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Meet the Team

We are very proud of our staff and the accomplishments they have made both personally and professionally. Take a moment to meet our team.

Scott R. Frick

Scott R. Frick, CPA


Born and raised in Kendallville, Indiana, Scott graduated from East Noble High School in 1981 and began his higher education career at Manchester College in North Manchester. After one year, he transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington where he graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington with a BS in Business with an Accounting emphasis in May 1986.

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Michel Gilliland

Michel L. Gilliland, Staff Accountant


Michel lives in the country with her husband, Bradley and has six children. She enjoys reading, playing games with her family, exercise outdoors and computer technology. She attends New Life Tabernacle, where she and her family are actively involved in the many forms of outreach ministry.

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Don Tateman

Don Tatman, Staff Accountant


Don graduated from the International Business College with Associate in Accounting, and from there pursued his BS in Business from Lakeland College. He started his accounting and tax career in 1971. Don has also passed the test for Enrolled Agent status. This status allows him to represent clients in the tax court. Don previously owned his own accounting and tax business, and has now worked for Scott R. Frick CPA, P.C. since 2004.

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Lori Smurr, Administrative Assistant


Lori has lived in the Kendallville area all her life. She currently lives in rural Avilla with her husband, Steve, and is the mother of three children. She loves her family and enjoys spending time with them and with friends. She also enjoys reading, knitting, gardening, canning and helping Steve with his part time wood working business.

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Cindy Frick, Personnel Manager


Cindy lives in Kendallville with her husband Scott, children Elizabeth, Alex, Austin, Mom, 3 golden retrievers, Lexy, LC and MASEA, and a cat Sadie. She just wrapped up her first career as an elementary school teacher with East Noble School Corporation where she taught for almost 30 years.

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