About Us

Swartz & Reeder Advisors is founded on the principle of doing the utmost for each and every one of our clients. Our excellent reputation in the community has been earned through diligence and care. Each client is important no matter how large or small.


Our team stays current of the latest rules and changes in both tax law and financial trends. We recognize that each client has unique needs. This is why we implement a tailored approach to bring to our clients the best result possible for them. We also continually upgrade and streamline our technology, giving us an important edge in this respect to most of our competitors.







Our team

Barry Swartz, CPA

For more than five decades, Barry has proven to be the type of adviser that clients trust when it comes to making sound tax and financial decisions.  Having effectively dealt with multiple types of tax controversies throughout the years, Barry continues to provide clients with strong representation in front of the IRS and state taxing authorities. In addition, Barry provides compilation and review services for clients who need to submit financial information to third parties.

Affiliations: Illinois CPA Society
Education: BS in Commerce, DePaul University

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 1 : E: barry@swartzreeder.com

Michael Reeder, CPA

Mimi Reeder, COO

Mimi joined SRA in 2013 as a staff accountant Since that time, Mimi's role at the firm has increased significantly, first as a payroll specialist, then as assistant manager and now as Chief Operating Officer and partner.

Affiliations: Illinois CPA Society

Education: BS in Accounting, University of National & World Economy

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 3 : E: mimireeder@swartzreeder.com

Mel Neman - Senior Tax Accountant

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 5

Robin Mahan - Senior Payroll Accountant

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 6

Timothy Pace - Staff Accountant

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 4

Teddy Ivanova - Staff Accountant

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 9, opt 4

Michelle Watson - Accounting Assistant

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 9, opt 1

Michael has been with the firm  since 2010. In addition to assisting clients achieve their financial goals, Michael provides representation for clients in tax matters involving the IRS and state taxing authorities. He is proficient in QuickBooks and other accounting software, and consults clients in effectively structuring their accounting internal controls. He also performs compilation and review services.

Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Illinois CPA Society
Education: BS in Accounting, Northeastern Illinois University

Contact: P: 847-241-5800 ex 2 E: michaelreeder@swartzreeder.com


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