA Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Janice (Jan) L. Stevens Horwood, CPA

Janice L. Stevens Horwood, CPA

Jan is the vice president of Miller & Associates, P.C. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Cleary Business College in 1980, and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983. After working at Wright, Griffin, Davis and Company for 7 years, she opened Miller & Associates, P.C. alongside Polly in 1987.

Jan specializes in individual and corporate taxation, as well as estates and trusts. Jan serves as the treasurer of her local church in Ypsilanti, where she is also the pianist/organist. Jan and her husband Mike reside in Milan in a home that they both designed and built.

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Patsy R. Aiken, CPA

Patsy R. Aiken, CPA

Patsy joined the firm in 2000. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Accounting Information Systems and has 19 years of experience in helping clients understand and manage their businesses. Patsy works primarily with small to medium size, closely owned businesses, and high-tech startup companies.

Her expertise includes governmental grant/contract accounting, business startup advising, and tax planning and preparation. Her clientele includes many High-tech and Bio-medical startup companies as well as companies new to funding from governmental contracts/grants.

Patsy assists clients in understanding and support of the government audit oversight process, including SBIR/STTR Program, DCAA audit requirements and Indirect cost rates. She provides FAR & DFARS compliance support and analysis, and has been an instructor in governmental grant and contract management seminars.

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Matthew Wilkins, CPA

Matthew Wilkins, CPA

Matt is a 2009 graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Science in Accounting. He has worked in public accounting full time since 2007 while finishing his Masters at Eastern Michigan University.

Matt assists clients with monthly and quarterly accounting, payroll taxes, business and individual tax returns along with tax planning. He is also a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and QuickBooks Online Certified. He consults and trains existing companies, newly formed companies and start-up companies receiving government grants with the setup and daily functions of QuickBooks.

He is a member of Ann Arbor Jaycees and in the 2014-2015 Leadership A2Y class through the A2Y Chamber. In his spare time, he enjoys going to local farmer's markets, playing slow-pitch softball in local area leagues and visiting various local venues with his wife.

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Lina Daniel, Staff Accountant

Lina Daniel, Staff Accountant

Lina graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting. She joined Miller & Associates in August of 2013 and assists clients with monthly, quarterly and annual accounting. She also helps out in the Payroll Department.

In her spare time, Lina enjoys spending time with her family, exercising and traveling.


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Claudia Bristol, Staff Accountant

Claudia Bristol, Staff Accountant

Claudia graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Summa Cum Laude from Eastern Michigan University and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1985. She then became the Controller of Barton Hills Country Club from which she retired after 26 years of service.

After retirement, she joined Miller & Associates, P.C. on a part-time basis in 2012, allowing her the opportunity to continue to utilize her experience yet still have the time to enjoy traveling and her family and five grandchildren who reside in Chelsea.


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Judy Robertson, Client Accounting

Judy Robertson, Client Accounting Liason

Judy has been with Miller & Associates, P.C. from the day the doors opened in 1987. With excellent client accounting, and interpersonal skills, over the years Judy has built strong relationships with many Miller & Associates, P.C. clients. It is for this reason that Judy continues to work on the client accounting for a select few, even into her retirement.


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Ian Phillips, Accounting Intern

Ian Phillips, Accounting Intern

Ian earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting at Central Michigan University in May of 2013. He is currently working towards his Master's Degree from CMU with plans to graduate in December of 2014. He joined Miller & Associates, P.C. during the 2014 tax season to expand his accounting and tax knowledge.

During his free time, he enjoys playing racquetball over the winter months and ultimate Frisbee in the spring and summer months. Other hobbies include chess and weight lifting.


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Tami Withrow, Payroll Administrator

Tami Withrow, Payroll Administrator

I have over 20 years of experience working in Human Resources. When I'm not working I'm enjoying life to the fullest with my family. I enjoy baking and gardening and when we have it – the Sunshine!

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Kathy Wallace, Office Manager

Kathy Wallace, Office Manager

Kathy has over 25 years of executive administrative experience. She has been working at Miller & Associates, P.C. since 2007. Prior to coming to Miller & Associates, P.C., Kathy worked for the Federal government, Ford Motor Company and Eastern Michigan University.

If you've called our office recently, odds are that you've heard that, "It's a great day at Miller & Associates".

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Jennifer Zeller-Vanepps, Office Administration

Jennifer Zeller-Vanepps, Office Administration

With a history in office administration, Jennifer quickly adapted to the fast-paced work environment of Miller & Associates upon joining the team at the start of the 2013 tax season. She provides excellent customer service, and is most likely one of the first faces you'll see upon arriving at our office.

Jennifer graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in public relations. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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For more information on any of our services,
please call us at 734.971.3900
or email us at pmiller@millerpc.com.