Kevin has lived in the Tampa area since 1983. In 1991, he graduated from Armwood High School, where he played basketball. Kevin went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2000.
Prior to going into business for himself in 2004, Kevin gained valuable experience working for large Bay area corporations. Kevin’s expertise includes the special accounting and tax needs of small businesses. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, and the USF Alumni Society.
Kevin set out to be different by focusing on his clients’ practical needs and giving personalized attention to each and every client, resulting in unparalleled customer service. It is his vision to do more than record history, but to also help his clients plan their futures and meet business goals. Kevin strives to insure that his clients understand their “numbers”. He identifies trends and practical solutions to enhance their business operations, management decisions and bottom line. By working closely with his clients, Kevin is able to create a plan for them to reach their long-term goals.
Zach joined Wrobel Accounting in 2016 and brings nine years of accounting experience to the firm. Zach has been a CPA in the State of Florida since July 2012. His ultimate goal is to provide the best service to our clients and optimize tax savings opportunities to small businesses and individuals.
Zach’s background includes accounting and tax services to small businesses and Individuals. Other areas of experience include the health care industry, construction contractors, consultants, real estate including agents and properties, recruiters, production companies, plus other industries. Other areas of practice include non-profit tax preparation, tax-exempt filing and international tax issues including FIRTPA.
Born and raised in Canada, Stuart graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from the University of Manitoba in 1977, and became a Canadian Chartered Accountant in 1981. He has called the Tampa Bay area “home” since moving here in 2003. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and an associate member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Stuart comes to us with 35 years of combined financial consulting and accounting experience. Prior to joining Wrobel Accounting, Stuart provided accounting and consulting services to companies in need of “turn-around” services and/or growth management. He began his career in public accounting with one of the largest firms in the country, Deloitte & Touche, and later a senior manager at KPMG in their assurance services department. Stuart has extensive experience performing audits and other services to a diverse client base of public and private companies in the construction, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and other industries. He has also been the Chief Financial Officer of a number of technology-driven startup entities.
Joan started working for Ken Arena, Tax Accountant in 2006, handling general ledger, QuickBooks transactions and payroll services. When Kevin Wrobel acquired Ken’s practice in 2013, Joan stayed on as a Senior Staff Accountant and now handles dozens of payroll clients as well as our firm’s accounts receivable and payable.
Prior to this, Joan was a Budget Analyst for The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine from 2001 to 2003.
Sweta joined our firm in February 2015 as an Accounting Intern. She transitioned to a permanent, full-time position as a Staff Accountant in 2016. Sweta prepares personal and corporate tax returns as well as tangible tax returns, handles monthly bookkeeping and payroll for several clients, and also develops Financial Statements.
Sweta graduated from the University of South Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is currently working towards her Masters.
Michelle is a Tampa native who, like Kevin, graduated from Armwood High School in 1991. She earned two Bachelor’s degrees in 2005 from the University of South Florida, and her Master’s degree from the University of Guam in 2007.
Michelle has over 20 years’ combined experience in office management, marketing, bookkeeping, payroll, collections, procurement and project management. Michelle continues her business education through classes offered at the USF Small Business Development Center, and is currently finishing a PhD at USF. Michelle is a member of the USF Alumni Society and sits on the Tampa Audubon Society’s Board of Directors as Treasurer.
Michelle first joined the firm in January 2010. She directs all aspects of the firm’s communications and marketing efforts, and also handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, and collections. She provides customer service and maintains client and vendor relationships while at the same time protecting the firm’s bottom line.