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Carolyn Piekarek, CPA
Accounting Associate

Carolyn joined the Lewis & Knopf team in 2017 via the firm’s merger with Fausey & Associates, PC, where she had worked for 17 years. She currently serves as an accounting associate in the Small Business Services department.

In addition to her time with Fausey & Associates, PC, Carolyn also spent five years with William A. Safstrom, CPA in Seattle, Washington and five years with Adelphian Mill in Holly, Michigan. She was inspired to pursue a career in accounting after taking an introductory class on the subject.

Raised on a sheep farm in Woodland, Washington, she currently resides in Holly, Michigan with her husband, Ulrich. They have a daughter, Erika. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys stitchery and reading.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Michigan


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)


  • Walla Walla University
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1974