Meet the Team

Certified Public Accountant

Sachin Gandhi

With over 15 years of diverse Accounting, Tax and Finance experience across multiple industries, Sachin, brings knowledge and value added insight to guide his clients. He has in-depth knowledge in Federal and International Tax. Previously, he was Director of Tax Planning at Ventas, responsible for foreign and US tax planning for acquisitions and related structuring. Prior to Ventas, he was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young and a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Tax, as well. His experience includes providing advantaged tax planning strategies, transaction planning, tax restructuring, foreign tax credit planning, tax compliance, FBAR and FATCA related issues. Given this experience, he assists his clients in developing goals and strategies to improve the bottom line. He is focused and dedicated to his clients to ensure they are getting the advice and guidance unique to their business.

Sachin received his B.S. in Accounting from M.L. Sukhadia University. He also received his PGDM from Institute of Management, Nirma University and MBA from Loyola University Chicago. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Illinois CPA Society.

Liz Mrugacz

Liz joined BG Advisors CPA in Fall of 2019. She primarily serves Dental, Medical and Non for Profit clients. She started her career at Deloitte in the federal tax practice where she worked on several Fortune 500 and Non for Profit clients. Later she joined Exelon Corporation in the tax compliance group. She brings in depth knowledge of US federal income tax.

Liz received her B.S. in Accounting and MBA for Indiana University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Illinois CPA Society.

Accounting Team

Michael O’Connell

Michael joined BG Advisors CPA in January 2019. Prior to joining BG Advisors CPA, Michael started his career with The Walt Disney Company at The Walt Disney World Resort. He has worked on several due diligence and valuation projects and is skilled in all facets of accounting with expertise in QuickBooks, Futrli and Franchisee accounting.

Michael received his BBA in Finance from The University of Iowa and is currently pursuing his CPA.

Rachel Apple

Rachel joined BG Advisors CPA in November 2020. She is primarily responsible for Monthly Accounting, Tax Returns and Due Diligence. She started her career at a CPA firm where she was responsible for monthly accounting, filing sale tax returns and accounts payable. Subsequently she joined KloudScript, Inc as Staff Accountant where she was responsible for monthly accounting, internal controls and assisting CFO on ad hoc reports.

Rachel received her BS in Accounting from Flagler College.

Cari Zepeda

Cari joined BG Advisors CPA in January 2019. She is primarily responding for payroll and Book keeping. She is very detailed and organized. She is an expert in QuickBooks online and Desktop. She also helps with Tax return preparation.

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BG Advisors CPA is a full service CPA firm committed to helping growing businesses reach their goals. Combining decades of diverse corporate, finance and tax experience allows us to bring world-class expertise to every client we serve.

Address: 1250 E Diehl Rd, Suite 406 Naperville, IL 60563

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