A team of accounting and financial experts focused on your needs

The Weinlander Fitzhugh team is comprised of accounting and financial consulting professionals with varied experience and expertise. This range of knowledge and skills allow us to bring together the individuals needed to best serve the needs of each client. We invite you to learn more about them.

Our philosophy for over 75 years has been to serve our clients and develop our team

Teamwork: Our philosophy is “Together, We Can Do It”, because we believe that the best results can be achieved through working together as a team. This philosophy is extended to our clients as well as our team members. When you are a Weinlander Fitzhugh client, you’re the focus of a team effort headed by one of our professional team members.

Client Care: At Weinlander Fitzhugh, CPA means Close Personal Attention. Our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. Because no two businesses, municipalities or organizations are exactly alike, we tailor our services and expertise to meet your needs.

Community Involvement: Weinlander Fitzhugh believes it is important to drive positive change where we live and work. Therefore, our team members are involved in many facets of the community applying their skills, experience and knowledge. Weinlander Fitzhugh is proud to sponsor many local events.

Our Mission

To add value to those we are privileged to serve by providing proactive, timely and innovative financial and operational advisory services. Our client-focused team is committed to professional excellence and personal growth.

Our Vision

With a commitment to true professionalism, we will be a firm that is an aggressive, innovative competitor using diverse talent, services and state of the art technology. We will strive to function as a team concentrating on continuous improvement and developing specialties sensitive to our clients’ needs. We will aspire to exceed our clients’ expectations by delivering awesome service.


Michael L. Hanisko, CPA - Partner

Mike joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in June of 1984 and became a partner in 1995. While experienced in all facets of client service, a majority of his work is in the area of financial audits and reviews, business planning, individual estate and tax planning, and tax return preparation for all types of entities.

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Elizabeth Steinhurst, CPA - Partner

Liz began her career in 1988, including opening her own practice in 1994 and joining Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2008.

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Amy L. Rodriguez, CPA - Partner

Amy joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in 1988. She became a partner with the firm in 2003 and currently holds the position of Director of Human Resources.

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Shannon L. Wilson, CPA - Partner

Since joining WF in January 1999, Shannon has performed extensive work for municipalities, townships, school districts, and nonprofit organizations.

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Julie A. Ellis, CPA, CFE - Partner

Julie began her career with Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2003. In 2011, she earned her Certified Fraud Examiner credentials and was promoted to Manager within the firm.

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Alesia M. Shuman, CPA - Partner

Alesia joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2007. She specializes in proactive solutions in the areas of taxation and accounting for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and nonprofit organizations in a variety of industries.

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Josh Rappuhn, CPA - Partner

Josh joined the firm in 2013 as he was completing his senior year at SVSU. At Weinlander Fitzhugh, he has worked on various projects in audit, accounting, tax, and agreed-upon procedures.

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Corinna N. Scharf, CPA - Senior Manager

Corinna joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2010. As a member of Weinlander Fitzhugh’s team of professionals, she provides accounting, auditing, and tax preparation services for a variety of clients.

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Shelly Browning, CPA - Senior Manager

Shelly began her career at Weinlander Fitzhugh as an intern in 2008, she then joined the firm’s professional team and she received her license to practice public accounting in 2011.

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Kyle A. Hugo, CPA - Senior Manager

Kyle joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2012 and received his license to practice public accounting in 2013. As a member of Weinlander Fitzhugh’s team of professionals, he provides accounting, auditing, and tax preparation services for a variety of clients.

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Kelly L. Schagel, CPA - Senior Manager

Kelly joined WF in 2012 after graduating summa cum laude from Saginaw Valley State University. She is experienced in providing payroll, payroll taxes, bank reconciliation, and tax preparation services for our agricultural clients.

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Jennifer Hobkirk - Manager

Jenny began her career with Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2007 as an intern. In 2012, she became an associate for the firm and in 2023, she was promoted to manager.

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Samantha K. Cain, CPA - Manager

Samantha joined Weinlander Fitzhugh in 2014. She was promoted to Senior Accountant in 2017 and to Manager in 2023.

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