Maryland's Trusted Name in Accounting and Bookkeeping
Established 1982

Our Staff

At Draper & McGinley, PA in Frederick, Maryland, we are committed to serving you, our client. To ensure you receive the finest, most accurate service possible, we have Certified Public Accountants (CPA) on staff who are all members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) and the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals (MSATP). Our partners have over 100 years of combined experience in public accounting and we strive to keep that experience updated to serve your needs.

James A. Draper, CPA, MBA, Principal:

Jim Draper has practiced public accounting in Frederick, MD for more than 37 years. Formerly a member of the faculty at Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD (as well as a graduate of their accounting program), he has broad experience in the field of taxation with concentrations in real estate, start-ups, and land preservation. As an active member of the business community, he has chaired the Heartly House board, been President of the Rotary Club of Fredericktowne, served as an officer in the Frederick Jaycees and the Monocracy Aquatic Club. Jim is a member of the AICPA, MACPA, Frederick YMCA Board and Treasurer for the Catoctin Land Trust as well as the Mid Maryland Land Trust.

Michael A. McGinley, CPA, Principal:

Michael McGinley has practiced public accounting in Frederick and Hagerstown for more than 38 years. While providing tax planning and accounting services, his specialty is in estate planning and administration. Michael is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, licensed through the National Institute for Excellence in Professional Education. Michael is a member of the AICPA and the MACPA. Michael graduated from Mount St. Mary's University with an accounting degree. He serves as a member of the Mount St. Mary's Seminary Rector's Council.

Joyce A. Draper, CPA, Principal:

Joyce Draper has 35 years of experience providing accounting and tax services to businesses and individuals, including consulting with new businesses, and preparation of financial statements. She also prepares tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and not-for-profit organizations. Ms. Draper is a 1978 graduate of Mount St. Mary's University where she received an accounting degree. She is Vice President of the Frederick Business and Professional Women's Club and is the CFO of the Foundation of the Maryland Business and Professional Women's Club. Ms. Draper is a member of the Rotary Club of Frederick. She has served on the board of the Maryland Shakespeare Festival and the President's Council at Mount St. Mary's University. Ms. Draper is a member of the AICPA and the MACPA.

Michele Mills, CPA, Principal:

Michele Mills is responsible for the Firm's Accounting and Auditing Department. She has more than 23 years of public accounting experience. She graduated cum laude from Frostburg State University. In addition, she specializes in governmental and nonprofit audits, including audits performed in accordance with Governmental Auditing Standards and OMB Circular A-133. She has worked with several Federal and State agencies including the Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education. She prepares compiled and reviewed financial statements and has experience with employee benefit plan audits. Ms. Mills is a member of the MACPA and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Woman to Woman Mentoring Program and chairs the Financial Oversight Committee.

Mike McGinley, CPA/ABV, Manager:

Mike McGinley, CPA/ABV, has been with the firm since 2007 as a manager. Prior to joining Draper & McGinley, PA, he was in the audit practice with Deloitte & Touche for five years. He has broad cross-functional experience with Business and Individual Taxation, Attest Services including implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and Business Valuation Services (AICPA Accredited in Business Valuation). He is a member of the AICPA and VSCPA and a graduate of Mount St. Mary's University. Mike serves as the Board Treasurer for the Parent-Child Center for Hagerstown and is on the finance committees of Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg and St. Ann's Catholic Church in Hagerstown. He is corroboratively trained as a financial neutral in divorce matters and has been qualified as an expert witness in Washington County, MD.

Contact us in Frederick, Maryland, to learn more about our accounting firm and our staff.