About


David Mills CPA LLC provides the small and medium business market access to financial information in a way that you can understand and implement in your business. Simply getting financial statements won’t give you the information you need.  We will analyze your information, interpret the results and advise you on your options and the best course of action. Our team includes four Certified Public Accountants, one Enrolled Agent, and several staff bookkeepers.  Continuing education for our staff is important so we are current with the laws and trends that affect you.  No matter what stage your business is in including startup, growth, 0r contemplating selling your business, we can assist you.

 

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David Mills - Owner C.P.A
David Mills – Owner C.P.A

David Mills C.P.A. has over 30 years’ hands on experience in roles of a controller, business owner and in upper management of (2) franchises. David specializes in tax planning, preparation and consulting for businesses and individuals. He graduated from the University of Illinois-Springfield and has a Certificate of Financial Planning from Kansas State University. He is also a member of the Illinois CPA society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as well as the National Association of Tax Professionals.

 

 

Linda Martin - C.P.A, CGMA
Linda Martin – C.P.A, CGMA

Linda Martin, CPA, CGMA brings over 35 years of public accounting experience to our firm. She specializes in tax planning and consulting for individuals, closely held businesses and not-for profit organizations.  She has significant experience in estate and trust consulting  and compliance.  Linda has an Associates in Applied Science in Accounting from Illinois Central College, a Bachelor of Arts from University of Illinois, Springfield, and completed additional coursework in the Masters of Accountancy program at the University of Illinois.   She is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Estate Planning Council of Central Illinois.   She has served on numerous planning committees for the Illinois Society, including conference planning for Estates, Not for Profits, and Business Tax seminars.   Linda was the winner of the AICPA Women to Watch Award, the 25 Women in Leadership Award, the YWCA Business and Industry Award, and the ILCPA Distinguished Service Award.

 

Holly Wettstein C.P.A
Holly Wettstein – C.P.A

Holly graduated from Illinois State University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minor in Agriculture.  She began her career in public accounting that fall and earned her Certified Public Accountant designation the following year.  Holly has been an accountant with David Mills since spring of 2012 and focuses primarily on individual, corporate and farm taxation. Holly lives on a family farm, enjoys cooking, and loves to read.

 

 

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Ashley Stoller – C.P.A

Ashley graduated from Bradley University in December 2012 with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting. She sat for her CPA exam the following year, and earned her CPA designation in 2014. Her accounting career began while in college, working 2 years for Ronald Henderson CPA, a local, sole tax preparer. She accepted a position at Heinold Banwart Ltd in January 2012, where she continued to work while finishing school and then for 2.5 years full-time, concentrating in tax preparation. Since May 2015, Ashley has been the main part-time accountant for Wieland Farms and the associated R&N Trucking and Princeville Tire companies, performing bookkeeping tasks like payables/receivables, payroll, and providing financial advice to the managers. She joined David Mills, CPA in January 2016 with a focus in individual and corporate tax preparation and enjoys the variety and challenge of tax work in comparison to her normal bookkeeping tasks. Ashley resides in the Brimfield rural area with her husband Ryan and enjoys family time, cats, gardening, and cooking.

 

Judy Earleson
Judy Earleson – Enrolled Agent

Judy has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Roosevelt University and began preparing individual taxes in 2000. Since 2004, she has performed bookkeeping work for several industries. In 2010, she joined David Mills, CPA.  She earned her Enrolled Agent designation in 2016. When not working she enjoys time with family and friends, reading, playing/making music and hiking, preferably in a National Park.

 

 

 

Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith – Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Sarah Smith joined David Mills, CPA in March of 2014 working in the client services department. She graduated from Bradley University in May 2013 with Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Accounting. She spends her free time with her friends and family, and enjoys cooking and reading.

 

 

 

Beth Heyndrickx - Quickbooks Advisor
Beth Schoenheider- Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Beth became a part of David Mills’ team in 2008 with four years prior experience in public bookkeeping services.  While working full-time for David Mills she earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Illinois Central College in 2010.  Since then she has taken on the role of QuickBooks Pro Advisor assisting local small business owners in the setup, ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting their QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online needs in a vast array of industries.  In her free time she enjoys being with family and friends, cooking, camping, and going to concerts

 

 

Joy McKelvey- Assistant
Joy McKelvey- Assistant

Joy attended ICC and Illinois State University. She has been a bookkeeper since 1975, joining David Mills CPA in 2008. She has a variety of industry experience from non profits, Illinois a State University, Price Waterhouse, and PJS Publications/Primedia. She has always loved numbers and working with spreadsheets. When not working, she loves to spend time with her family, read and travel.

 

 

 

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Ashley Stark – Receptionist

Ashley joined David Mills, CPA in January 2016.  As a receptionist, Ashley enjoys greeting clients with a smile, fielding phone calls, and helping fulfill a variety of administrative requests. Ashley resides in Peoria with her 3 year old daughter, Annabella.  She enjoys movie nights, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.