Who We Are

Who We Are

MAT Accountants & Advisors is a unique group of accounting professionals that work as a team to meet and exceed your expectations. We have expanded to keep pace with client demand in the area and now have three offices to serve individuals and businesses.

All of our specialized staff is committed to professional continuing education, bringing the latest regulations and best practices to the firm, and ultimately to our clients. This makes us a trusted advisor, providing insightful advice to enable clients to make intelligent and informed financial decisions. 

Our exemplary service has helped us grow organically from people who know us best, our clients. Much of our most recent growth is due to our clients who understand the value and comprehensive services that we provide. To these clients, we thank you!  

Michael A. Tunney, CPA, MBA

Managing Principal 

Michael has more than 35 years of experience in financial accounting, income taxes and consulting.  Michael attended Xavier University located in Cincinnati, Ohio receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. After graduating from Xavier University, Michael attended Loyola University in Chicago, IL  receiving a Masters in Business Administration.

Michael worked in various accounting roles including general ledger software consulting, auditing and accounting manager positions before establishing MAT Accountants & Advisors.

Michael and his wife Lisa have eight children together.


Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in Illinois and Indiana

Rosa Cardenas, CPA, MBA

Manager, Tax and Compliance

Rosa has more than 18 years in financial accounting and taxation. Rosa graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting in 1998 from Saint Xavier University in Chicago.  Rosa also attanded Saint Xavier's Masters program and received a Masters in Finance in 2005.  

Rosa has been at MAT Accountants & Advisors for more than 16 years.  Before coming to MAT Accountants & Advisors, Rosa worked at Altschuler, Melvoin and Glasser in the tax division.  Rosa spiecializes in personal and business income tax, financial reporting, tax planning, budgeting and consulting.

Rosa and her family live in Tinley Park.


Certified Public Accountant, Registered in Illinois

Veronica Cardenas

Bookkeeper/Payroll Specialist

Veronica has been with MAT Accountants & Advisors for more than 16 years. Having experience in general Ledger, payroll processing and sales tax preparation.  Before joining MAT Accountants & Advisors team Veronica worked at Richard J. Daley College as a Career Placement and Transfer Center Associate.

Jessie Yonker

Accounting Manager

Jessie has more than 20 years of financial accounting and taxation experience.  Jessie specializes in payroll, financial reporting, and the preparation of corporate and personal income tax returns.  

Prior to working for MAT Accountants & Advisors Jessie worked at various Chicago brokerage firms as a sales assistant.

Angela Doan


Angela currently is the receptiojnist for the Hammond office.  Angela also assists the staff with bookkeeping, reconciliations, payroll and financial statement preparation.

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At MAT Accountants & Advisors, we've been serving the accounting needs of Orland Park, IL and the surrounding areas for years. If you need help managing any aspect of your home or business's finances, we want to hear from you.

Please fill out this form and let us know how we can be of service. We will happily offer you a FREE initial consultation to determine how we can best serve you.

Thank you for visiting. We look forward to working together!

MAT Accountants & Advisors

8000 West 159th St., STE 2 S,
Orland Park, IL 60462
T: (312) 281-2091
F: (708)364-1749
E: Info@mataccountants.com


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8000 W. 159th St., STE 2 S, Orland Park, IL 60462

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