Tricia joined the Gillespie team in 2010 as the company’s first director of finance. In this role, Tricia manages and oversees the finance and accounting related functions of the Gillespie Group properties and developments, including financial reporting, compliance and strategic development.

Prior to joining Gillespie Group, Tricia began her career as a CPA with Plante Moran, PLLC, one of the nation’s largest and most highly regarded CPA firms, where she specialized in the real estate and construction industry. Until her recent role with the Gillespie Group, she consulted independently with companies in the Lansing area, serving as interim controller/CFO.

Tricia is a native of the greater Lansing area and earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University. She is a certified public accountant (CPA), licensed in the state of Michigan. Tricia previously served on the Finance Committee for the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM), and was a Controllership Task Force member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA).