Audra grew up in rural southeast Whitley County and graduated from Columbia City High School. She attended Purdue University where she was a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, played intramural volleyball and softball, and was a volunteer at a horse riding facility for disabled children. Audra graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in May of 1999.
Upon graduation, Audra went to work for a large accounting firm in its Agricultural Services group where she worked between the Elkhart and Fort Wayne offices for over three years. She then moved on as Controller for a large local cooperative for four years.
Audra lives on a small family cattle farm with her husband, Jeff, and three young boys. In her free time, Audra enjoys playing sports with her boys, gardening, visiting with family and friends, and traveling to her husband’s hometown in Dodge, Nebraska, whenever the schedule permits.
In addition to preparing individual and corporate income tax returns, Audra provides monthly bookkeeping services, payroll and financial statement preparation, and new business set up.