Professional and Experienced Staff

Jim Myers, CPA
President / Founder

e: jim@chapmanmyers.com

Jim is president and one of the founders of the firm. He has been working in the consulting, tax and accounting fields since 1984. He graduated from Lake Superior State University in 1988. He was born and raised in Escanaba and has lived in Walled Lake, Marquette, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and now resides in Ishpeming with his wife Vicki and children Zach & Madison. Jim specializes in business consulting and development, business, indivudal, estate, trust, and non-profit tax preparation and is familiar with various accounting programs, especially QuickBooks. He enjoys spending time golfing, side-by-side riding, volunteering and travelling.

MICPAAICPA

Member of Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Mary Jeanne Chapman, CPA
Vice President / Founder

e: mj@chapmanmyers.com

Mary Jeanne, also known as MJ, is one of the founders of the firm. She was born and raised in Ishpeming, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northern Michigan University in December 2009, with a degree in accounting and financial planning. MJ specializes in individual and business tax preparation services, business development, and is a QuickBooksPro Advisor. She enjoys spending time travelling and exploring the outdoors with her husband Dan, daughters Hayley and Emmy and dog Yogi. 

MICPAAICPA

Member of Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA) and American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Thomas D. Peterson
Enrolled Agent

e: tom@chapmanmyers.com

Tom has been in the financial services business since 1977. He graduated from Northern Michigan University School of Business in 1975 and shortly after started Peterson Financial Services, which was merged into Chapman & Myers, CPAs, PC in 2019. He is enrolled to practice before the IRS, and holds various licenses in securities, and insurances. Tom’s career mission is to provide the best accounting, tax and financial services possible to his clientele. In his free time, Tom enjoys traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

National Association of Tax Professionals

Member of National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and is Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS

Rebecca Houghton
Accountant

e: rebecca@chapmanmyers.com

Rebecca has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting, and brings over 25 years of accounting, human resources, and financial service experience to the firm. She provides payroll services, payroll and sales tax compliance, bookkeeping services, and anything else our clients need. She is experienced in QuickBooks and various other accounting software. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing and doing yoga.

Chelsea Bath
CPA Candidate

e: chelsea@chapmanmyers.com

Chelsea graduated from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Corporate Finance. She plans to sit for the CPA exam in the near future. Chelsea was born and raised in Negaunee and in her free time she enjoys reading, playing tennis and swimming.

Austin Smith
Accountant

e: austin@chapmanmyers.com

Austin grew up in Ann Arbor and moved to Marquette to attend Northern Michigan University. After finishing her social work degree in 2013, Austin has gained experience in QuickBooks, bookkeeping and payroll. She has over 16 years of customer service experience. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her daughter, kayaking and cooking.