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Our Services

At our firm, customer service is very important. We take pride in offering a variety of top quality services to meet all of your accounting, tax planning, and business finance needs. Please contact us for a consultation.

About us

Susan D Hulslander and Susan J Schmid joined forces in 1994 as an office share arrangement. They each were at similar stages in their lives with their family and careers. Through the years they have shared many successful business & personal memories. Together we offer the knowledge of a large firm with the personal attention associated with a small firm.

Our Team

Meet the Hulslander-Schmid CPA Team
Susan J. Schmid
Susan J. Schmid
Owner/CPA
Born and raised in the Flathead Valley. Susan graduated from the University of Montana in 1988. She opened her own practice in 1993. She is thankful to have been able to stay in the valley to raise her children, while still running her practice and helping her clients be successful. Susan enjoys spending time with her family. Many great memories are made at their lake place on Bitterroot Lake, traveling with her girls competing on their horses, flying with her son or just being at the family ranch.
Susan D. Hulslander
Susan D. Hulslander
Owner/CPA
Susan graduated, with honors, from Penn State University with an accounting degree in 1984. After moving back to Montana, she worked at two small accounting firms before deciding to become self-employed in 1991. What she has enjoyed the most over the years is the personal relationships established with her clients. Susan loves “Montana Living” with her family, including playing hockey and pickleball!
Kathy Mitchell
Kathy Mitchell
CPA
Kathy was born and raised in Montana and graduated with an accounting degree from Montana State University in 1985. Kathy has over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry and has worked for the “Susan’s” since moving to the beautiful Flathead Valley in 2003. In her time away from the office, Kathy enjoys traveling, camping, boating and hiking with her husband, grown children and grandchildren.
Meghan Ekholt
Meghan Ekholt
CPA
Meghan grew up in Flathead and Lincoln counties, graduating from DeVry University in 2006. After starting her career as a CPA in Billings, she relocated back to Flathead County and worked at North Valley Hospital for 7 years. She joined the team at Hulslander & Schmid, CPAs in August of 2019. Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter in the NW Montana area camping and hunting.
Tracey Eccles
Tracey Eccles
Bookkeeper
Tracey has been working intermittently for Hulslander & Schmid, CPA’s since 1993, taking time off to raise her two children and help with a family business. Her experience in the office ranges from front desk reception to payroll and bookkeeping/software consulting to most recently, tax preparation. Although Tracey loves the personal relationships she makes with clients, outside of the office she can be found spending time with her children, reading horror novels, and baking.
Kassandra Senner
Kassandra Senner
Bookkeeper
Kassandra was born and raised in the Flathead Valley. She joined the Hulslander & Schmid team the fall of 2017 after previously working at a smaller bookkeeping office for two years. She spends her office time taking care of the payroll and bookkeeping clients. Kassandra enjoys spending her free time with family and friends and competing on her horses.
Brittney Turner
Brittney Turner
Receptionist
Brittney was raised in Hamilton, MT until she moved up to Kalispell with her husband about 6 years ago. She has experience working in the medical field and retail. These experiences gave her the enjoyment of being able to connect with the clients. She is working towards an Accounting degree. She enjoys hanging out with her husband, family, and friends. Her favorite activities are to be on the water, going for drives with her husband and taking pictures of the outdoors.

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