Sheila Appel Alexander is the President of American Midwest Tax & Accounting, Inc. She has dedicated her 20-year career to providing a listening ear, smart tax preparation and finance guidance to her clients.
Sheila has always been a hard worker, graduating from high school at the age of sixteen. She began her career in banking, working as a bank teller and bookkeeper for American Midwest Bank and wasted no time pursuing higher education. Sheila proudly holds both her bachelor’s degree in accounting and master’s degree in accounting, specializing in taxation, from Northern Illinois University.
Always dedicated to getting the job done, Sheila grew up working on her father’s farm and currently owns two farms with her husband – experiences which give her a unique perspective when considering the tax and financial goals of clients in the agricultural industry as well as the complexities of small and family-run businesses.
Sheila has mastered several aspects of the financial industry by working directly within insurance, investment, and mortgage departments while in the banking industry. She has been responsible for training credit analysts, a skill which makes her uniquely qualified for working with investments and money management.
When Sheila is not in the office with her clients, she enjoys spending time her husband, Kurt, and their three sons.