Our Team

Laura Collins

Laura worked for Gore & Associates from 1994 to 1997 when she purchased the business. Laura graduated in 1994 with a degree in Accounting from Sienna Heights University in Adrian Michigan. In 2005 she became an Enrolled Agent with the IRS.

Nicole Collins

Nicole is a licensed Michigan and Ohio Certified Public Accountant. She obtained
her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University in 2006
and her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Michigan in 2009.
She has been practicing tax accounting for over 6 years.

Sherrie McCormick, Vice President

Sherrie is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Michigan. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in 2008. She has over 9 years of experience working in tax accounting and payroll services. During this time, she has specialized in the income tax preparation for international taxpayers. She also has extensive experience working with the IRS and state and local tax agencies to resolve client matters efficiently. She has a passion to help small business owners and individuals to manage and grow their financial security. Sherrie was born and raised in Bedford and loves all things Michigan, especially experiencing all the fun the outdoors has to offer. During her free time, she enjoys relaxing with her husband, Jeff, daughter, Maddie, and two dogs, Rocco and Duncan.

Nancy Brancheau

Nancy has been a Collins & Associates employee since 2002. She began as a receptionist quickly working her way up to Office Manager by taking on more challenging tasks and responsibilities. Her office duties consist of answering the phones, scheduling appointments, faxing, scanning, filing, handling client concerns, discussing tax returns with clients and keeping the office running smoothly. She has been married to her husband Mike for 26 years and has two sons Steven and Jason.

Kristy Westfall

Kristy is the newest member of our team! She has recently graduated from a tax preparation school with honors! Feel free to schedule your free consultation with her.