Bay City

610 Adams St, Bay City, MI 48708


Justin M. Janer, CPA

Manager of Litigation Support & Trust Administration Support

Justin has been preparing individual, partnership, nonprofit, and corporate tax returns since 2010. His duties also include the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll tax reports, and financial statements, tax planning and other special projects. Much of Justin’s personal time is spent in athletics. He regularly plays recreational sports, such as softball, basketball, and hockey. As an avid college basketball fan he attends many events. Justin enjoys movies and spending his summer weekends in northern Michigan boating, water skiing, wake boarding, and camping.

Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Accounting
Master of Business Administration Concentration in Consulting


Jeremy Powers

Tax Consultant

Jeremy started with McDonald & Associates in 2016 in the Bay City office. Jeremy specializes in personal income tax preparation. He is also responsible for income tax return E-Filing, responding to taxing agencies audit by mail for clients and also handles special projects in the Bay City office. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys watching and playing hockey, camping, spending time with his grandson, Jayce, and attending NASCAR races with his wife Lori.


Central Michigan University Bachelor of Applied Arts with a Major in Broadcasting and a Minor in Advertising Liberty Tax School, 2012. Personal income tax

Community Involvement                                      American Cancer Society Relay for Life Bay County Humane Society

Kris Beyerlein

Tax Preparer

Kris taught elementary students in Saginaw Public Schools for 31 years. After she retired, she prepared taxes for H & R Block and a local accounting firm before joining McDonald & Associates. In her spare time, she spends time with her five granddaughters, as well as enjoying walking, reading, and playing the piano.


Central Michigan University Masters in Education Northwood University Bachelors in Business Administration


Ariyana Jones

Customer Service Specialist

Ariyana has been employed at McDonald & Associates since 2018. As a Customer Service Specialist, she greets clients, answers the phone, schedules appointments, uploads E-filing, and many other office tasks.

When not at work, Ariyana likes spending time with her son, family and friends, outdoor adventures, recreational basketball, and making DIY crafts


Essexville Garber High School

Delta College



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