Founding Partner and Certified Public Accountant, Jill Paquette brings more than 15 years of experience in public accounting to Thomson & Paquette, P.C. She was born and raised in Negaunee, MI and graduated Magna Cum Laude with her B.S. in Accounting from Northern Michigan University in 1999. Jill received her Michigan CPA license in April 2003. She is a member in good standing to both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).
Jill has a passion for working closely with local business owners and specializes in tax planning and accounting for her business clients. She has had an extensive amount of experience in all aspects of public accounting, and pays close attention to her client’s total business or individual needs, taking a ‘big picture’ approach to consulting and planning. While Jill provides a great deal of accounting services to our clients, her true expertise lies as a tax practitioner specializing in individual, business and trust tax return preparation, consulting and year-end planning.
Jill lives in Negaunee with her children Josie and James. In her free time she loves running, cooking, bow hunting, and spending time at camp.