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Robert T. Tighe, CPA, MST, CVA


Phone: 224.359.0330

Fax: 224.359.0331

Bob is a founding shareholder of the firm, and is the Principal in Charge of the construction, manufacturing and distributions division of the firm. His area of concentration is in accounting, general business planning and tax consulting for middle-market and closely held businesses.

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Keith W. Orr, CPA, MST


Phone: 224.359.0300

Fax: 224.359.0301

Keith is a founding shareholder of the firm, and is the Principal in charge of general accounting, business development and the auditing division of the firm. His area of concentration is helping his client base develop a strong accounting foundation and a solid tax planning strategy.

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Brenda L. Reynolds, CPA


Phone: 847.695.2700

Fax: 847.695.2748

Brenda joined Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C., formerly known as Michael C. Walsh & Associates, P.C., in 1983 and worked as a Certified Public Accountant within Elgin for the last 30 years. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, Elgin Community College and Larkin High School in Elgin. She takes great pride in her work and treats her clients like family, making sure that each and every need is taken care of and that the client leaves with the best result possible.

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Cynthia M. Petschke, CPA, CVA


Phone: 224.359.0304

Fax: 224.359.0305

Cindy is a graduate of Aurora University, Waubonsee Community College and Yorkville High School. She has substantial experience in dealing with assurance services, assisting over sixty governmental and not-for-profit clients, as well as reviewing and supervising audits and other consulting engagements. Cindy also has knowledge with preparation of reports for submission of GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement Program, however the majority of Cindy’s experience and concentration is in planning, executing and reporting on financial, operational and compliance audits and reviews.

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Timothy A. King, CPA, MAS


Phone: 224.359.0350

Fax: 224.359.0351

Tim is a tax manager with over eight years of income tax compliance and consulting experience. He specializes in individual and pass-through entity taxation with experience in the real estate and private equity investment industries, including family-owned and operated business enterprises, privately-owned pass-through entities, real estate investment trusts, and international ventures. Prior to joining Tighe Kress & Orr, Tim was a Manager in the Federal Tax practice at True Partners Consulting, LLC and a Senior Associate in the Federal Tax practice at KPMG, LLP.

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Joseph R. Royster, CPA, MAS

Tax Manager

Phone: 224.359.0306

Fax: 224.359.0307

Joe is a tax manager at Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C. with over eight years of Big 4 public accounting experience. The majority of his experience and concentration is in tax consulting and compliance, accounting advice, tax planning, estate planning and researching complex tax issues. He has been involved in managing large domestic real estate tax engagements involving general partnership and corporate compliance, state and international tax issues, 1099 reporting requirements, unrelated business income tax, property acquisitions/dispositions, and debt restructuring. Prior to joining Tighe Kress & Orr, P.C. Joe was a manager in the real estate tax practice at KPMG, LLP.

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Sandra L. Rice, CPA

Tax Manager

Phone: 224.359.0318

Fax: 224.359.0319

Sandy is a Tax Manager at Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C. with almost 30 years of accounting experience, 18 of which have been gained in public accounting. She is well-versed in the many tax credits and incentives that are available, while specializing in individual and pass-through entity taxation for small businesses. Additionally, Sandy excels in bookkeeping and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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Vicki Michalski, CPA

Tax Manager

Phone: 224.359.0358

Fax: 224.359.0359

Vicki is a Tax Manager at Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C. with over 20 years of experience serving clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, trucking, construction, service and not-for-profit. Her experience includes advising business and individual clients on a broad range of tax and business matters including strategic and complex tax planning, multi-state taxation, state and local taxation, and tax credits and incentives. Vicki provides specialized tax and accounting services to closely held businesses and their owners, high net worth individuals, as well as start up businesses, charities and private family foundations.

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Anna M. Wollin

Office Manager

Phone: 224.359.0308

Fax: 224.359.0309

Anna joined the Tighe, Kress & Orr, P.C. Team as Office Manager in January of 2013. As Office Manager, she is responsible for all functions of the Administration Department, planning firm events, accounts receivable and ensuring the office runs smoothly and orderly.

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