We have been providing professional accounting and tax services to our clients for over sixty years.

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David L. Richards, C.P.A., A.B.V.

David received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University in May 1984. He joined the firm in August of that year and became a shareholder in January 1996. David is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He received his Accredited Business Valuation certification in 2002.

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Business valuations

  • Preparation of reviewed and compiled financial statements

  • Small business consultation

  • Tax planning and preparation for: Individuals, Businesses, Trust & Estates

David is a member of the Manistee Elks Lodge, Manistee Moose Lodge and Manistee Golf and Country Club. David is currently Treasurer of the Armory Youth Project and Treasurer of Manistee United Methodist Church. David has also served as President & Treasurer for the Manistee County Little League and Manistee Jaycees, and is a founding member of Manistee Sunrise Rotary. Dave and his wife Beverly have been residents of Manistee for 35 years.

Dave Richards can be reached at: daver@richardsandmcdougallcpa.com

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Krista D. McDougall, C.P.A

Krista attended Benzie Central High School. After working in the banking industry for 10 years, she received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from Baker College in 2012. She joined the firm in November of 2012, received her C.P.A. certificate in 2014 and became a shareholder in July of 2017. She is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor.

Areas of Practice:

  • Preparation of reviewed and compiled financial statements

  • Small business consultation

  • Tax planning and preparation for: Individuals, Businesses, Trust & Estates

  • Bookkeeping and payroll

  • QuickBooks training & support

  • QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor

Krista is Commissioner of the Manistee County Housing Commission, Assistant Treasurer of the Historic Vogue Theatre, serves on the Supervisory Board of Filer Credit Union and is secretary/treasurer of the Manistee Catholic Central Athletic Association. She was also a member of the 2016-2017 Manistee County Leadership Program. She resides in Manistee with her husband, Craig, and their children. Krista can be reached at: kristam@richardsandmcdougallcpa.com

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Nick Mellon

Nick is originally from New Baltimore, Michigan where he graduated high school in 2010. Upon graduation, he enlisted into the United States Army for four years, spending most of his time in Fort Hood, Texas. After his discharge in 2014, he pursued his accounting degree at Central Michigan University, graduated in December of 2018.

Areas of Practice:

  • Tax Preparation

  • Bookkeeping and Payroll

  • QuickBooks Training and Support

Nick is a member of the VFW and an advocate of veteran’s issues. In his time off he enjoys golf and being outdoors. Nick can be reached at: nickm@richardsandmcdougallcpa.com

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Jackie Gielczyk

Jackie attended Manistee High School and stayed loyal to her first job in banking for 29 years.  In December 2018, she decided to try a new adventure with the firm and brought years of experience and energy.

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Bookkeeping and Payroll

  • Banking

  • QuickBooks Training and Support

Jackie has been on many committees and boards including the Downtown Development Authority, Stomp out Cancer and Treasurer of the Salt City Rock and Blues organization. She is a lifelong resident of Manistee and can be reached at: jackieg@richardsandmcdougallcpa.com

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Ashley M. Jabrocki

Ashley joined our firm in September of 2016.  Ashley has several years of prior administrative assistant and customer support experience.  She is a life-long resident of Mason County.  Ashley is very active in our community.  As a  mother of seven, she is actively involved in hockey, equestrian competitions, dance, and numerous other youth centered activities.  Ashley is 4-H leader as well as a current director on the board for the Western Michigan Fair Association. Ashley can be reached at: ashleyj@richardsandmcdougallcpa.com

All associates and partners of the Manistee Office can be reached at: (231) 723-6275