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 in 2012. Prior to founding Senter, CPA, P.C., he worked as a staff accountant for several very well-respected firms in Franklin, Tennessee and Southfield, Michigan; all of whom had clients across the country and abroad. Matthew has always possessed a passion for numbers. He 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, fishing with his family, or enjoying the great outdoors. Matthew is a member of the Oakland County Sportsman’s Club, Ducks Unlimited, among others.

 

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
Michelle Hare

Robin Scrace

Office Manager

Robin grew up just 13 miles northwest of Clarkston, in Holly, MI. After receiving her Associates in Liberal Arts from Oakland Community College, she dedicated 7 months to traveling around the globe and serving others. After returning, and while working as the Operations Manager for a golf business, she refined her communication and human relations skills by taking Dale Carnegie’s ‘Effective Communications & Human Relations’ course.

Her heart still burning to serve and aid others, she became a certified, professional Life Coach in 2017 – with hopes, if not to start her own life coach practice, to at least gain a skillset that would be of value to her, as well as others, in any area of life.

Robin has worked and gained experience in a broad range of positions and is bringing over 10 years of client service experience, and 10+ years of clerical & administrative experience to Senter, CPA. From working at a community outreach center, to various customer service and administrative rolls, to management positions, people have been at the heart of all that she does.

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 and 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.

Cassie Senter

Cassandra Senter

Project Manager

Cassie Senter grew up in Waterford, MI. She attended Waterford Mott High School, and then received her Associate degree in Liberal Arts at Oakland Community College. Over the past 15+ years, Cassie has held many different roles in the IT industry, including Help Desk, Help Desk management, systems administration, project management, and many more. She has also assisted other local accounting firms with installing and setting up their accounting applications.

Cassie will be working with the Senter, CPA team to keep all their projects moving along smoothly, making sure the firm’s IT needs are met, and assisting with social media and community events.

Cassie enjoys spending her time with her three children: Ben, Waylon, and Charlotte. She also enjoys reading, crafting, and many outdoor activities, such as hiking with her family and gardening.