Donald J. Smith, CPA

Donald started his accounting career while working his way through college. He has extensive experience in accounting, tax planning, and business problem solving. His attention to ever-changing tax regulations has facilitated tax reducing strategies for his clients. With the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities increasing the number of audits, Donald has the knowledge and experience to properly defend his clients.

Professional Certification and Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Indiana since 1990
  • Member, Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, National Society of Accountants

Education and Honors

  • Associates Degree - Calumet College, 1980
  • Bachelors Degree (Graduated with Highest Distinction) - Indiana University, 1984
  • Wall Street Journal Award
  • Numerous courses in accounting, tax, financial and estate planning sponsored by the Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, and National Center for Professional Education
  • Civil and Criminal court-certified accounting expert


  • Staff Tax Preparer of Matasar Tax Service, 1983-1984
  • Staff Accountant of Deutsch, Seehausen and Company, 1984-1989

Fields of Specialization

  • Professional service business (medical, dental, legal)
  • Construction companies
  • Small business SEC filings and requirements
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Retail establishments
  • Transport
  • Not-for-Profit

Stephanie White

Stephanie came to the firm in 2001 through the Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education program at Lowell High School. She has gained extensive real-world experience in accounting data processing, bank reconciliations, payroll tax returns, and payroll tax notices.

Michelle Dumbsky

Michelle has many years of experience in medical billing and collections. She has attended finance and accounting classes at Purdue Calumet. Michelle has over five years experience in the areas of bookkeeping, individual income tax returns, and she is the director of accounts receivable.

Call us at (219) 696-1040 with any questions!