Over 25 Years of Experience

You Are Not a Number

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Knowledge

We are not a conventional accounting firm. While we offer year-end financial statements and tax return services, we look at your business from an entrepreneurial point of view and ask ourselves ‘if this were my business, how could it perform better?

Value

We strive maintaining the highest level of integrity in our work and to work with clients who also place a high value on professionalism, honesty and trust. If, in your view, our service ever fails to meet your expectations, we will make adjustments to your satisfaction.

Trust

As your trusted adviser, we aim to get to truly understand your business objectives and your personal goals. We take the time to build RELATIONSHIPS with our clients. By getting to know you well we can start to build trust and add value.

Core Values

Mission & Philosophy

Personalized, result-oriented quality services for businesses and individuals and to act as the trusted advisor in providing a dynamic range of timely, high quality financial services resulting in profitable and satisfied clients. Our services

Kevin Kummer is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant. He received his undergraduate degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He brings many years of experience in the areas of Tax, Audit and Finance. He has worked closely with firms to help them navigate through bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, implementation of new accounting systems and team building.

Kevin Kummer

Partner

Tom Eiter graduated in 1967 from St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and since then has developed his knowledge hands on. His first job was with one of the “Big 8” CPA firms known then as Ernst & Ernst. He started there as a Junior on the audit staff and left there three (3) years later as a Senior Auditor in charge of his own audits.

After Ernst & Ernst, Tom joined the general accounting staff of Allied Van Lines, Inc. located in Broadview, IL as a Senior Accountant, During the ten (10) year career at Allied, he was also Budget Manager; Manager of Accounting, Assistant Controller and eventually became Corporate Controller, managing people across the country and internationally. As a result of managing the accounting group at Allied Van Lines, he learned the proper structure of a business and a reporting system needed to increase efficiency and profitability.

Later he managed real estate developments and managed manufactured housing projects as well as apartment complexes. His experience in real estate includes taking struggling land developments, restructuring, and managing them to make them marketable. Also, TPE is a seasoned project manager, both in manufactured housing communities as well as apartment complexes.

In 1980, Tom was employed as Vice President of Finance for a real estate development company and within a few months became President and a part owner of a property management company – a subsidiary of the real estate development company. This is also the time he formed TPE Enterprises in order to provide for other business opportunities as well as expand his growing tax practice. Tom left the management company in 1987 in order to pursue the growth of TPE Enterprises.

Tom was also recently designated as a Registered Tax Return Preparer by the Internal Revenue Service. With this experience, he has earned a reputation for being knowledgeable about business, business management, financial and tax issues.

Tom Eiter

Bharat B Shah, CPA, MBA, CGMA has been licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in State of Illinois since May of 1982. He has diverse experience in private as well as public sectors. He has been a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) and Illinois CPA Society (“ICPAS”) since then. He has served in a various capacities on membership associations and committees. He currently serves as non-voting finance committee member of Chicago Foreign Investors Group, LLC.

Bharat B Shah, CPA, MBA, CGMA and his firm go through Peer Review by Peer Review Committee of AICPA and have been successfully satisfying stringent requirements of quality reporting to clients.

Bharat B Shah

Founder

Core Values

Mission & Philosophy

Personalized, result-oriented quality services for businesses and individuals and to act as the trusted advisor in providing a dynamic range of timely, high quality financial services resulting in profitable and satisfied clients. Our services

Kevin Kummer is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant. He received his undergraduate degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He brings many years of experience in the areas of Tax, Audit and Finance. He has worked closely with firms to help them navigate through bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, implementation of new accounting systems and team building.

Kevin Kummer

Partner

Bharat B Shah, CPA, MBA, CGMA has been licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in State of Illinois since May of 1982. He has diverse experience in private as well as public sectors. He has been a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) and Illinois CPA Society (“ICPAS”) since then. He has served in a various capacities on membership associations and committees. He currently serves as non-voting finance committee member of Chicago Foreign Investors Group, LLC.

Bharat B Shah, CPA, MBA, CGMA and his firm go through Peer Review by Peer Review Committee of AICPA and have been successfully satisfying stringent requirements of quality reporting to clients.

Bharat B Shah

Founder

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