Award-Winning Customer Service

Our professional staff provides high quality, detailed processing of your financial data while giving you the information you need to feel secure throughout the process.

We are experienced with everyday accounting and tax issues. We can complete the busy work while your staff focuses on serving your clients.

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Email: kevin@actgroupltd.com

Office Address:
The A.C.T. Group, LLC
6228 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60660
Main: (773) 657-9810

Kevin Kummer, CPA

CONSULTANT

Kevin is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant and received his undergraduate degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He brings many years of experience in the areas of Tax, Audit and  Finance. He has worked closely with firms to help them navigate through bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, implementation of new accounting systems and team building.

 

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Email: diane@actgroupltd.com
Main: (773) 657-9810

Diane Dillon, CPA

Senior Accountant

Diane has been a public accountant for 18 years. She has worked with a wide variety of clients but especially enjoys working with small business owners. She has an undergraduate degree in History from Western Michigan University and completed her accounting degree at Northwestern University. In her spare time Diane loves to garden and also breeds and shows purebred dogs.

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Email: darshan@actgroupltd.com
Main: (773) 657-9810

Darshan (Dersh) Patel

Staff Accountant

Dersh is a graduate from DeVry and is currently studying for the Audit portion of his CPA exam. He is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. In addition to QuickBooks training, Dersh works on complex accounting projects, tax preparation and assists with NFP audits. He also loves to work with Excel, and has tutoring experience in this area. Dersh became a father in 2015!

Email: joanna@actgroupltd.com
Main: (773) 657-9810

Joanna Polak

Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper

Our camera shy Joanna started with The A.C.T. Group, LLC in 2009 after receiving her Associates Degree in Accounting.  She started as our Processor and through the years has become invaluable as a Tax Preparer (Individual, Condo, Payroll & Sales Tax returns), Bookkeeper and Researcher.

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Email: cheryl@actgroupltd.com
Main: (773) 657-9810

Cheryl Simon

Office Manager

Cheryl joined The A.C.T. Group, LLC as Office Manager in 2009. Prior to that she owned a recruiting firm and managed a family business. She enjoys traveling, the summer season and the wide variety of contact she has with our clients throughout the year.

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Email: rebeca@actgroultd.com
Main: (773) 657-9810

Rebeca Hernandez

Processor, Office Assistant

Rebeca has been with The A.C.T. Group for several years. Among other things, Rebeca is the person who makes sure that all of your documents are in SmartVault for your 24/7 access! She is our go-to person for a multitude of things and we enjoy her wit and flexibility.


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Main:  (773) 657-9810

Amy Pooley, CPA

Amy joined The A.C.T. Group in 2017.  She came to us with Audit and accounting experience and is an invaluable member of our Audit and Tax teams.  She enjoys living in Andersonville and spending time with her wife and baby girl.


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Main:  (773) 657-9810

Doug Wagner, CPA

Doug has many years of experience in Tax and Audit.  He joined us in 2016 and has become a major part of our team!  He is enjoying living in the City after many years in the suburbs and is an all-around sports fan!


jessica@actgroupltd.com
Main:  (773) 657-9810

Jessica Olsen

Administrative Assistant

Jessica is the newest member of our team and is doing a great job!  She is the “voice” of The A.C.T. Group and will be in touch with our clients on many levels.  She also enjoys theatre, hiking and all things creative!