HEATHER M. KELBEL, CPA/MSA
Heather Kelbel joined Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm & Co., P.C. (EHTC) as a Tax Senior Manager in November 2019 and is now a Partner in the Tax Department at the firm. She has worked in public accounting for over 13 years and has developed a wide range of tax expertise.
Heather’s practice experience includes servicing clients in multiple industries including manufacturing, distribution, construction, and others. Heather earned her Master’s degree in accounting from the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University followed by certification as a public accountant. Heather is also a member of the AICPA and the MICPA.
Prior to EHTC, Heather was a Tax Senior Manager at BDO USA, LLP in the Grand Rapids office where she focused on developing many client relationships and serving their various tax needs. She especially enjoys working with closely held family owned businesses to assist with both business and individual tax planning and consulting. Heather has experience in federal and state tax planning and compliance for corporations, pass-through entities, and high net worth individuals.
Heather enjoys being active with her husband and three young children, especially in the summertime. She loves camping and spending time at the lake, being anywhere near the beach or a pool, and golfing.
Areas of Expertise:
- Tax Consulting
- Family Owned Businesses
- Business Returns