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About Us


We are proud of the reputation our firm has developed over the last 80 years, delivering quality with timely service.

McGuire, Yuhas, Huffman, & Buckley (formerly Richardson, Karloski, & Pinkley) began in public accounting in 1929. Since then, the roles of accountants and consultants have grown in importance every year. In 1999, our name changed to McGuire, Yuhas, Huffman, & Buckley, but the quality and timely service remains unchanged. Nearly every personal or business endeavor today requires an exact assessment of people, material, and money to succeed.

McGuire, Yuhas, Huffman, & Buckley, P.C. is a firm of Certified Public Accountants providing accounting, auditing, tax, and management consulting services throughout central Illinois.

We understand your business and financial needs by listening carefully, then delivering high quality service to meet those needs.

We strive to sharpen our listening skills and to strengthen our ability to deliver by implementing new information and technology, an intensive continuing education program, and by employing some of our industry's finest accountants.

Our business clients tell us we are most effective when we provide focused, industry-specific services.

We continue to enhance our expertise in retail, service industries, manufacturing, governmental entities, small businesses, and financial institutions.

In addition to our services for business clients, we offer a wide variety of financial services for individual needs - income tax returns, tax planning, estate planning, and retirement planning.

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Partners & Staff

Daniel J. McGuire, CPA, CVA

Daniel J. McGuire joined the firm in 1974 and became an owner in 1979. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1975, and in 2000, he received his Certified Valuation Analysis (CVA). Dan specializes in providing complete financial and tax consulting services to small businesses, not for profit organizations, and individuals.

This includes:

  • Financial and Compliance Audits
  • Financial and Estate Planning
  • Business Valuations
  • Preparation and Analysis of Interim Financial Statements


Dan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants, Central Illinois Estate Planning Council, and National Association of Certified Valuation Analysis. He received his BS degree in accounting from Illinois State University.

Dan is an active member of his church and the Kiwanis Club of Decatur. (217) 428-2127



Robert J. Yuhas, CPA, CFP

Robert J. Yuhas joined the firm in 1976 after graduating from Illinois State University. He passed the CPA exam shortly thereafter and became a CFP (Certified Financial Planner) in 1997. Bob enjoys working with small business owners, not for profit organizations, and credit unions. He also enjoys helping individuals reduce taxes through out the year including the preparation of their personal tax returns. He finds year end tax planning is quite beneficial.

Bob's membership and activities include:

  • The American Institute of Certified Accountants,
  • Illinois CPA Society,
  • Richland Community College Foundation, (former board member for ten years),
  • Former Commissioner of the Decatur Housing Authority, serving more than 20 years.


Bob definitely enjoys golf, and travveling with his wife, He has four grown children and one grand daughter. (217) 428-2127



Kevin J. Huffman, CPA

Kevin J. Huffman joined the firm in 1982 and became an owner in 1989. He received his Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois in 1981, and became a Certified Public Accountant in May of 1981. Kevin began his career with Arthur Young and Company in their Chicago office. Kevin now staffs the firm's office in Arthur. He is also a Registered Investment Advisor Representative.

Kevin provides a variety of financial services to his clients. His clients include families and individuals, farmers, small businesses, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations.

His services include:

  • Income Tax Planning and Preparation
  • Estate and Financial Planning
  • Compilations of Financial Statements
  • General Accounting and Bookkeeping Services
  • Payroll and Payroll Tax Preparation
  • Small Business Planning


Kevin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society. He is an active member of the Arthur Association of Commerce, the Arthur Rotary Club, the Arthur Area Economic Development Corporation and the Fighting Illini Scholarship Fund. He is a member of the Vine Street Christian Church in Arthur. Kevin and his wife Carol reside in Arthur. (217) 543-2184



Kevin R. Buckley, CPA

Kevin joined the firm after graduation from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with his Degree in Accounting. He was a CPA in Florida and a Controller/Treasurer of a local manufacturer before becoming a partner in 1989. He became a registered investment advisor in 2000. Kevin is a member of the AICPA, Illinois Society of CPAs and is an active member in his church and loves to fish and golf.

Kevin's emphasis is in:

  • Small Business consulting, accounting, and problem solving,.
  • Preparation of payroll, payroll taxes and sales tax.
  • Tax planning and preparation.
  • Financial planning and implementation.
  • Audits of local governments.
  • Reviews and compilations of private companies.


Kevin's major emphasis is providing his clients with the timely assistance they need to accomplish their business and personal goals while being their number one reference source. With today's technology there is no shortage of information, just a shortage of people who can help you find it and apply it profitably. Kevin is a member of the AICPA, Illinois Society of CPAs and is involved in various boards, organizations and wants to serve God daily. Kevin loves to fish and be involved with anything having to do with his grandchildren. (217) 428-2127



Tracie L. England, CPA

Tracie L. England joined the firm in 1991, while attending Illinois State University. Tracie received her AS degree in 1991 from Richland Community College, and her BS degree in 1994 from Illinois State University. Tracie has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1994 and became an owner in 2013. Tracie focuses in providing consulting, auditing, and tax services to small businesses, not-for-profit agencies, local governmental entities and credit unions.

This includes:

  • Audits of Financial Statements.
  • Compilations and Reviews of Financial Statements.
  • Quickbooks and Other Accounting Software Consulting.
  • General Accounting and Bookkeeping Services.
  • Assistance with Payroll, Payroll Taxes and Sales Tax.
  • Income Tax Preparation.


Tracie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Tracie serves as teasurer and enjoys working with the Youth Group. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons and watching her youngest son play football at Missouri S & T. (217) 428-2127



Cody R. Buckley, CPA

Cody joined the firm in 2008 and became an owner in 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and his Master of Professional Accountancy from Illinois State University in 2005. Shortly thereafter, he passed the CPA exam and began practicing in Decatur.

During his time as a CPA, he has focused on:

  • Business, Non-Profit, and Personal Tax Planning and Tax Return Preparation
  • Multistate Taxation
  • Financial Audits of For-Profit, Non-Profit, and Governmental Entities
  • Compilations and Reviews of Financial Statements
  • General Accounting, Bookkeeping Services, and Payroll Services (including realted payroll taxes).


Cody's memberships and organizations include:

  • President of Mt. Zion Youth Baseball and Softball
  • Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce board member
  • Active member and Deacon at GT Church
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • IL CPA Society

Cody enjoys coaching his sons, golfing, and fishing. He resides in Mt. Zion with his wife and two sons. (217) 428-2127


Staff Member List

  • McGuire Yuhas Huffman & Buckley PC
  • 334 West El Dorado Street
  • Decatur, IL 62522
  • Telephone: (217) 543-2184
  • Fax: (217) 543-2185