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Lansing

Our Team

Thomas Bellgraph, CPA, Shareholder, Vice-President

THOMAS BELLGRAPH joined us in early 2005. Tom graduated from Ferris State University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He completed his CPA licensing requirements with BDO Seidman in the Grand Rapids, MI area while performing audit and tax duties with a broad range of clients. Subsequent to receiving his license, Tom joined one of his clients rising to the position of CFO prior to joining our firm. During that timeframe, Tom attained his MBA degree from Grand Valley State University while balancing the family demands of his wife and three children with the professional duties of his job. Tom brings to our firm an extensive background in the full spectrum of "finance related" disciplines associated with operating a mid-market manufacturing concern.

Angelia S. McGarry, CPA, Shareholder

A lifelong Michigan resident, Angelia has been serving Mid-Michigan and the Greater Lansing Area for over 30 years. Angelia graduated with honors from Northwood University with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. In 2006, Angelia became a partner with Carolan & McGarry, CPA. Angelia has over 16 years experience working in Public Accounting. She also has served as a CFO/Controller for over 15 years. She has worked with large or small corporations such as Wendy’s, Miller Building Systems, Outback Sports a division of Outback Steak House, Integrated Strategies, SGA Productions Staging, ARP Corporation, and others. Angelia has been the chair of the MACPA IT Task Force and Member of the Advisory Forum. She actively participated with MACPA at the Annual Information Technology Conference. Angelia has publicly lectured on topics from Fraud Prevention to the Michigan Business Tax. Carolan & McGarry, CPA has worked with the SBTDC, Greater Lansing Home Builders Association, Entrepreneur Institute and helping businesses get a good start in our community. Angelia has served the community and volunteered for events sponsored by Delta Waverly Rotary, Greater Lansing Food Bank and the Business and Professional Women’s Organization (BPW). Angelia has served as Junior Achievement’s, Entrepreneur Institute of Mid Michigan, and BPW’s treasurer. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has selected Angelia McGarry as the 2008-2009 Athena Powerlink Program Recipient. Athena Powerlink is a business mentoring program designed to increase the growth and profitability of woman-owned businesses. I have helped clients utilize the research and development credit in high-tech industries. I understand restaurants owner’s unique concerns and challenges in their Restaurant / Bar industry and maximize their profits. Construction companies utilize my services for assistance with the many unique situations they encounter such as job cost accounting, overhead allocations and percentage of completion. I am here to help you optimize your business.