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Cheryl Ward, CPA P.C. is a full-service CPA firm licensed in NJ. All our CPA's hold valid NJ CPA certificates.

Cheryl Ward, CPA, MST


Cheryl is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) licensed in New Jersey.  She has also earned her Master’s Degree in Taxation from Seton Hall University.  Cheryl began her career in accounting and taxation in 1991, when, after graduating from Montclair State College, she accepted a position with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  Over a period of 11 years, she held several positions at the IRS, including Revenue Officer, Employment Tax Examiner, and Revenue Agent.  After leaving the Internal Revenue Service, Cheryl worked as a Senior Staff Accountant at two mid-sized accounting firms, and, most recently, as a Managing Partner at a small accounting and tax firm in Manasquan, New Jersey.

Cheryl’s 26 years of professional experience with the Internal Revenue Service and public accounting firms has given her vast and varied experience with financial and tax accounting, tax preparation and planning, forensic accounting, and tax problem resolution. This experience, coupled with her Master’s Degree in Taxation, gives her the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to successfully handle even the most challenging tax and accounting issues.

Over and above her professional experience, Cheryl prides herself on her dedication to her clients, large and small alike.  By combining her experience and energy, each and every one of Cheryl’s clients receives close, personal attention and the professional expertise necessary to meet their goals. 

Cheryl and her family are sports fanatics.  During her spare time,  Cheryl enjoys watching hockey and football with her family.  You can often find Cheryl on a soccer field or at a track meet, where her children compete at the high school and college levels.  Cheryl also enjoys relaxing on the beach and sampling wines and craft beers.

Michael J. Bohrer, Esq., CPA

Michael J. Bohrer, Esq., CPA, is an Attorney-at-Law and Certified Public Accountant with almost forty (40) years of business experience.  For the past twenty-five (25) years, he operated his private firm where he specialized in (1) income tax planning and preparation for business and individual clients; (2) financial statement preparation; (3) estate planning and estate administration services; (4) trustee services; (5) small business counseling including the formation or purchase and sale of a business; (6) litigation support services; and (7) forensic accounting services.

Mr. Bohrer graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from LaSalle University in 1978, and Rutgers School of Law in 1995.

Tonya DeVita, Staff Accountant

Tonya DeVita is one of the knowledgeable associates at the firm.  Always having an interest in accounting, she earned her degree in Business Administration from Temple University.  Under the direction of the CPA, she is responsible for preparing business and individual tax returns and compiling financial statements, along with payroll processing and bookkeeping.  When she is not chained to her desk during tax season, Tonya enjoys relaxing at the beach.  With a craving for better competition than the Phillies can provide, she and her daughter are attempting to catch a game at every ballpark.  She currently resides in Egg Harbor Township.

Janet Webster, Administrative Assistant

Janet Webster has been employed with our firm for more than 6 years—she will be your first point of contact; whether you’re calling or visiting the office.  Before she settled down in Upper Township, Janet grew up in Linwood and earned her Associates Degree in Accounting from Goldey-Beacom College, Wilmington, DE.  Her responsibilities at the firm include all the administrative duties as well as bookkeeping and payroll functions for our clients.  During her free time, Janet enjoys watching and attending sporting events (she’s an avid Philly sports fan), wine tasting and traveling to visit her daughters.

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