About

Matthew Senter, CPA

FOUNDER

Matthew Senter grew up in a small-town south of Nashville, Tennessee, where he started his career before moving to Clarkston, Michigan with his family. Prior to founding Senter, CPA, P.C., he worked as a staff accountant with several very well-respected firms in Franklin, Tennessee and Southfield, Michigan; both of whom had clients across the country and abroad. Matthew has always possessed a passion for numbers and values working closely with his clients to service their needs with accounting, consulting, tax preparation and planning from start-up to multi-millions in revenue.

Matthew’s clients range from individuals, corporations, partnerships, non-profits, trusts, and employee benefit plans. His industry experience includes medical and dental practices, manufacturing, retail, service, health care, restaurants (including franchises), construction, real estate, entertainment, and transportation, among others. Matthew also has substantial experience with IRS, State and Local audit representation.

Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, Cassie, and their three young children, Ben, Waylon, and Charlotte. In his spare time, you can often find him watching University of Tennessee Football, hunting, and fishing with his family. Matthew is a member of the Oakland County Sportsman’s Club, Ducks Unlimited, among others and appreciates the great outdoors.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Masters of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant
  • Member of the American Institute of CPAs
  • Member of Michigan Association of CPAs
  • Member of the Rotary Club of Clarkston

Kylie Harig

OFFICE MANAGER

Kylie Harig grew up in Davison, Michigan and is a 2002 graduate of Davison High School. She attended Michigan State University, majoring in Business Communication from 2002-2007. In 2004, Kylie became a Business Communication course instructor for Michigan State and elected to teach at the university for three semesters. Shortly after commencement in 2007 from MSU, Kylie moved to New Orleans, Louisiana working in corporate sales as a consultant for a well-known luxury brand.

In 2010, Kylie moved back to her home state of Michigan and began working in finance and now has nearly a decade of experience in the financial industry. Over those years, she has worked side by side with financial advisors, CPAs, estate planning attorneys, and insurance companies to provide excellent service and expertise to her client base. Serving proudly as both operation and relationship managers during the course her professional career, Kylie’s real passion are the people she’s met along the way as she thoroughly enjoys the process of establishing a client relationship and deepening it with trust, knowledge, and accountability.

Kylie lives in Clarkston, Michigan with her daughter Elizabeth. Her family is involved in several activities throughout Clarkston and she is proud to serve the same community for which she lives.

Michelle Hare

Michelle Hare

Staff Accountant

Michelle brings 24 years of experience to Senter CPA with a strong financial background in both large and small business enterprises alike. As a financial analyst with American Axle & Manufacturing, Michelle developed a deep understanding of cash flow and accounting relationships. Subsequently, Michelle managed financial aspects of her family’s trucking firm, helping to advance the company into a thriving ongoing business by becoming adept at the nuances of the accounting industry. Michelle is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and is originally from Birmingham, Michigan.