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Dorothy Coop

“Most people don’t enjoy paperwork, numbers, or taxes – this is my gift. I love taking this off their plate, so they can enjoy their life.”

Dorothy Coop is a seasoned public accountant who specializes in taxes. When working with a tax client recently, Dorothy saw first hand the value a client advocate could bring. She realized she could play that role and help individuals and their families navigate the complexities of managing their finances and reduce the related stress. Dorothy believes in empowering her clients by educating them and making financial concepts easy to understand. An expert multi-tasker, she streamlines the process so her clients can focus on enjoying their lives. Dorothy also takes on dealing with vendors and unpleasant situations on behalf of her clients. Her goal is to provide peace of mind and the confidence that each client is making smart decisions and the details are covered.

Her background includes:

Education: B.S. Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago and DePaul University
(Completed requisite accounting hours necessary for CPA)

Work: More than 15 years of experience in public accounting, tax side

Volunteer Activities: Co-leader of Holistic Moms Network and active volunteer and fundraiser for children’s school.

Passions: Family, holistic living, volleyball, reading and constantly learning

How she makes a difference: “I empower my clients to make sound financial choices and focus on enjoying life.”