''Martin Hood has a real team environment,'' states Doug Canfield, Senior Tax Manager. ''Everyone is always focused on providing excellent service for our clients.'' Doug graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, and joined the Martin Hood team in 2000. Doug's daily tasks include assisting individuals and many types of businesses with items related to tax planning and preparation. He also notes, ''Martin Hood is very supportive of their employees' family needs, which helps us balance work and family life.''
Debra Hirschi, a Senior Tax Manager with over 30 years of experience, enjoys ''assisting a wide variety of individual and business clients.'' Debbie graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. She provides tax preparation and planning services for a variety of clients. Debbie also enjoys assisting clients through business consulting, estate planning, and trust administration. Some of Debbie's day-to-day tasks include cash budgeting, retirement planning, business succession planning and estate planning for individuals and businesses.
''Helping clients work through complex tax issues is one of the most rewarding parts of my job,'' notes Regan Frazier, who has been with Martin Hood since 2011. Regan graduated with High Honors from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in 2009. She spends much of her time preparing tax returns and performing tax planning for individuals and a variety of businesses. Regan states, ''Martin Hood has such a great work environment, I couldn't imagine working with a different group of people.''
Chris Korban, Tax Supervisor, notes, “The combination of working in an atmosphere that fosters professional growth and having a team-focused culture results in a rewarding and enjoyable work environment.” Chris joined the firm in September 2012 after graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in 2010 and a Master of Accounting Science in 2011 with honors. In addition to individual and corporate tax return preparation, Chris specializes in trust and estate taxation. Chris states, “As a member of the Martin Hood team, I have been able to pursue my passion in serving our clients to the fullest and supporting their financial goals.”
Cody Emberson, a Supervisor in Tax, joined Martin Hood in 2017 after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in 2016 and Master of Accounting Science in 2017 from Northern Illinois University. ``One of the more rewarding aspects of my career is having the opportunity to learn the craft of the profession from the Partners, while also being able to channel these skills to our staff,`` he states. Cody provides comprehensive tax services, including tax planning, tax research, and preparation of individual, corporate and partnership tax returns. Cody states. ``I enjoy working as a team at Martin Hood towards the common goal of providing outstanding client service.``