About Yahara CPAs


Meet the Team

At Yahara CPAs we prioritize building relationships to help you grow. We created our accounting firm so we, the partners, can spend more time with you. We each have over 20 years of accounting experience that we want you to benefit from. Our simple mission is to build strong relationships to help individuals and businesses reach their financial goals.

Yahara CPAs Partner Brian Kaplan

Brian Kaplan

Partner, CPA

Brian brings 30 of experience to our accounting firm. In his practice he focuses on the outsourced CFO relationships and brings experience in owning and operating businesses in the past. He spent many years coaching his daughters in basketball and soccer. He enjoys golfing and the outdoors.  He resides in Middleton with his wife Aleta.

| Middleton Office |

Yahara CPAs Partner Dan McGown

Dan McGown

Partner, CPA

With 24 years of experience Dan specializes in individual taxation, corporate taxation, partnership taxation and small business consulting. In his free time he likes to golf, go to Packer games and travel with his family. Dan and his wife Cindy live in Verona with their son. Dan has been on the board of directors for the Friends of the Waisman Center since 2013.

| Middleton Office |

Yahara CPAs Partner Craig Huisman

Craig Huisman

Partner, CPA

Craig offers 20 years of experience to Yahara. His specialties include income taxation, business consulting and estate planning.  In his free time he likes to play softball, cribbage and Sheepshead, and is a Wisconsin sports enthusiast watching the Packers, Brewers and Wisconsin Badgers. He and his wife, Tina reside in Waunakee with their two children.

| Waunakee Office |

Michelle Yahara CPAs accountants Middleton Madison

Michelle Tadysak

Firm Administrator

Michelle has 25 years of professional experience largely providing payroll and office management services. These experiences range from working with small businesses, corporate franchisees, and public accounting firms. In addition to payroll and office management, Michelle is also skilled as a bookkeeper assisting clients with their QuckBooks activities. In her free time, Michelle enjoys the outdoors and spending time at the cabin with her family.

| Waunakee Office |

Christina Yahara CPAs accountants Middleton Madison

Christina Stewart

Office Administrator

Christina brings 10 years of experience to our accounting firm, including owning and operating a small business. She focuses on building relationships by providing great customer service. Christina serves on the workforce housing committee in Middleton and enjoys spending her weekends traveling and hiking. She lives in Middleton with her husband, Gabe, and 2 children, Claire and Chase.

| Middleton Office |

Yahara CPAs Kayla

Kayla Young

Senior Accountant

Kayla brings past experience from both large and small accounting firms, providing high caliber service with a local touch. When away from the office you can find her cycling, running around the dog park, or at the movies. Kayla lives in Madison with her boyfriend Sawyer and beloved dog Packet.

| Middleton Office |