Teresa Welsh CPA, has over thirty years of experience in taxation and real estate consulting, and five years in venture capital. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Tax Section, and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA). She also holds the Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and is a licensed broker.
She has broad tax, financial, and investment expertise, particularly in real estate investments and entities that are formed to make such investments, including limited liability companies, limited partnerships, general partnerships, and S Corporations. She is skilled in tax issues and business decisions related to start-up, operations, financing, restructuring, and dispositions of such entities and their owners.
Teresa’s professional career started at a big four accounting firm where she serviced Fortune 500, small business and large real estate investment clients, and held the title of Manager before leaving to work in the private sector.
Her private sector experience revolves around real estate and has held positions in that field which include EVP, CFO and Chief Strategy Officer. Her responsibilities include real estate investment activity, including new investments, acquisitions, dispositions, refinancing, restructuring and various other strategic planning issues. In that capacity, she has been actively involved in both stock and real estate limited liability investments, syndications, bank financing, private placements, insurance companies and conduits, as well as workouts when problems arise in these investment arenas.
Teresa Welsh, CPA also holds an MBA with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and is a member of two honorary societies, Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma.
She has been recognized by the City of Ann Arbor for work in park development (Proclamation of Appreciation to the Placid Way Park Foundation) and by the City’s Historic District Commission for work in historic preservation (Historic Preservation Award). She has served on numerous non-profit boards including CREW-Detroit, the local chapter of CREW Network, and the Humane Society of Huron Valley, among others. In 2011 and 2012, she headed the steering committee for the formation of the Dixboro Farmers Market and in 2013 worked on an auto show to benefit the Market.