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Meet Your Team

We Work For Your Success!

Laurie Luxford

 Laurie's 25+ years of solid tax experience have given her the foundation necessary to confidently lead our team at Martin & Luxford LLC. She is an Enrolled Agent; this status allows her to talk to those happy–go–lucky IRS agents on your behalf. Laurie will be one of your greatest cheerleaders, walking alongside you at every step of your financial journey, because your success is her goal. Once she clicks "send" on that last email of the day, you might spot her heading north for a quick trip to the U.P.

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Mike Martin

 Mike is our founder and has been a tax professional since 1980. He has extensive experience in tax planning and financial advisory work. At this stage of this Michigan man’s career, he has made the decision to only work remotely from warm locations! Although he no longer conducts face-to-face meetings with clients, he is still very much a part of our team. To connect with him you need to catch him before noon, or technically it’s considered “the next day.”

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Janel Brooker

 Janel assists our team and all of our clients with various day-to-day administrative tasks.  After she hangs up the phone for the day, she just might start planning a tropical vacation.

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Myra Dornan

 With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Myra has developed an uncanny ability to uncover the root cause of highly complex, multi-dimensional corporate accounting issues. Her persistence and attention to detail deliver results that our clients have come to depend on. When she steps away from the numbers, you might find her on a long walk enjoying nature with her dogs or exploring Michigan lakes by boat.

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Dan Vanliere

 What an asset we have in Dan! With his 40+ years of experience, he brings a uniquely helpful perspective to our practice. If he’s not at the office, he’s likely golfing, walking the dog, or hanging out with his grandchild.

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Jenni DeVos

 Jenni spends her days helping our small business clients keep track of their books and reduce their tax liability as much as possible. On the rare occasions she’s not immersed in tax work, she can be found traveling the world with her family.


Phil Calkins

 Phil has spent 50+ years in the tax preparation business. With his extensive knowledge base, he plays a vital role on our team, working alongside of us during tax season and confirming results in the finalization stage of each return. His sense of humor is a breath of fresh air when we are neck-deep in tax processing.

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Kirsten Swanson

 Kirsten is an all-around asset to our team. She supports our staff, small businesses, and individual clients. With her years of service at accounting firms and small businesses, Kirsten's experience is both deep and wide. She has excellent attention to detail and loves to crunch numbers. If she’s not working on your books, you may catch her walking her dog or relaxing poolside.

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Anna Dennis

 Anna is our administrative assistant. You’ll find her friendly, helpful and full of energy! She is also known as our Portal and Facebook whisperer. Anna has an amazing get-it-done attitude with the skills and abilities to match.

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Penny Mull

Penny thrives on problem solving for our business clients, watching them confidently succeed. With her over 30 years of accounting experience, she is great addition to our team.  Once her calculator is turned off, she's probably watching a U of M game, or you might see her outside running or biking around the state.

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