Tax Department

Michele Sweeten

President & Principal CPA

Michele Sweeten, CPA, founded the Sweeten CPA accounting firm in 2002 as a one woman operation.  Since then she has grown the firm through her hard work and vision to a staff of 16 CPAs, accountants, and bookkeepers with clients in a wide array of industries including construction, retail, professional services, and education.  She is dedicated and loyal to her clients, and now more than 400 individuals and small businesses rely on her for the trusted relationship, intelligence and responsiveness they have come to know and expect. In addition to delivering high quality and cost effective bookkeeping and tax preparation services, Michele also prides herself in connecting dedicated professionals with each other in order to reach their goals and grow their businesses, which she does through her extensive network in Business Networking International and the Westlake Chamber of Commerce.

Angela Angelo

CPA

Angela Angelo began working with Sweeten CPA in 2012. A CPA with the state of Texas since 1997, Angela is knowledgeable with taxes as well as proficient in a wide range of accounting software and is Quickbooks certified.  She has 30+ years of  experience in diverse financial roles including, most recently, various financial supervisory roles at the University of Texas at Austin (go Longhorns!) and Senior Budget Analyst for the city of Plano, Texas. She has two bachelor’s degrees in political science and accounting from Southwestern University and University of Texas at Dallas, respectively.

Cari Vincent

CPA

In 2016, we were joined by Cari Vincent, a CPA of 16 years with experience in many CPA firms. She is certified in both Texas and her home state of Kentucky. As a senior tax accountant, she has spent many years representing clients to the IRS, filing tax returns (including multi-state), and managing accounting systems. She has a passion for research and solving problems for her clients. What an addition for us!

Ann Brooke

Tax Process Manager

Ann Brooke is an experienced bookkeeper, tax preparer, and Tax Process Manager, a daunting task now that our processed tax returns per year exceed 800. She earned her degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University, and completed the Accounting Series at Austin Community College in 2006. She was hand-picked by Michele to join our firm, and is an essential part of our success. She has instituted and manages a paperless project management system that allows our divergent team to instantly be updated on the progress of our tax project boards.

Shani Stopher

E-File Specialist

Ann Brooke is an experienced bookkeeper, tax preparer, and Tax Process Manager, a daunting task now that our processed tax returns per year exceed 800. She earned her degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University, and completed the Accounting Series at Austin Community College in 2006. She was hand-picked by Michele to join our firm, and is an essential part of our success. She has instituted and manages a paperless project management system that allows our divergent team to instantly be updated on the progress of our tax project boards.