Welcome to Cole Gavlas, PC - Tax and Business Advisory Services

Welcome to Cole Gavlas, PC

Our Core Values

Choose Accountability

Put the client first with
a personal responsibility
to deliver on promises.

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Don’t take things at face
value. Dig deeper and
ask questions.

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Get Empowered

Embrace innovation
and change with continuous

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Be A Team Player

Have a respectful attitude
while working together
with clear communication.

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Dedicated to
Client Satisfaction

To help gauge our clients’ impressions of our firm, and to identify our strengths and greatest needs for improvement, we utilize the Net Promoter Score.

Overall NPS Score
of clients would recommend us.
of clients perceive a high level
of value working with us.

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“Spending money on highly qualified Accountants is an investment. I feel too many organizations try to minimize accounting cost thru minimizing services available or utilizing lost cost firms. Cole Gavlas services produce value. The money we spend is well worth the investment.”

Rusty Rathburn
Rathco Safety Supply

“The team at Cole Gavlas provides top notch service. The staff is friendly, easy to work with and professional. Their attention to the needs of our organization go above and beyond. They are always available when we have questions and provide excellent advice throughout the year. Their expertise in the nonprofit industry has been invaluable during our yearly audit. I would absolutely recommend them to any organization looking for a responsive, friendly, and knowledgeable accounting firm.”

Rick Stravers
Open Doors Kalamazoo

“The value of Cole Gavlas’ strategic counsel and planning is as strong as their day-to-day accounting services. The team is just phenomenal in the service they provide. They are on top of the latest accounting changes, and they deliver the services we need when we need them. They were instrumental in setting our business up with an operating platform that has helped us grow tremendously over the years. They know our company and our families which makes them an invaluable partner.”

Roger Martin, APR
Martin Waymire

“Cole Gavlas is more than just an accounting firm for us, they are like a partner and provide exceptional service that helps our business succeed. They push us to the next level with our finances and are always thinking outside the box. Their responsiveness, expertise, and innovative service has been a great asset to our business. They are very familiar with how our business is set up and are active in helping with our quarterly sessions and providing recommendations for making things better. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for more than just your average accounting firm.”

Heather Isch
LKF Marketing

“The team provides a lot of insight into our specific business and they understand it. The firm makes you think about other aspects of your business that you may not be focused on.”

Grant Kasten
Kasten Insulation Services, Inc.

“The personal connection and responsiveness of the team at Cole Gavlas is outstanding. They take the time to meet with us regularly and they work very closely with our board. Cole Gavlas has given us, as a nonprofit, the peace of mind that what we are doing internally is on track and moving us in a positive direction. Their knowledge and expertise of the nonprofit industry goes above and beyond, and we are always able to go to them for guidance and recommendations. We have and will continue to recommend them to anyone looking for a strong accounting team.”

Sandra Standish
Kalamazoo County Ready 4s

“They do all the number stuff…but they care about more than just my business.”

William Boyle
Fibers of Kalamazoo

“The team at Cole Gavlas provides exceptional service. Their responsiveness and accessibility are some of the major benefits of working with the firm. They have been instrumental in helping us with all of our financial needs. They have worked with our team on budgets and providing outsourced bookkeeping services. They have been available for meeting regularly with our board. The team is knowledgeable and their expertise in the nonprofit industry is exceptional. I would highly recommend them to any nonprofit that is looking for a dedicated and knowledgeable accounting firm.”

Cheree Thomas
Douglass Community Association