Jen Braid, CPA, EA
Lead Tax Accountant & Senior Data Analyst
Jennifer M. (Nelson) Braid, CPA, EA has been employed at Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc. since January of 2005. During her tenure with the firm, Jen has managed many complex engagements and juggled work assignments with raising a family and advancing her education.
Jen earned her Associates Degree in Applied Business in Accounting from Cuyahoga County Community College, as well as her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Cleveland State University. In 2012, Jen passed all parts of the extremely challenging Certified Public Accountants examination, and in 2016, she furthered her credentialing in federal tax expertise by passing the Federal Enrolled Agent’s Exam (EA designation).
As an accounting professional, Jen’s responsibilities at Marsha L. Heinke, CPA, Inc. include performing consulting, accounting and tax services for many of our clients. She has primary responsibility for many of our tax clients including estimated tax planning and preparation of individual and business tax returns. Since the firm’s work is limited to serving veterinarians and their practices, Jen has developed a high level of expertise in financial and tax aspects of veterinary businesses. She is a trusted advisor to many practice owners, bookkeepers, and practice managers.
In addition to her work, Jen enjoys being with her family, including her two daughters, son, and family cat, Stitch.