Standish Office

106 E Cedar, Standish MI 48658, PO Box 605



Robin Smith Martin


Robin was born in Gladwin, MI, and resided there until the age of 4, her family then traveled for some time returning to Gladwin in 1981. Robin is a Beaverton resident with her husband of over 15 years and they have four children and eight grandchildren. Robin graduated from Gladwin High School in 1983 and then attended Central Michigan University where she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting. After college, Robin opened her own accounting business, Smith & Associates, CPA in the spring of 1996. Where she has been in business for more than 25 years. After being in business for 8 years, Robin opened her second location in Grayling, MI, in December 2005. Which led to a third office location in Standish, MI, in October 2008. Many years of those three office locations led her to our newest location in Lake City, MI. Robin likes to be very involved in our local community and its events including many sponsorships, like the 4th of July Parade, Gladwin and Midland County 4H, BYRP, and more! Robin is an avid community member and looks forward to servicing our local accounting needs.

Alisha Foust


Alisha was born and raised in Tawas City, MI. Alisha currently lives in Linwood with her husband and two children. Alisha graduated from Ferris State University in December 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has been working with the company since November 2014. In college, Alisha was in a sorority Lambda Kappa Sigma that participated in several volunteer activities including Adopt a Highway, Safe Ride, Recycling, and Relay for Life. Alisha is currently working on obtaining her CPA license through GLEIM CPA. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family in her free time. Alisha enjoys her clients and her community and looks forward to her future goals.

Cari Jefferson

Administrative Assistant

Cari was born and raised in Beaverton, MI, graduating from Beaverton High School. She moved to Laurel, Maryland and raised two children, moving back to Michigan in 2011 to be closer to her family and long-time friends. She has worked for over 30 years in business administration including the Federal Highway Administration and private sector companies. She has been active in local politics and various volunteer activities such as the 4th of July parade in Beaverton and being Match Coordinator for the Tobacco River Muzzleloaders Territorial Shoot each August. Cari has the ability to juggle many tasks at one time and knows how to get the job done efficiently and on time.

Carol Gradowski

Administrative Assistant

Carol grew up in Dansville, MI. Carol and her husband moved to Bentley, MI in January 2014. They have been married since November 2009 and have two children. They enjoy off-roading and drag racing as a family. Carol enjoys going on walks with her children and dogs, reading and flower gardening. Carol started working with Smith & Associates in May of 2022 and looks forward to continuing to grow and learn with this company and serving her community and clients.