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About Our Name

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"…the abacus is an ancient but remarkably efficient Chinese calculator. Although not generally used in the United States, it is still a standard piece of equipment in Asian business offices. Because it represents timeless dependability, it is a most appropriate name."


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Meet The Team

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Teri Hockstad

President

teri@abacusacct.com

Teri Hockstad is an Enrolled Agent, authorized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. She is a graduate of Northwood University, and has over 30 years experience in small business accounting and in income tax preparation. Some of her work history includes public accounting and managment positions with Electronic Data Systems and SelectCare.

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Nancy England

Office Manager

nancy@abacusacct.com

Nancy England has been an administrator for the tax and accounting industry for over 40 years, after taking a few years off to enjoy her grandchildren & her passion for photography, she has returned to the Abacus team.

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Joan Richey-Shea

Accountant

joan@abacusacct.com

Joan Shea studied at Oakland Community College and Lawernce Tech. She has over 30 years tax and accounting experience, focused on construction and public accounting. In her spare time Joan enjoys golfing and jewelry making.

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Shawna Darrin

Accountant

shawna@abacusacct.com

Shawna studied Accounting & Business Management at Oakland Community College and St. Mary's. She joined the Abacus team in 2013 and provides bookkeeping, accounting and tax services to our individual & business clientele. Shawna enjoys running and camping with her husband and three beautiful children.

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Jeannette Levene

Accountant

jeanette@abacusacct.com

Jeannette Levene has a degree in Accounting from Davenport University. She has worked with Abacus Accounting Services since 2005 providing specialized payroll services to individual businesses. Jeanette's pastime includes: Gardening, sewing, knitting and dancing.

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Sam Shabander

Accountant & Financial Consultant

sam@abacusacct.com

Sam Shabander is a graduate of Walsh College and has over 25 years experience in accounting, finance, operations, budgeting, consulting, tax, human resources and business planning. Some of his work history includes senior positions in financial institutions, technology companies, franchise locations and private accounting firms. Sam is a local resident with his family and enjoys golf, movies, sporting events, traveling and family time.



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Betty Reilly

Accountant

betty@abacusacct.com

Betty earned a BBA from Walsh College. She has over 30 years experience in accounting and income tax preparation. She readily adapts to our multifaceted needs and provides outstanding support in all areas.

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Nancy King

Clerical Assistant

nancyk@abacusacct.com

Nancy King joined the Abacus Accounting Services team during the fall of 2012. She has a over 20 years experience in the engineering field, and was previously working with the Village of Lake Orion. She has an extensive knowledge of local government administration, and provides support to the associates at Abacus.

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Chloe

Mascot

Chloe worked at Abacus starting in 2005, and was instrumental in maintaining harmony and relaxation. Her focus was on interactive topics such as "fetch" and walking with the staff on a nice day.