Here at Michaelides Consulting, Ltd., we take our responsibility as CPAs and being your trusted advisor very seriously. We understand the importance of accuracy, timeliness, and ethics. Our values are centered biblical principles of treating each of our clients with respect and dignity. As your trusted advisors we will ensure that your family or business has a center of influence around you that supports your goals and dreams. We cater to individuals, families, small business owners, start-ups, and non-profits. Our clients are in varying sectors of industry from medical, insurance, public accountants, attorneys, technology, retail, HVAC, and construction; to name a few.
We are about relationships. We build relationships that last. We understand that what we do has a great impact for our clients, community, and nation. We are not concerned about the quantity of our relationships, but rather, the quality of them. We are here to help you achieve your hopes and dreams; you are more than a number to us.
Peter H. Michaelides II, CPA is the co-founder and president of Michaelides Consulting, Ltd. He is a graduate of Trinity International University with a degree in Business with a dual emphasis in Accounting and Business Management. He has 10 years of experience in the financial services and the public accounting industries. Peter began in public accounting in a local CPA practice in Northbrook, Illinois. There he gained experience with corporate structures, payroll, non-profits, auditing, reviews, compilations, individual/corporate/partnership/gift/estate taxation. From there he moved to a boutique CPA practice in Downtown Chicago, Illinois who catered to high net worth clients. He enhanced his expertise in investment taxation, corporate & partnership taxation, and gift taxation. As small business owner himself, he knows the risks, stresses, and rewards of being self-employed. Peter is passionate about helping his clients lower their total tax and ensuring that they are using the tax code for every available deduction permissible. He is an active member of the AICPA, AICPA Tax Advisor Section, and the Illinois CPA Society.
Peter’s area of expertise are: individual taxation and tax planning, corporate and partnership taxation, gifting, estate and trust taxation, accounting, payroll, QuickBooks, financial statements, lender requirements, corporate structuring, reasonable compensation, retirement plan determination, retirement planning, budgeting, investment analysis, non-profit accounting and IRS representation.
Peter has been married over 5 years to his wife Jen, they have a 2 year-old son. When Peter is not in the office you will find him spending time with his family, friends, and volunteering at his church. His favorite pass time is officiating basketball.
Jen Michaelides, CPA is the co-founder and CEO of Michaelides Consulting, Ltd. She is a graduate of Trinity International University with a degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She has over 10 years experience in public accounting. Jen began in public accounting in a local CPA practice in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. There she gained experience in audits. From there she moved to a mid-sized firm in Glenview, Illinois where she enhanced her expertise in audit, and expanded to reviews, compilations, and corporate/partnership taxation. Jen is passionate about helping small business owners understand their financial statements and how the accounting process works. She tirelessly works at providing her clients with the skills they need to produce accurate financial statements.
Jen’s areas of expertise are: audit and assurance services, corporation/partnership taxation, accounting, QuickBooks, financial statements, lender requirements, non-profit accounting, condo associations, HOAs, retirement plans, retirement plan determination, litigation support and loan covenant compliance.
Jen has been married over 5 years to her husband Peter, they have a 2 year-old son. When Jen is not in the office you will find her baking something delicious and spending time with her family. Jen’s favorite is traveling and reading.