Attorney
Waveland Law Group LLC
John N. Walker, Esq.
Ph: 312-456-7745
john_n_walker@wavelandlaw.com
Graphic Arts and Designs
Dynasty Design Corporation
Desiree Taylor, President
Ph: 847-567-1423
dtaylor@dynastydesign.net
Marketing
AMINAH Consulting, Inc.
Donell B. Harmon, President
Ph: 312-810-4702
dharmon@aminahconsulting.com
Media
Johnson Omnimedia
Perry Johnson, President
Ph: 708-369-4533
Payroll Specialists
ADP Small Business Services
Brooke Wilke, Representative
Ph: 312-935-7139
brooke.wilke@adp.com
Retirement Planning
S.J. Kerr, LTD., P.C.
Simeon Kerr, C.P.A.
Ph: 847-676-8686
cpa@sjkltd.com
About Us
Desmond A. Taylor, C.P.A.
Managing Principal and Founder

PortraitAs Founder and Managing Principal of Desmond A. Taylor & Associates, Ltd., Desmond manages all operations including but not limited to business development, alliances, human resources, billing, client projects and more. Desmond is the first stop for client relations, as he formulates client strategies. Early in his career, Desmond honed the unique ability to navigate clients through one of the most stressful subjects of their lives; their finances. He is energized and motivated by the ability to work with clients who want to succeed and value what advice and direction he can offer.

Professional Experience

  • Desmond A. Taylor & Associates, Ltd., Evanston, IL - President

  • Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL - Adjunct Faculty – AEMM Department

  • NorthShore University HealthSystem (Formerly ENH), Evanston, IL - Manager of Accounting Policies, Procedures and Research

  • Manning Silverman & Co., C.P.A.’s, Lincolnshire, IL - Licensed Public Accountant

  • Kutchins, Robbins, & Diamond, Ltd., Northbrook, IL - Staff Accountant

Educational Background

  • Licensed by the State of Illinois’ Department of Professional Regulations as a Public Accountant (2002)

  • DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL - Bachelor of Science – Accounting (1996 – 2000)

Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member

  • Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society – Member