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Michelle Klement, CPA

Tax Partner

Michelle Klement, CPA is a tax partner providing expertise in federal and state tax compliance, tax planning, employee benefit/retirement plan administration and consulting. Her focus is with the firm's professional service businesses niche. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Michelle was named valedictorian of her Maumee High School senior class and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Michelle serves as Administrative Partner for the firm and also actively helps coordinate the policies and procedures for firm’s tax practice. She is currently a member of the Ohio Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Perrysburg Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is Board President of Harbor Behavioral Health, Treasurer of Black Swamp Bird Observatory and Maumee Valley Historical Society, and a finance committee board member of West Side Montessori School.

Why did you join William Vaughan Company?

I liked that William Vaughan Company was not downtown, and was an easy commute. For me, the fact that it was a smaller, more intimate group was appealing. I also liked the opportunity to work in both tax and audit to vary my exposure.

What are you most passionate about in your work?

I enjoy helping our clients. It feels good to be able to make a difference.

What makes William Vaughan Company different?

Having worked here my entire career, I believe our professionalism and deep respect for one another is unique.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

I enjoy walking, watching movies, and exploring nature.

Education and Accreditations?

  • Graduate of Bowling Green State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)