Our Staff

DOROTHY DARLING

Dorothy Darling (Dot) is an Enrolled Agent. An Enrolled Agent is an income tax specialist who is licensed to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. As a licensed practitioner, Dot can represent clients during audits and other matters concerning the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Michigan. Dot has a Bachelors in Business Administration Degree with a major in Accounting from Davenport University where she graduated with high honors. She has over 25 years of experience in providing Accounting, Consulting and Income Tax services. She is married and has three daughters.

MELISSA RUDY

Melissa Rudy has been the Executive Secretary at Bredeweg Tax & Accounting since January 2001. Melissa graduated from Muskegon Business College with an Associates Degree in Computer Science. Melissa provides excellent customer service and her organization skills help our office run smoothly! Melissa is married with four children.

WARREN KOLEAN

Warren began working with Bredeweg Tax & Accounting in Sept. 2011. He has over 30 years of accounting experience along with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Muskegon Business College. Warren is currently working toward his certification in QuickBooks. He is single with 3 grown children and enjoys fishing and golfing.

KIM STEELE

Kim has been an Income Tax Specialist at Bredeweg Tax & Accounting since May 2011. Kim graduated from Sienna Heights University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She has been preparing income tax return for six years. Kim loves to spend time with her nieces and nephews.

LISA NYEBOER

Lisa Nyeboer came to work with Bredeweg Tax & Accounting in March 2012. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Grand Valley State University. She is married with five children.

DEB APPLEBACH

Deb Applebach is a Certified Public Accountant. She has over 25 years experience working in public and private accounting. Deb is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelors in Business Administration and a major in Accountancy. She is married with three children.

JIM HATHAWAY

Jim Hathaway is a registered tax preparer with over 30 years’ experience working in public, private, and non-profit accounting. He has his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Ferris State University. Jim enjoys spending time with his wife Pat, three sons, and seven grandchildren.

ETHAN VANDEPERRE

Ethan began working at Bredeweg Tax & Accounting in Aug. 2014 as an Accountant. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Hope College. In his free time Ethan is an avid runner, enjoys sports, summer water sports and snowboarding. He is also a music and guitar enthusiast.

KATELYN SMEENGE

Katelyn Smeenge began working at Bredeweg Tax & Accounting in Sept. 2014 as an accounting clerk. She has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and has taken many upper-level accounting classes. She is married and has a cat and a dog. Katelyn loves kayaking and anything that has to do with music.

BOB MIRANDA

Bob Miranda is a registered tax preparer with over 5 years’ experience as an Income Tax Specialist. He has his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Wright State University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
During his career, Bob has enjoyed being a small business owner both in the Chicago area and in Northeastern Texas.
“I think it is important to help my clients realize how different events in their life can have an impact on their tax liability. I make sure that I understand each client’s situation and help them to consider how to plan to maximize their deductions to reach their best outcome. “
Bob enjoys spending time with grandchildren. Outdoor activities, sports, reading fiction, history and science and Bible study.


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