The Tax Authority, P.C. Staff

Shari McConnell, C.P.A.

Shari received her Bachelor of Accountancy degree in 1986 from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, and her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in May 1989. Shari established The Tax Authority, P.C. in November 1992 and is the sole owner of the Company.


Sue Appling

Sue received her degree in General Business and Office Management in 1981 from the Port Huron School of Business. Sue has been with the Company since September 1998 and, as Office Manager, oversees day-to-day activities.


Jennifer Dudzinski

Jennifer has been our Receptionist since March 2000 and strives to make your tax experience as smooth and pleasant as possible. Directions, refreshments, appointment reminders - Jennifer will take care of you.


Ellen Schmidt

Ellen, who is a United States Army Veteran, received her Associates Degree in Accounting from St. Clair County Community College in 2004. Ellen joined the company in February 2007.


Andrew (Drew) Harris

Drew received his Bachelor of Accountancy degree in 2012 and his Master of Business Administration degree in 2018, both from the University of Phoenix. Drew has been preparing tax returns since 1995 and is AFTR accredited. Drew joined the company in July 2023.