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We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.

Relationships

We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.

Relief

Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles

CARRIE VANTIL, CPA  |  Owner and Founder

With nearly 15 years of experience in public accounting, Carrie is passionate about providing small business clients with taxation, accounting, and consulting services that reflect their specific needs.

Carrie has a Master’s degree in Taxation from Grand Valley State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. As a self-proclaimed “tax nerd”, Carrie preaches the importance of tax planning to her clients and specializes in planning and wage analysis to avoid surprises when the returns are filed.

Carrie is highly experienced in income taxation, payroll preparation and tax filing, multi-state sales taxes, and consulting and advisory services. Carrie is proficient in a variety of accounting, inventory, and payroll systems including QuickBooks, Xero, and Gusto.

Carrie has accounting and finance expertise that results in timely and detailed reporting and analysis on which to base important and informed decisions.

Carrie lives in Zeeland with her husband, Troy, two daughters, and two dogs. In her free time, Carrie loves spending time with her family, reading, biking, and exercising. In the summer months, Carrie spends as much time as possible camping and hiking with her family.

Professional /Civic Organizations

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master’s Degree in Taxation from Grand Valley State University
  • Member of the American Institute of CPAs and Michigan Institute of CPAs
  • West Coast Chamber Ambassador
  • Notary Public
  • QuickBooks Pro Advisor
  • Xero Certified Partner

SHARI LUND  |  Administrative Assistant/Staff Accountant

Shari comes to Third Coast CPA with more than 10 years banking experience. With her banking experience, she specialized in account reconciliation, loan processing, and customer service.

Shari primarily works with our small business clients performing bookkeeping and payroll services.

Shari is originally from Alabama but loves living in Michigan with her husband and two children.  Shari is a bully breed advocate and can often be found supporting local and national organizations for the education and well being of all bully breeds. She is also a car enthusiast and can usually be found with her family at many automotive events during the summer.