Michael (Mike) Sommers joined cHb as Tax Principal in January of 2020 when cHb acquired Advanced Tax Strategies, PC (ATS). Mike was the sole-owner of ATS and has been practicing as a CPA for more than 35 years. He specializes in closely-held businesses and individual income taxes, estates, trusts, retirement planning, and accumulation and distribution strategies. Mike graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in Accounting and currently holds a CPA license in Missouri, Illinois, California and New York. He also holds a Missouri insurance license with securities registrations for Series 7 and 66 and offers services through Sommers Wealth Management as a Personal Financial Specialist.