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Our Experience

Supporting your business every step of the way with strategies and solutions you can trust.

The longevity of our own business – over 30 years – and the knowledge and backgrounds that our staff has to offer, ensure that we have the credentials to support your business efforts. Our firm was started by financial executives who previously worked for successful companies, so they have valuable experience in solving both the short- and long-term problems that arise in operating a business. With experience in both private industry and public accounting, our staff members are also skilled in bookkeeping and computer science. We have extensive experience with businesses like yours. Our clients will attest to the fact that we are the right choice for their business and when it comes to being the choice for accounting firms in Waukesha WI.



What does Betters’ exclusive one-on-one commitment mean to you?  It means we work with you individually while applying our knowledge, extensive experience, and dedication to your unique business situation. Since customer service is essential to the success of our client relationships, we are committed to answering your questions thoroughly and in a timely manner, helping to ensure that your business is the best it can be.


We have extensive experience working with a wide variety of businesses including: automotive, beauty salons, commissioned sales, contractors, day care, health and fitness, investment brokers, legal firms, landscaping, manufacturing, marketing, non-profits, video and photography, physicians, printing, real estate, restaurants, retail stores, trucking, wholesalers, and the service industry.

Over 30 Years of Accounting Experience


Meet Our Professionals

"With over 30 years in the accounting industry, I have served thousands of individuals and small businesses."
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Michael Betters

President & Owner
“My goal is to provide each client with most accurate information available regarding business registrations, while making the process as easy and as painless as possible.”
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Karla Betters

New Accounts and Registration Specialist
"Joining Betters & Associates, S.C. in 2005 as a Staff Accountant and now as a Senior Manager, I have the knowledge and experience to provide my clients with top tier service and guidance for all their business needs. I specialize in QuickBooks Online and Desktop and have worked with a variety of manufacturing software. I have the ability to seamlessly step into the Controller role within a business."
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Angie Ligman

Senior Manager
"With years of experience and extreme attention to detail I enjoy many aspects of accounting, especially reconciling accounts, preparing and analyzing financial statements, and bookkeeping."
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Jessica DeBack

Senior Staff Accountant
"Having joined Betters & Associates as a Senior Accounting Specialist, I’m excited to assist clients with special projects, strategic initiatives and long-term planning."
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Roxann Law

Senior Manager
"As a staff accountant, I love creating personal relationships with clients and assisting them with their accounting needs."
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Casie Erickson

Staff Accountant
"I look forward to expanding my knowledge base to further assist clients and their businesses."
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Collin Schmit

Tax Manager
"As an Administrative Assistant, I enjoy helping our clients and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction."
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Jamie Wenger

Accounting Assistant
“As Office Manager, I enjoy making our processes easier and more efficient for clients and our staff, as well as, getting to know clients to assist them better in the future.”

Jordan Clarksen

Office Manager
“I joined Betters & Associates in 2022 as the human resources and administrative specialist. My goal is to find the best talent to join our dedicated team and support our staff so they’re confident they can provide the best service to our clients. I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in anthropology and my years as a claims adjuster have taught me how important customer service and communication are to a successful team. I look forward to continuing to build our team and my own knowledge in how to best support them. In my free time I like to crochet for friends and family, play with my cat Pickles and dog Truly, and travel.”

Kayla Betters

Human Resources and Administrative Specialist
“I am happy to have joined the Betters & Associates team in the summer of 2022. As a staff accountant, I accurately and efficiently process bookkeeping, reconcile bank and credit card accounts, analyze financial statements, and process payrolls. With over ten years of accounting experience, I have worked with a number of small and large business. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my wife and son, being outside, and catching an occasional Brewers game.”

Ben Ellingboe

Staff Accountant