Meyer & Associates Key Staff

William (Bill) Bacarella, CPA

William (Bill) Bacarella, CPA joined the Meyer and Associates group in January 2010 and is helping the firm to facilitate the retirement of Ted Meyer.

Bill is currently the president of the Board of Trustees of Monroe Community College. He has previous experience in CPA firms, was the Chief Financial Officer of two companies, and spent over ten years as a stock broker. Bill has been a lifelong resident of Monroe County and brings great value to Meyer & Associates and its clients.


Ted A. Meyer, CPA

Experience:
30 years as a Certified Public Accountant working in Monroe County; specializing
in taxation for business and upper income earners

Education:
Adrian College
Bachelor of Administration in business

Designations:
Certified Public Accountant
Third Party Administrator

Membership:
American Institute of CPAs
Michigan Association of CPAs
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Community Activities:
Monroe County Chamber of Commerce
   - Chairman 2003
   - Vice Chairman 2001-2002
   - Treasurer 2000-2001
Community Foundation of Monroe County
   - Chairman 2001-2003
   - Executive Committee 1999-2000
Kiwanis Club of Monroe 1977
   - President 1989-90
   - Vice President 1988-89
   - Treasurer 1995-1999
   - Secretary 1980-1985
Christ Lutheran Church 1977-Present
    - Treasurer 2000-
    - Choir
Monroe Golf & Country Club 1979-Present
   - Treasurer 1987-88
   - Board of Directors 1984-1988

Hobbies:
Golf, Singing, Bowling


Julie K Harman, EA

Julie Harman is our tax manager. She has been with Meyer & Associates since January of 1990. Julie has passed the Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agents Exam and has been certified as an enrolled agent since May of 1988. She is a 1994 graduate of Monroe County Community College with an Associates degree in Science. Her professional memberships include the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Tax Practitioners.

Julie's outside interests include family activities, gardening and traveling. She is an active member of the Monroe Exchange Club and currently serves on their board. She attends St. John the Baptist parish, were she was a former member of the parish council. She also served on the school board at St. Mary Catholic Central as chair of the finance committee.

Janice Vogelsang, CPA

Janice Vogelsang, CPA is the firm's audit manager. She began employment with Meyer & Associates in 1997. Jan is the graduate of Monroe County Community College and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Jan enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys traveling and outdoor activities. She is member of Ida United Methodist Church and serves on committees at church and organizations in the community.


Donna Bates

Donna Bates joined the firm in February 2008 as a staff accountant. Donna is a 1980 graduate of Monroe County Community College with an Associate of Commerce degree and a 2007 graduate of Siena Heights University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an Accounting major. She is currently taking courses at Siena Heights University toward a masterís degree in organizational leadership. Donna is an affiliate member of Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Donnaís time outside of work revolves around her husband and four children. She is a member of Monroe Missionary Baptist Church and serves on the several committees.  Donna also enjoys singing in the Adult Choir and in special programs.