Our Organization

Huber, Michaels & Company is a regional public accounting firm with its headquarters in Cumberland, Maryland.

The origins of Huber, Michaels & Company go back over 35 years to a sole proprietorship started by David C. McLaughlin. The Firm has grown continually over the years and has been through a number of mergers and acquisitions. Edward G. Huber, Jr. became a partner in 1983. In 1989, Timothy P. Michaels became a partner in the Firm, and on January 1, 1990, the name was changed from McLaughlin, Huber & Company to Huber, Michaels & Company. In 1997, Huber, Michaels & Company acquired an accounting practice in Keyser, West Virginia. On January 1, 2010 Mindy Kirkwood became a partner in the firm.

Huber, Michaels & Company is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Edward G. Huber, Jr. and Timothy P. Michaels are past presidents of the Western Maryland Chapter of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and past members of the board of directors of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Firm Qualifications

We place high priority on continuing professional education for all our staff members through internal and external seminars. Each of our professional staff members obtains a minumum of 40 hours per year in continuing professional education. The training seminars are conducted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Our firm makes use of two levels of review and supervision in order to ensure the accuracy and quality of our work. The first level is on-site by our supervisor and in-charge accountants, and the second level is in our office by one of our partners.

Our firm successfully completed an independent, on-site quality review in 2011 under the supervision of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. The review resulted in an unqualified opinion of our quality control policies and procedures. The unqualified opinion confirms our on-going commitment to internal quality control and review procedures.

Personnel Qualifications

Presently, the Firm employs 22 persons. Our professional staff consists of six certified public accountants with combined audit experience in excess of 80 years. Professional staff members keep abreast of quickly changing tax and accounting issues by participating in continuing education courses.