231.348.7900
Serving Clients throughout Northern Michigan Since 1996

Joe Kanine joined the Firm in 1996 and is a current shareholder at William R. Kanine, P.C. He has over 19 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. Joe is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting. Prior to joining William R. Kanine, P.C., Joe was an assistant director of finance for Fabiano Brothers, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Joe is involved in the audit, review, and compilation of financial statements as well as the tax preparation services offered by the Firm.

William R. Kanine, CPA
Joseph A. Kanine, CPA
Kristy M. Fralick, CPA
Cathy J. Ecker, Administrator
Kristina L. Pethers, CPA
Nicholas M. Moore, CPA

Bill Kanine started the Firm in 1996 and is a current shareholder at William R. Kanine, P.C. He has over 32 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to practicing in the Petoskey community, Bill was an Audit Manager at KPMG Peat Marwick in Lansing/Detroit. Bill graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting. Bill is involved in the audit, review, and compilation of financial statements as well as the tax preparation services offered by the Firm.

Kristy Fralick joined the Firm in 2004 and is a current shareholder at William R. Kanine, P.C. She has over 13 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. Kristy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Alma College with a Bachelor of Arts with a major in business administration. Prior to joining William R. Kanine, P.C., Kristy was a staff accountant with Andrews, Hooper and Pavlik, P.L.C. in Saginaw, Michigan. Kristy is involved in the audit, review, and compilation of financial statements, tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping services that are offered by the Firm.

Cat Ecker joined the Firm in 1996 and has over 26 years of experience as a support staff member in Public Accounting. Prior to her experience in Public Accounting, Cat worked eleven years at Allied Signal Aerospace in Boyne City as a manufacturing engineer assistant. Cat is the Office Administrator for William R. Kanine, P.C. and is responsible for the firm’s Information Technology (IT) configuration and network. Cat is also in-charge of the firm’s business advisory engagements including tax, payroll processing, computerized general ledger setup, consultation and data entry, including monthly/quarterly/annual reporting requirements.

Kristina Pethers joined the Firm in 2011 and has recently earned her Certified Public Accountant license. She has over 5 years of experience in Public Accounting. Kristina graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Lake Superior State University. Kristina is involved in the audit, review, and compilation of financial statements, tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping services that are offered by the Firm.

Nick Moore joined the Firm in 2014 and has recently earned his Certified Public Accountant license. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Adrian College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration. Nick is involved in the audit, review, and compilation of financial statements, tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping services that are offered by the Firm.

William R. Kanine, P.C. is comprised of very capable people to offer a level of services individuals and businesses need to be successful and proactive with current and future financial issues.


William R. Kanine, P.C. is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Our firm professionals attend the best continuing education programs available including national conferences on tax planning/changes and specialized industry seminars.


William R. Kanine, P.C. was incorporated as a professional corporation in July of 1996. The shareholders of the firm are William R. Kanine, Joseph A. Kanine and Kristy M. Fralick.


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