Our firm originated in 1985 as an income tax preparation firm in St. Clair Shores, Michigan called Total Tax & Accounting. In 1996, driven by an influx of Michigan small business owners needing additional accounting and finance services, the company launched as a public accounting firm in Warren, Michigan. Now as Partyka & Company, P.C., we offer a full line of services geared towards small and mid-sized businesses in a wide range of industries. We aim to provide well-balanced and practical accounting and tax advice to our clients located throughout the United States. We are proud to be members of the AICPA, MICPA, and NATP and hold ourselves to their high standards.
Our staff of accounting and tax professionals have various backgrounds that equip them to communicate advice and counsel to our clients in a relatable way. The commitment we have toward providing consistently superior services is one of the reasons we retain so many loyal, long term clients. Our success is measured by your success.
Matt is the founding Shareholder and President of the firm. He is a Licensed and Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan and supervises the firm’s overall operations. Over the past 32 years, Matt has worked with a wide range of business and individual clients, providing them with high quality accounting, tax, business planning and business consulting services. Those services include financial statement analysis, business planning, tax planning, accounting systems management, and organizational consulting.
Throughout his career, Matt has learned the financial difficulties facing business owners and brings those factors to bear in formulating solutions to solve his clients’ problems. Matt’s unique and broad-based experience gives him invaluable insights that help Partyka’s clients anticipate issues and evaluate existing or proposed financial opportunities. He often works with his clients in evaluating business ventures and in making forecasts and projections. Matt focuses on communicating concepts to clients in a plain and understandable manner with an ultimate concern for the growth, efficiency and success of the client.
Matt is a lifelong resident of the metropolitan Detroit, Michigan area and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University. Matt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Jeannie has been a partner at the firm since 1987. She received a Bachelor’s of Accountancy from Walsh College in 1986. She has been licensed to practice in the State of Michigan since 2001 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Jeannie has more than 30 years of experience working with clients in providing quality accounting and small business advisory services. Her experience includes construction, medical practice, retail, manufacturing, and assisting families and organizations with special needs adults and children.
Jeannie resides in Macomb Township with her husband Al and has three adult children. Jeannie actively participates in community events including the Special Olympics.
Sue received her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University in 1974 and has been with Partyka & Company, P.C. since 1988. She is an enrolled agent (EA), enrolled to practice before the IRS, and has held that distinction since 1989. Sue is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants as well as the National Association of Tax Professionals. Her expertise in corporate, partnership, individual, trust, and nonprofit taxation provides value to our clients in the areas of preparation, compliance, planning and consulting.
Sue lives in Shelby Township with her husband. They have two adult daughters. Sue enjoys reading, gardening and keeping in touch with friends from college and the Peace Corps.
Christine received a Master’s of Accountancy from Walsh College in 2012 and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Baker College in 2010. She had been working in the public accounting field prior to joining Partyka & Company, P.C. in 2009. Her work includes a focus on tax preparation and compliance, tax planning and a variety of consulting projects. She has been a licensed CPA since 2014. Christine is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and is an active board member of the Walsh College Alumni Association.
Christine lives in St. Clair Shores and enjoys volunteering, sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Phil is a staff accountant who has been with the firm since October of 2012. Phil is a graduate of Hillsdale College where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts in Accounting. He provides assistance in the preparation of financial statements and tax returns for a variety of clients in various industries.
Phil resides in Royal Oak and is an avid golfer and ice hockey player in his free time, while also pursuing his public accounting certification.
Pete is a staff accountant and has been with the firm since May of 2015. Pete graduated from Oakland University where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting. Pete resides in Berkley, MI and is pursuing his public accounting certification.
Outside of academics and his day to day responsibilities at the firm, Pete considers himself an avid golfer.
Rebekah received her J.D. and L.L.M. in Taxation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Rebekah’s interest in taxation and accounting comes from her time spent in Alaska pursuing her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. Rebekah is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and is also a member of the Taxation section. She has been with the firm since June of 2016 and currently pursuing her public accounting certification.
Rebekah lives in West Bloomfield and enjoys spending time with her family, antiquing, and knitting.
Sarah is a staff accountant who has been with the firm since December of 2014. She attended Wayne State University where she received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting in 2008 and her Master of Science in Accounting in 2017. She assists in the preparation of tax returns and financial statements for a variety of clients. Sarah is preparing to take the Certified Public Accounting exam in 2018.
Sarah lives in White Lake with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Stephanie is a staff accountant bringing over 10 years of professional experience working in a Certified Public Accounting environment. Her diversified experience has defined her knowledge in payroll, bookkeeping, and accounting. She has been with the firm since June of 2013 and is currently attending Oakland Community College. Stephanie anticipates earning a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Northwood University. Stephanie aids with the preparation and analysis of financial statements as well as the training of procedures for payroll and bookkeeping.
Stephanie resides in Utica with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and playing ice hockey.
Sara Bartell is the Payroll and Bookkeeping Manager for Partyka & Company and has been with the firm since December 2014. She studied Accounting at Walsh College and holds an Associate’s Degree from Macomb Community College.
In her spare time, Sara likes to find fun things to do outdoors with her family.
Hunter started with Partyka & Company in January 2017 in a staff support position. Hunter is currently studying at Walsh College and plans to earn a Bachelor’s of Accountancy Degree. Upon completion of his degree, Hunter plans to take the CPA exam.
Hunter enjoys reading books on history and sports.
Rachael is a Staff Accountant who has been with the firm since December 2014. She has over 14 years of accounting experience.
Rachael resides in Rochester Hills with her husband and three children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Elana received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Davenport University with an emphasis in accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. She joined Partyka & Company in January of 2014 and brings over 20 years of professional office experience to the firm.
Elana enjoys long walks, leisurely bike rides, reading and spending time with friends and family.