We have the talent and experience
to handle as many financial services
as your business needs.


Owner, CFO, CPA
Michael Ladwig serves his clients by leading and assembling accounting teams to meet their needs. As a CPA for over 25 years, he serves as lead accounting and tax advisor for all his clients. He began his career auditing and managing Trusts and their associated clients. Since that time, nearly 20 years, he provides accounting, business consulting, and tax services to closely-held businesses and individuals.

Michael received his Masters in Accounting from the University of North Texas and is a big Scrappy the Eagle fan.

"Don't ever let your business get ahead of the financial side of your business. Accounting, accounting, accounting. Know your numbers."

- Tilman J. Fertitta

"To be is to do."

- Socrates

"To do is to be."

- Jean-Paul Sartre

"Do be do be do."

- Frank Sinatra


All things in life need balance : Work & Life & Exercise, Giving & Receiving...and the checkbook. Karen enjoys helping small businesses fulfill their accounting needs so they can focus on other things. Her background includes accounting and finance for a large hotel group, Bank of America and a private company.


Deanna loves working with small business to learn the details of other industries and loves watching her clients grow and prosper. Her background is varied having been an accountant for a variety of businesses including wholesale, retail, medical, and equine industries. Her background in customer service, office management, and 20 years in accounting are a great fit for the small business owner.

"Do not miss the joy of today by worrying about tomorrow."

"Do not waste time bothering whether you 'love' your neighbor; act as if you do, and you will presently come to love him."

- C.S . Lewis


Helping people is Kelly's greatest passion. His volunteer work and background working as an accountant for a variety of company types embodies this philosophy. Professionally, he has worked for small companies, medium companies, large corporations, not-for-profits, for profits, in ministry and in the government. He has worked in the United States and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Kelly has a love for running, completing 4-5 marathons each year.


Kelli graduated from the University of North Texas in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. She worked for eight years in Banking as a Manager in Training and then as a Project Manager before taking time to raise her two children. She currently has her own business, McKnittey.com, an online luxury knitting yarn store for bespoke creations, but takes time to assist Ladwig Accounting Services in many administrative tasks.

"And, in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make."

-Paul McCartney, The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics

"No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."

-Martin Luther King, Jr.


Zander Villinger joined Ladwig Accounting to help grow the firm’s CPA practice bringing public accounting experience from one of the nation’s premier accounting firms. His background and experience include compliance for private clients, working with small businesses and their individual shareholders. Zander holds a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of North Texas as well as a CPA license. When he is not in the office handling your CPA needs, you can find him enjoying disc golf, watching movies and sports, and spending time with family and friends.