Katona promoted to partner


MARQUETTE — Certified public accountant Kara A. Katona has been promoted to partner at Makela, Toutant, Hill, Nardi & Katona PC, effective Jan. 1.

Katona joined the firm’s tax department 13 years ago and works with individual and business clients, specializing in taxation and planning for individuals, trusts and estates. She graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting/computer information systems, receiving the highest academic honor of summa cum laude.

Katona is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Marquette County and is a member of the Marquette Noon Kiwanis, the Economic Club of Marquette County, 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. She is a 2013 graduate of the Lake Superior Leadership Academy.

She resides in Negaunee Township with her husband, Chris.