Grand Rapids

2156 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Jeffrey B. Burns, CPA, MST
Business Development Specialist

Jeff brings 28 years of experience to managing McDonald & Associates Grand Rapids locations. In his leisure time he enjoys sports, motorcycling, and hunting.

Andrews University
Bachelor of Business Administration with major in Accounting
Grand Valley State University
Master of the Science of Taxation

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement
Jeff serves his community as Holland Seventh-day Adventist School Treasurer and as one of the church’s Deacons.


Renee J. Hulbert, EA
Business Development Advisor

Renee’s responsibilities will be customer service as the initial point of client contact, payroll processing, and tax preparation and review. She has a great deal of industry experience, such as accounting, bookkeeping, including private and governmental, tax preparation and review, preparation and participation in audits and public hearings. Renee assisted technology associates with the development and improvement of in-house software for payable processing. She is knowledgeable in retail accounting from cash drawer balancing to freight bill processing and resolution of invoice inconsistencies. Renee is an Enrolled Agent and Notary Public. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, biking, Zumba and Old School dance, and traveling.

Associates Degree, Montcalm Community College
Tax Certification from H&R Block
Enrolled Agent’s continuing education classes
Gear Up Tax Seminars

Community Involvement
Renee has always been active in her community. Her past activities include church greeter and Cradle Roll teacher. She has also been involved in high school band, swimming, tennis and volleyball support, classroom assistant. Volunteer for Kids Food Basket, Feeding West Michigan and God’s Kitchen.


Dylan Slomp
Business Development Advisor

Dylan joined McDonald & Associates shortly after graduating from Davenport University in 2021. With the firm, he assists with individual and business tax return preparation, payroll processing, as well as business analysis and development. He is studying for the Enrolled Agent exams and plans on testing in 2022. In his free time, Dylan enjoys sports, being outside, cooking, and spending time with his family.


Grand Rapids Community College
Davenport University
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting


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